Aditya_V wrote:Well given our past experiences 1965 and 1971, Pathankot 25km from the border comes with very little reaction time to defend and always has been subject to special attention by PAF, Kangra Airport 55KM from Pathankot can be used as offensive operations in the same theatre, especially to cover Islamabad Peshawer, Chamb Jourian sector etc.
Chandigarh, Ambala et al are good 200KM away from Pathankot.
Amritsar air base is less than 30 km from IB. Pathankot AFB is less than 60 km. Thus spake Aunty Wikimapia