Muharraq airfield is a military base run by the United States Navy and typically ships supplies from various countries. Security is considered some of the best in the world. It is run by the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Marines, the Bahrain Police. It is located near the Bahrain International Airport.
The Royal Air Force established a base there in the area as RAF Bahrain in April 1943. It was renamed RAF Muharraq in 1963 and they left during December 1971