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Bagram Airfield is one of the largest U.S. military bases in Afghanistan. It is located next to the ancient city of Bagram, 11 kilometres southeast of Charikar in the Parwan Province of Afghanistan. The airfield comes with a dual-runway capable of handling any size military aircraft, including Boeing C-17 Globemaster III and Antonov An-225. The base is mainly occupied by the U.S. Armed Forces, the International Security Assistance Force and minimally by the military of Afghanistan. Bagram Air Base is currently maintained by the Combined Joint Task Force 1st Infantry Division, having taken over from the 1st Cavalry Division in the Spring of 2012. It is also maintained by 10th Combat Aviation Brigade and 3-10 GSAB of the U.S. Army, with the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing of the U.S. Air Force and other U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, and ISAF units having sizable tenant populations. In addition, the U.S. government regional platform for the east is at the base, staffed by civilians. The ICAO ID is OAIX and it is specifically at 34.944N, 69.259E at 1,492 metres above sea level. One of Bagram's runways is 3,003 metres long and the other is 3,500 metres long, which was built and completed by the United States in late 2006. There are a number of large hangars, a control tower, numerous support buildings, and various housing areas. There are also more than 32 acres of ramp space and five aircraft dispersal areas, with over 110 revetments. Many support buildings and base housing built by the Soviet Armed Forces during their occupation were destroyed by years of fighting between various warring Afghan factions after the Soviets left. New barracks and office buildings are being constructed at the present time, and the base is slowly expanding. (via Freebase)