Armed Forces Overviews
China Air Force
China Air Force
中国空军
Eastern Theatre Command
Early 2016 Low Rate Initial Production J20 aircraft started testflying. September 2017 saw the first J20 with indigenous WS-10 engines.
Photo: Internet
Anqing (ZSAQ)
安庆 (Anqing/North)
Rwy: 06/24
Pos: 30°34'56"N 117°03'01"E
Elev: 43 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
10th Bomber Division
第10轰炸机师


28th Air Regiment
H6K 2xx1x
(001-049)
Mid 2012 H6Ks started to replace the H6H that went to 29th Reg.

In 2012 the 10th Division became the second unit to operate the modernised H6K. With this long-range bomber operational rendez-vous with RoCAF fighters near the Taiwanese border may become more frequent.
Photo: RoCAF
Changxing
长兴
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 30°58'07"N 119°43'47"E
Elev: 234 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Shanghai Base
空军上海基地


8th Brigade
J10A
J10S
61x9x
The J10s were delivered early 2006 and replaced J7II.
June 2017 the 8th Regiment (serials 10x4x) turned into the 8th Brigade using a new serial batch.

Daishan
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 30°17'05"N 122°08'35"E
Elev: 3 ft
Battalion Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
UAV Battalion

2nd UAV Regiment
BZK-005
BZK-007
In 2013 this disused Air Base was reopened for use by UAV's for Airborne Early Warning duties.

Fuzhou (ZSFZ)
福州机场
Rwy: 08/26
Pos: 26°00'14"N 119°18'46"E
Elev: 11 ft
Brigade Dadui (Squadron) Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Unmanned Attack Brigade

5th Dadui
J6 drone
Fuzhou used to be home of the 49th Division (J6).
The airfield can also accomodate a full size fighter Regiment.

Hangzhou/Jianqiao
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 30°20'16"N 120°14'24"E
Elev: 34 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Shanghai Base
空军上海基地


83rd Air Brigade
JH7A
Q5J
69x4x
JH7A entered service in 2004 with the Division.
In 2010 JJ6 were replaced by Q5J dual seaters.
In 2017 the 83rd Regiment (serials 30x9x) turned into the 83rd Brigade using a new serial batch.

The JH7A has replaced many Q5s in the ground attack role.
Photo: PLAAF
Ji'an (ZSJA)
Jinggangshan (吉安市 井冈山机场)
Rwy: 08/26
Pos: 26°51'27"N 114°44'12"E
Elev: 268 ft
Brigade Dadui (Squadron) Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Unmanned Attack Brigade

4th Dadui
J6 drone
The status of the J6s is unclear.
2nd Indep. Regiment (Navy) used to operate from this base. It is not unlikely this Regiment is still operating from this base.


Jiaxing
嘉兴
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 30°42'20"N 120°40'27"E
Elev: 26 ft
Base Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Shanghai Base
空军上海基地


84th Air Regiment
JH7A 3xx9x
(101-150)
Late 2011 the Q5s were replaced by JH7As.
The air base is also used by 20th Division aircraft on detachment.

Jiujiang/Lushan (ZSJJ)
庐山 (Mahuiling)
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 29°28'37"N 115°48'06"E
Elev: 153ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Eastern TC

Air Brigade
Y9?
Unitil 2013 14th Division/31st Regiment with J7Es moved from this base to Rugao.
End 2017 sun shelters were erected for a transport Brigade.

Liangcheng (ZBSZ)
Longyan Guanzhi (龙岩冠豸山)
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 25°40'35"N 116°44'46"E
Elev: 1222 ft
Brigade Dadui (Squadron) Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Unmanned Attack Brigade

1st Dadui
J6 drone
The airfield is also used for full size fighter Regiment deployments.

Lianyungang (ZSLG)
Baitabu
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 34°34'19"N 118°52'26"E
Elev: 52 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Eastern TC

95th Air Brigade
J11B 70x6x
The 19th Div/57th Regiment was re-established from Jinan MRTB 2nd Regiment in 2010 with J11B (serials 3xx0x) after it had been disbanded in 1988.
In 2012 the 19th Div/57th Reg got subordinated to the re-formed 32nd Division as 95th Regiment.
In 2017 the 95th Regiment (serials 40x3x) turned into 95th Brigade using a new serial batch.

Longtian (ZSLT)
龙田
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 25°34'22"N 119°27'41"E
Elev: 33 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
No Division

No Regiment
No aircraft
The airfield can accomodate a full fighter regiment on deployment.

Luhe/Ma'an
Rwy: 06/24
Pos: 32°22'40"N 118°47'39"E
Elev: 58 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
10th Bomber Division
第10轰炸机师


29th Air Regiment
H6H 2xx1x
(050-099)


30th Air Regiment
H6M 2xx1x
(101-150)
No Division

Unknown regiment
Y5
Y7
In 2013 H6As were replaced by H6H from the 28th Regiment (2xx1x (001-050)).
In 2015 the 29th Regiment relocated from Nanjing/Dajiaochang.
Early 2017 H6Ms were received from 108th Regiment.

Luocheng/Huian
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 25°01'35"N 118°48'26"E
Elev: 93 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
No Division

No Regiment
No aircraft
This former J6 Air Force base now is now actively used by the Army (73rd LH Brigade) and can be used for halve size fighter Regiments (1 squadron) on deployments.

Nanchang/Xiangtang
向塘
Rwy: rwy 01/19
Pos: 28°25'18"N 115°55'24"E
Elev: 81 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Eastern TC

40th Air Brigade
J11A
J11BS
J16?
Su-27UBK
65x1x
Mid 2017 the 40th Regiment (serials 20x5x) turned into 40th Brigade using a new serial batch.
December 2017 it was rumored the 40th Brigade received J16, with J11s going to 55th Brigade

Nanjing
Rwy: 06/24, HEL
Pos: 31°58'19"N 118°50'29"E
Elev: 28 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Eastern TC

Transportation and SAR Brigade
Y5
Y7G
Mi-171Salon
Z8K
51x1x
Nanjing Air Base is also used by the 5th Army Aviation Regiment.
In 2017 the 77th Regiment (serials 30x7x) turned into the Transportation and Search and Rescue Brigade using a new serial batch.

For SAR and CSAR operations the SAR Brigade (formally 26th Division) operates Z8K helicopters, based at Nanjing.
Photo: Unknown
The Air Force uses four Salon versions of the Mi-171 in the VIP role. In 2017 the Regiment turned into a Brigade with new serials
Photo: Unknown
Ningbo/Zhuangqiao
路桥
Rwy: rwy 12/30
Pos: 29°55'26"N 121°34'26"E
Elev: 15 ft
Battalion Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
UAV Battalion

1st UAV Regiment
UAV's

Quzhou (ZSJU)
衢州
Rwy: 06/24
Pos: 28°57'59"N 118°53'58"E
Elev: 226 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Fuzhou Base

85th Air Brigade
空85旅

Su-30MKK 69x6x
In 2003 J7IIs were replaced by the Su-30 although these were still noted in 2006.
In 2012 29th Div/85th Reg (serials 4xx0x) turned into a Brigade subordinate to Shanghai Base. Subordination changed in 2017 to Fuzhou base.

Rugao (ZSRG)
Rwy: 15/33
Pos: 32°15'26"N 120°30'10"E
Elev: 20 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Shanghai Base
空军上海基地


86th Air Brigade
J7E 69x7x
Shanghai Base’s 86th Air Brigade, formed at Jiujiang/Lushan from 14th Div/41st Reg (serials 2xx5x) in April 2012, move to Rugao early 2013..

After the reorganisation into a Brigade the unit moved from Jiujiang/Lushan to Rugao.
Photo: Internet
Shanghai/Chongming Island
崇明岛
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 31°39'51"N 121°31'09"E
Elev: 9 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Shanghai Base
空军上海基地


78th Air Brigade
空78旅

J8DF
JJ7A
68x9x
87th Regiment operated out of Chongming using J8Bs until it was transformed in a Special Operations unit (serials 4xx0x).
In 2012 29th Div/87th Reg changed into Shanghai Base/78th Brigade.
In 2017 J8DFs from 4th Regiment replaced the not modifief J8DHs.

In addition to the development airframe at CFTE four KJ2000 are used in the AWACS role.
Photo: internet
Suzhou (ZSSZ)
苏州
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 31°15'47"N 120°24'03"E
Elev: 30 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Shanghai Base
空军上海基地


93rd Air Brigade
空93旅

J8FR
JJ7A
70x4x
In 2005 the 3rd Independent Regiment(serials 3xx2) was subordinated to 26th Div as 78th Regiment (serials 3xx7x).
J8FR started to replace JZ6 at or before 2011.
In April 2012 the 26th Div/78th Reg changed into a Brigade subordinate to Shanghai Base.

Wuhu (ZSWU)
芜湖
Rwy: 08/26
Pos: 31°23'27"N 118°24'34"E
Elev: 41 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Shanghai Base
空军上海基地


7th Air Brigade
J16 61x8x


9th Air Brigade
Su-30MKK
J20?
62x0x
In 2011 J7Hs of the 7th Regiment were replaced by J7E (J7L) and J7G. In 2017 these were replaced by J16, with J7L going to 21st Brigade.
Also in 2017 the 7th Regiment (serials 10x4x) turned into 7th Brigade using a new serial batch.

Su-30s replaced Su-27SK/UBK (serials 13x4x) in the 9th Regiment
Around June 2017 the 9th Regiment (serials 11x4x) turned into 9th Brigade using a new serial batch.
End of Ma 2018 it was rumoured that J20s were arriving with the Briade.

Wuxi/Shuofang (ZSWX)
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 31°29'50"N 120°25'50"E
Elev: 25 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
26th Special Missions Aircraft Division

76th Regiment
Y8C
KJ500 (GX9)
3xx7x
(001-049)


77th Regiment
KJ200
KJ2000
Y8T (GX3)
3xx7x
(051-100)
Early 2006 AWACS operations started from this airbase.
In 2017 the Regiment was split in two regiments leaving questions about the current location of 76th Regiment.

This KJ200A 30672 of the 77th Regiment is an improved version of the KJ200 flying with 76th Regiment.
Photo: PLAAF
At Wuxi at least three KJ500 AWACS aircraft were operational in 2018 with more to come.
Photo: Internet
Wuyishan (ZSWY)
武夷山
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 27°42'03"N 118°00'01"E
Elev: 648 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Fuzhou Base

41st Air Brigade
Su-27UBK
J11A
J11BS
65x2x
Unmanned Attack Brigade

3rd Dadui
J6 drone
In 2008 the 29th Div/86th Reg (serials 4xx0x) based at Quzhou received J11s from 1st Division. The J7D went to 30th Div.
In April 2012 the Regiment got subordinated to 14th Div (with the origional 41st Regiment becoming 86th Brigade).
The Regiment then moved to Wuyishan.
In 2017 the 41st Regiment (serials 20x5x) turned into 41st Brigade using a new serial batch.

Xiapu
霞浦
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 26°56'30"N 120°04'39"E
Elev: 1250 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
No Division

No Regiment
No aircraft
The airfield can accomodate a full size fighter Regiment deployment.

Zhangshu
樟树
Rwy: 06/24
Pos: 28°01'25"N 115°33'00"E
Elev: 92 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
14th Fighter Division
第14歼击机师


42nd Air Regiment
J7L 2xx5x
{101-150)
In 2017 the J7L went to 21st Brigade.

Zhangzhou
Rwy: 09/27
Pos: 24°33'42"N 117°39'17"E
Elev: 38 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
No Division

No Regiment
No aircraft
The airfield is used for full fighter regiment deployments.

China Air Force
中国空军
Southern Theatre Command
Bose/Tianyang (ZGBS)
百色 Baise
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 23°43'11"N 106°57'39"E
Elev: 483 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Nanning Base
空军南宁基地


124th Air Brigade
空124旅

J10
J10S
73x5x
In April 2012 42nd Div/124th Reg flying with J7H/JJ7A (serials 5xx3x) turned into a Brigade subordinated to Nanning Base. End 2013 the first J10s were received.

Changsha/City
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 28°04'09"N 112°57'27"E
Elev: 161 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Southern TC

54th Air Brigade
Su-30MKK 66x5x
The 54th Reg received Su-30MKK in 2003. Due to its serial allocation (20xx9x) it had been widely believed this to be the 53rd Regiment.
At/before 2017 the 54th Regiment turned into the 54th Brigade using a new serial batch (66x5x).

At Changsha also a minitary AVIC overhaul facility is located.

Chongqing/Baishiyi
重庆
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 29°29'45"N 106°21'33"E
Elev: 979 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Southern TC

98th Air Brigade
J11
J16
Su-27SK
Su-27UBK
70x9x
In 2017 the 98th Regiment (serials 40x4x) turned into 98th Brigade using a new serial batch.
Early 2018 J16 started to replace J11/Su-27SK.

Foshan (ZGFS)
佛山市
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 23°05'00"N 113°04'16"E
Elev: 0 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
2nd Fighter Division
第2歼击机师


4th Air Regiment
J11 61x5x
April 2012 9th Div/27th Reg (J8DH/J8DF with serials 2xx0x) became subordinated to 2nd Div as 4th Regiment.
In 2017 J11s from 6th Brigade replaced the J8s that went to 78th Regiment.
In 2017 the 4th Regiment (serials 10x3x) turned into 4th Brigade using a new serial batch (serials 61x5x).

Guangzhou/East
广州
Rwy: 14/32
Pos: 23°09'53"N 113°22'09"E
Elev: 45ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Southern TC

Transportation and SAR Brigade
Y7-100
Z9
Mi-17
52x1x
At Guangzhou/East the MRAF HQ is based. It is understood the serial range (6x5x) changed in 2012.
In 2017 the regiment changed into a Transport Brigade

Guilin/Li Chia Tsun
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 25°11'38"N 110°19'13"E
Elev: 487 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Nanning Base
空军南宁基地


5th Air Brigade
J10B
J10S
61x6x
By November 2015 the J10A was replaced by the J10B.
Mid 2017 the 5th Regiment (serials 10x3x) turned into 5th Brigade using a new serial batch.

Hong Kong/Shek Kong
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 22°26'12"N 114°04'49"E
Elev: 50 ft
Garrison Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Hong Kong Garrison

Independent Helicopter Regiment
Z8KH
Z9WZ
Z9ZH
6x0x

Huiyang
Rwy: 09/27
Pos: 23°02'55"N 114°36'03"E
Elev: 46ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Southern TC

26th Air Brigade
J10A
J10S
63x7x
21 December 2009 the first four J10As were formally accepted. Before the arrival of the J10s the Regiment operated J7H aircraft as 35th Div/103rd Reg (serials 4xx6x) from Shantou Northeast.
In 2017 the 26th Regiment (serials 20x0x) turned into 26th Brigade using a new serial batch.

Leiyang
耒阳
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 26°35'12"N 112°53'34"E
Elev: 300 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
8th Bomber Division
第8轰炸机师


23rd Air Regiment
HU6 1xx9x
(050-099)


24th Air Regiment
H6K 1xx9x
(101-150)
The current 23rd Regiment originates from 143rd Reg. 48th Div/143rd Reg had become an independent Regiment in 1992 and was subordinated to 8th division in July 1999. In 2002 the Regiment number changed into 23rd Reg. The origional 23rd Regiment had been disbanded in August 1985.

Mid 2012 the 24th Regiment started receiving H6K.
5km soutwest of Leiyang the auxiliary strip Leiyang Southwest is located.
It is believed the 24th Regiment had moved to Yangtang Li (Xingning) by 2013.

Liuzhou/Bailian (ZGZH)
柳州
Rwy: 16/34
Pos: 24°12'28"N 109°23'29"E
Elev: 299 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Nanning Base
空军南宁基地


126th Air Brigade
空126旅

JH7A 73x7x
In April 2012 2nd Div/4th Reg (serials 1xx3x) became a Brigade subordinate to Nanning Base.
At the same time 9th Div/27th Reg (J8DH) was subordinated to 2nd Div as 4th Regiment.
In 2016 the J7IIs were replaced by JH7A.

Luliang
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 24°59'17"N 103°38'34"E
Elev: 6083 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Nanning Base
空军南宁基地


131st Air Brigade
J10C
J10S
74x2x
Early 2016 the J10Cs replaced the J10As that went to 130th Regiment.
Mid 2017 the 131st Regiment (serials 50x5x) turned into 131th Brigade using a new serial batch.

On 13 July 2004 the 131st Regiment of the 44th Division (now a Brigade) at Luliang AB was the first front line Regiment to receive the J10A.
Photo: Lin IMAGE
Mengzi
蒙自
Rwy: 14/32
Pos: 23°23'40"N 103°20'04"E
Elev: 4237 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Nanning Base
空军南宁基地


130th Air Brigade
J10A
J10S
74x1x
In 2016/2017 J10s from 131st Regiment repalced the J7H.
Mid 2017 the 130th Regiment (serials 50x5x) turned into 130th Brigade using a new serial batch.

Nanning/Wuxu (ZGNN)
南宁
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 22°36'30"N 108°10'32"E
Elev: 417 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Nanning Base
空军南宁基地


125th Air Brigade
空125旅

J7H
JJ7A
73x6x
Before August 1986 the 42nd Div/125th Reg was flying around as 18th Div/53 Reg that had been established in January 1954.
In April 2012 42nd Div/125th Reg turned into a Brigade subordinate to Nanning Base.
The unofficial motto is: "Second class equipment, first class performance".

With ever more new generation fighters around, J7 aircraft are still widely used, like in Nanning Base.
Photo: PLAAF
Pulandian
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 39°27'02"N 122°01'06"E
Elev: 91 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
9th Fighter Division
第9歼击机师


27th Air Regiment
J7D 2xx0x
(101-150)
In 2012 the 30th Div/90th Reg (serials 4xx1x) got subordinated to 9th Div as 27th Reg. The aircraft initially remained at Pulandian it seems (=Northern Theatre Command!). 90th Reg. was converted from 12th Reg. earlier.

In 2012 J7Ds were transferred to 27th Regiment.
Photo: Internet
Quanzhou/Jinjiang Intl
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 24°47'50"N 118°35'21"E
Elev: 23 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
-
This base is used for ground attack aircraft detachments.

Shantou/Waisha (ZGOW)
汕头 (Northeast)
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 23°25'37"N 116°45'44"E
Elev: 13 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
9th Fighter Division
第9歼击机师


25th Air Regiment
J7E 2xx0x
(000-049)
This Regiment was based at Shaoguan with J6. In 2005 it moved to Shantou with the arrival of J7E.

Shaodong
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 27°13'35"N 111°40'13"E
Elev: 880 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
8th Bomber Division
第8轰炸机师


22nd Air Regiment
H6K 1xx9x (001-050)
In 2015 H6K aircraft (serials 10x9x) replaced the H6H (serials 18x9x).

Suixi
遂溪
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 21°23'47"N 110°11'57"E
Elev: 91 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Nanning Base
空军南宁基地


6th Air Brigade
Su-30MKK
Su-35S
61x7x
25 December 2016 the first Su-35s were delivered to China. J11s were transferred to 4th Regiment.
By August 2017 the 6th Regiment (serials 11x3x) had turned into 6th Brigade using a new serial batch.(serials 61x7x).

Wuhan/Shanpo
武汉市-山坡
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 30°05'13"N 114°18'51"E
Elev: 153 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
18th Fighter Division
第18歼击机师


52nd Air Regiment
J7II 2xx9x
(001-049)

Xiangyun
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 25°26'37"N 100°44'03"E
Elev: 6409ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Nanning Base
空军南宁基地


132nd Air Brigade
J7II
JJ7A
74x3x
Chengdu MR Training Base (serials 6xx7x) used to operate J6 aircraft from Luliang AB, before transfer to J7II and JJ7A.
April 2012 this regiment got subordinated to 44th Div. as 132nd Regiment with serials 51x5x.
In 2014 132nd Regiment relocated from Luliang to Xiangyun.
In 2017 the 132nd Regiment turned into the 132nd Brigade using a new serial batch.

Yangtang Li
Rwy: 15/33
Pos: 24°08'59"N 115°45'26"E
Elev: 387 ft
Brigade Dadui (Squadron) Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Unmanned Attack Brigade

2nd Dadui
J6 drone
The airfield can also accomodate a full size fighter Regiment on deployment.
Also, in 2013 a full size H6K Regiment used the airbase, believed to be 8th Div/24th Reg.

China Air Force
中国空军
Western Theatre Command
Changji
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 43°57'04"N 087°04'45"E
Elev: 2420 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Ürümqi Base

109th Air Brigade
空109旅

J8F
J8H
JJ7A
72x0x
The 37th Div/109th used J5 and later J6 until 2002 when J8Hs arrived. These were asupplemented by J8F in 2006.
In 2012 the Regiment (serials 4xx8x) turned into a Brigade subordinate to Ürümqi Base.

Chengdu/Qionglai
邛崍
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 30°29'25"N 103°27'55"E
Elev: 1752 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
4th Transport Division
第4运输机师


10th Air Regiment
Y8C
Y9
1xx5x
(001-049)


11th Air Regiment
Y7 1xx5x
(051-099)


12th Air Regiment
Y7
Y7H
Y20
Mi-17V-5
1xx5x
(101-149)
4th Div was disbanded as a fighter division in 2003, with 10th Regiment going to 30th Division as 89th.
4th Div was re-established as a transport division at Qionglai in 2004.

When the 12th Regiment at Dalian converted to transport duties fighter operations went to 90th Regiment.

While reconstruction of Qionglai took place 2009-2012, aircraft were rebased to Chengdu-Taipingsi and Leizhuang.

4th Division was the first unit to operate the new Y9.
Photo: PLAAF
Chongqing/Baishiyi
重庆
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 29°29'45"N 106°21'33"E
Elev: 979 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
33rd Fighter Division
第33歼击机师


99th Air Regiment
J7II
JJ7A
4xx4x
(101-150)
The former 99th Regiment flying from Liancheng was disbanded in 1998.
April 2012 the 2nd Reg of the Beijing MR Training Base (serials 6xx2x) became 99th Fighter Regiment within 33rd Division and was reported to have moved from Xishan-Beixiang to Zunyi-Xinzhou, although Chongqing/Baishiyi now seems more logical.
The Beijing MR Training Base itself was established on 26 October 1988 when the 17th Division (serials 3xx8x) was reorganized.
Although yet unconfirmed it seems the J7IIs have been replaced by J7E or J7G.

Dazu (ZUDZ)
大足
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 29°38'10"N 105°46'25"E
Elev: 1204 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Western TC

97th Air Brigade
J7E 70x8x
Mid 2011 J7E from 111th Reg replaced J7IIs.
In 2017 the 97th Regiment (serials 40x4x) turned into 97th Brigade using a new serial batch.

Guiyang/Leizhuang
Rwy: 17/35
Pos: 26°24'34"N 106°31'56"E
Elev: 3957 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
20th Air Division

58th EW Regiment
Y8CB
Y8G (Y8GX4)
3xx1x
001-049)


60th Air Regiment
Y8XZ (Y8GX7) 3xx1x
(101-150)
In 2012 10th Div/30th Reg (serials 2xx1x) moved from Dajiaochang to Guiyang/Leizhuang and became 20th Div.
Originally 20 Div. was a bomber division (Il-2/Il-28/H5) between 15 September 1951 until 30 September 1992.

For psychological operations 20th Division uses Y8XZ ('New High 7') aircraft that are optimised to broadcast radio and tv signals in non-friendly environments. Before 2012 the Regiment was subordinated to 10th Division.
Photo: Internet
The ELINT version of the Y8, the Y8G or New High 4 is used by two Regiments, including the 58th.
Photo: Internet
Hami (ZWHM)
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 42°50'30"N 093°40'07"E
Elev: 2725 ft
Flying Academy Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Xi'an Flying Academy
西安飞行学院


3rd Training Brigade
第三训练旅

JL8 3x3x
In April 2012 the 5th FA/3rd Reg (serials 7xx5x) was subordinated to Xi'an FA.

Hotan (ZWTN)
Hétián Jichang (和田)
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 37°02'24"N 079°51'42"E
Elev: 4672 ft
Division Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
No division

No brigade
Various aircraft
Hotan is used for full fighter regiment/brigade deployments.

Huxian
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 34°09'11"N 108°35'59"E
Elev: 1321 ft
Flying Academy Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Xi'an Flying Academy
西安飞行学院


1st Training Brigade
第一训练旅

Z9
Y7
3x1x
In 2010 the 2nd Flying Academy/2nd Reg (serials 70x2x) with Z9s replaced the Navigator Training School (serials 72x9x) with H5 and HJ5 operating from this base.
In April 2012 the 2nd FA merged with 5th FA and became Xi'an FA with the 2n FA/2nd Reg becoming the 1st Brigade.
The serials for the Y7s need confirmation.
In 2017 JJ7/J7II aircraft were noted with the 1st Regiment, putting question marks at this Y7/Z9 unit number. Indication are that some (all?) Z9s went to the Northern Theatre Command Transportation Brigade.

Jiaxing
嘉兴
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 30°42'20"N 120°40'27"E
Elev: 26 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
20th Air Division

58th EW Regiment det.
Y8CB (GX1)
Y8G (GX4)
3xx5x
(001-050)
It seems that starting 2013 this Regiment from Guiyang/Leizhuang is using this base for ELINT missions over the East China See.
Jiaxing is the home base of 84th Regiment JH7As.

Jiuquan
Qingshui
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 39°33'15"N 098°53'03"E
Elev: 4863 ft
Flying Academy Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Xi'an Flying Academy
西安飞行学院


1st Training Brigade
第一训练旅

J7II
JJ7A
3x1x
The Lanzhou MR Training Base was formed from 47th Div/141st Reg using the 6xx3x serial range.
Although it was believed that by April 2012 the unit got subordinated to 6th Division/17th Regiment, by 2017 the aircraft were flying around for Xi'an Flight Academy with 3x1x serial.

By 2017 the Lanzhou MR Training Base had become part of the Xi'an Flight Academy.
Photo: PLAAF
Kashi (ZWSH)
Rwy: 08/26
Pos: 39°32'33"N 076°01'12"E
Elev: 4529 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Western TC

Brigade detachment
UAV
J11
By mid 2014 Kashi (Kashgar) became the most westerly PLAAF airbase with the arrival of initially UAVs and a few years later a J11 detachment on this otherwise civilian airport.

Korla (ZWKL)
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 41°36'54"N 086°08'30"E
Elev: 3047 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Ürümqi Base

111th Air Brigade
空111旅

J11A
J11B
J11BS
72x2x
22 April 1989 the 37th Div/111th Reg (serials then 5xx8x, later 4xx8x) moved from Malan to Korla (Bayingol). Early 2011 the J7E's were replaced by J11Bs.
In 2012 the Regiment turned into a Brigade subordinate to Urumqi Base.
Surprisingly, in 2016 J11As took over from the J11Bs

Lanzhou/Xiaguanying
Rwy: 16/34
Pos: 35°55'05"N 104°13'05"E
Elev: 5787 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Western TC

Transportation and SAR Brigade
Fixed wing sq

Y5B
Y7
Y7H
53x1x


Transportation and SAR Brigade
Rotary wing sq

Y5B
Mi-171E
Z8K
53x2x
At Lanzhou the MRAF HQ is based (with serials 4xx0 before 2005 and 6x3x after that).
It is believed that mid 2017 the Regiment turned into the Transportation and Search and Rescue Brigade using a new serial batch..
Confirmation is needed that both Squadrons use Lanzhou

Lhasa/Gonggar (ZULS)
拉萨
Rwy: 09L/27R, 09R/27L
Pos: 29°17'53"N 090°54'44"E
Elev: 11621 ft
Division Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
-

Brigade detachment
J10
J11
KJ500
UAV Battalion

UAV Regiment
BZK-05
Lhasa is used for temporary detachments using various air defense aircraft types from various units.

Lintao
临洮
Rwy: rwy 01/19
Pos: 35°18'24"N 103°50'09"E
Elev: 6282 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Western TC

18th Air Brigade
J7H
JJ7A
62x9x
In 2017 the 18th Regiment (serials 11x7x) turned into 18th Brigade using a new serial batch.

Luzhou/Lantian (ZULZ)
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 28°51'09"N 105°23'33"E
Elev: 809 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
20th Air Division

59th Air Regiment
Y8C
Y8CB (GX1)
Y8G (Y8GX4)
3xx1x
(050-099)

Malan/Uxxaktal (ZWML)
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 42°10'51"N 087°11'11"E
Elev: 3619ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Ürümqi Base

112th Air Brigade
空112旅

J7II
JJ7A
72x3x (tbc)


178th UAV Brigade
WD-1K Pterodactyl/ Wing Loong I 78x9x
Until 1988 the Regiment operated as 16th Division based at Ertaizi (serials 3xx7x), after which it was transformed into Shenyang MR Training Base/2nd Reg (serials 6xx1x).
JJ7A aircraft were declared operational in July 2011.
In April 2012 the Regiment changed into a Brigade
The Wing Loon I was first noted at Malan in 2011.

Nanchong (ZUNC)
Flying Academy Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Xi'an Flying Academy
西安飞行学院


5th Training Brigade
第五训练旅

Y7/An-24
HYJ7
Y8
3x5x
In 1999 the 16th FA was absorbed in the 2nd FA operating HJ5 from Chengdu/Pengshan.
The HYJ7 replaced the HJ5.
In April 2012 the 2nd FA/3rd Reg (serials 7xx2x) was subordinated to Xi'an FA (using new serials) and the aircraft moved to Nanchong/Gaoping (tbc).

Shigatse/Peace Airport (ZURK)
Xigaze East; 日喀则和平机场
Rwy: 07/25, 09/27
Pos: 29°21'08"N 089°17'06"E
Elev: 12490ft
Division Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
-

Brigade detachments
J10
J11
KJ500
EA-03 (UAV)
Shigatse Peace airport is used for detachments using various air defense aircraft types from various units.

Wuwei (ZLWW)
武威縣
Rwy: 16R/34L, 16L/34R
Pos: 37°59'24"N 102°33'59"E
Elev: 5083 ft
Flying Academy Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Xi'an Flying Academy
西安飞行学院


4th Training Brigade
第四训练旅

JL8 3x4x
The 8th FA operating from this base merged with 5th FA.
In April 2012 the 5th FA/4th Reg (serials 7xx5x) was subordinated to Xi'an FA.

Yinchuan/West
银川
Rwy: rwy 01/19
Pos: 38°28'52"N 106°00'33"E
Elev: 3780 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Ürümqi Base

16th Air Brigade
J11
Su-27SK
J11BS
Su-27UBK
62x7x
With the disbandment of 16th Regiment (until then flying with J7) in 2003 former 47th Div/140th Regiment flying J11 aircraft took over the Regiment number. Until 2002 the 140th Regiment had flown with the J8A.
Around July 2017 the 16th Regiment (serials 10x7x) turned into 16th Brigade using a new serial batch.

Zhangye/South-East
Rwy: 11L/29R, 11R/29L
Pos: 38°48'08"N 100°40'30"E
Elev: 5222 ft
Flying Academy Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Xi'an Flying Academy
西安飞行学院


2nd Training Brigade
第二训练旅

JL8
JJ7A
3x2x
UAV Battalion

UAV Regiment
BZK-05
In April 2012 the 5th FA/2nd Reg (serials 7xx5x) was subordinated to Xi'an FA.
In 2017 the last MiG-21 derivative ever build was delivered to this unit.

Zunyi/Xinzhou (ZUZY)
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 27°48'40"N 107°14'46"E
Elev: 2732 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
20th Air Division

59th EW Regiment det
Y8CB (GX1)
Y8G (GX4)
3xx1x
(051-099)


60th Air Regiment
J8FR
JJ7A
3xx1x
(101-150)
In 2012 the new 60th Reconnaissance Regiment was formed.

Ürümqi/South
Rwy: 09/27
Pos: 43°28'00"N 087°31'53"E
Elev: 5065 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Ürümqi Base

110th Air Brigade
空110旅

JH7A 72x1x
In 2004 J7II of 37th Div/110th Reg (serials 5xx8x) were replaced by J7G (serials 4xx8x). In 2011 the regiment converted to JH7A.
In 2012 the Regiment turned into a Brigade.

China Air Force
中国空军
Northern Theatre Command
Anshan (ZYAS)
鞍山
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 41°06'21"N 122°51'14"E
Elev: 48ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Northern TC

1st Air Brigade
J11B
Su-27UBK
61x2x
Early 2008 the 1st Regiment changed J11 (serial 11x2x) for J11B. The J11s went to 29th Div.
In 2017 the 1st Regiment (serials 10x2x since 2012) turned into the 1st Brigade using a new serial batch.


The 1st Brigade is one of the many units flying the J11B.
Photo: PLAAF
Bikeqi
Rwy: 08/26
Pos: 40°44'13"N 111°13'47"E
Elev: 3420 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Northern TC

44th Air Brigade
J7G
JJ7A
65x5x
In 2010 J7IIs were replaced by J7Gs earlier operated by Ba Yi demonstration team.
In 2012 this 7th Div/20th Reg (serials 1xx8x) was reorganized into 15th Division as 44th Regiment.
In 2017 the 44th Regiment (serials 20x6x) turned into 44th Brigade using a new serial batch.

Chifeng (ZBCF)
赤峰
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 42°09'35"N 118°50'27"E
Elev: 2022ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Northern TC

2nd Air Brigade
J10A
J10S
61x3x
In 2007 the J7E was replaced by J10 aircraft.
Mid 2017 the 2nd Regiment (serials 10x2x) turned into 2nd Brigade using a new serial batch.

Dalian/Sanshilipu
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 39°17'21"N 121°45'50"E
Elev: 16 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
11th Ground Attack Division
第11强击机师


32nd Air Regiment
Q5 2xx2x
(050-100)
30 September 1992 22nd Div merged with 11th Division with 65th Regiment becoming 32nd Reg. It is believed that Q5 operations halted in 2017.
In 2013 the 5706 Maintenance company moved to this airbase.

Dandong/Langtou (ZYDD)
丹东
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 40°01'32"N 124°17'13"E
Elev: 16 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Dalian Base
空军大连基地


88th Air Brigade
空88旅

J7E 69x9x
Early 2008 30th Div/88th Reg (serials 4xx1x) started replacing J8Es for J7Es.
In April 2012 30th Div/88th Reg was converted to a Brigade subordinate to Dalian Base.
J7Cs from 15th Div/43rd Reg were added until they were withdrawn from use in 2015.

Gaomi
Rwy: 17/35
Pos: 36°23'15"N 119°42'43"E
Elev: 45 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
12th Fighter Division
第12歼击机师


35th Air Regiment
J8B
JJ7A
2xx3x
(050-099)
The J8B were taken from 1st Div/3rd Reg in 2003 replacing J6 aircraft.

Gongzhuling
Huaide
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 43°31'34"N 124°47'05"E
Elev: 646ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
11th Ground Attack Division
第11强击机师


33rd Air Regiment
Q5
Q5J
2xx2x
(101-150)
The Shenyang MR Training Base/3rd Reg (serials 6xx1x) was formed from 16th Div.
April 2012 this Regiment got subordinated to 11th Division as 33rd Reg, replacing the Wafangdian based Q5 Regiment (that became 90th Brigade).
It is believed that Q5 operations halted in 2017.
By 2018 J7s had taken over.

Hailar/Southwest
Rwy: 13/31
Pos: 49°09'51"N 119°41'37"E
Elev: 2020 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
No Division

No Regiment
No aircraft
It is believed this recently renovated airbase is used for deployments only.

Harbin/Lalin
Rwy: 17/35
Pos: 45°15'35"N 126°53'37"E
Elev: 573 ft
Flying Academy Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Harbin Flying Academy
哈尔滨飞行学院


2nd Training Brigade
第二训练旅

HYJ7
Y7
H6A
1x2x
In April 2012 the 1st FA/3rd Reg (serials 7xx1x) was subordinated to Harbin FA.
The Y7s replaced HJ5s flying with 1st FA/3rd Reg (pre 2005 serials 63x1x).
In 2015 former 8th Division H6As were added.

Harbin/Shuang Yu Shu
Rwy: 08/26
Pos: 45°39'51"N 126°42'00"E
Elev: 564 ft
Flying Academy Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Harbin Flying Academy
哈尔滨飞行学院


1st Training Brigade
第一训练旅

CJ6
Y5
1x1x (tbc)
April 2012 the 1st FA/2nd Reg (serials 7xx1x) was subordinated to Harbin FA, with Y7s moving to Lalin.
Also CJ6 aircraft were added at the same time.

Harbin/Wanggang
Wang Kang
Rwy: 03L/21R, 03R/21L
Pos: 45°40'11"N 126°31'35"E
Elev: 571 ft
Flying Academy Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Harbin Flying Academy
哈尔滨飞行学院


1st Training Brigade
第一训练旅

CJ6 1x1x (tbc)
April 2012 the 1st FA/1st Reg (serials 7xx1x) merged with 1st FA/2nd Reg and got subordinated to Harbin FA.

Jinzhou/Xiaolingzi (ZYJZ)
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 41°06'05"N 121°03'42"E
Elev: 91 ft
Flying Academy Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Harbin Flying Academy
哈尔滨飞行学院


4th Training Brigade
第四训练旅

JL8 1x4x


Red Falcon Air Demonstration Team
JL8 xx
April 2012 the 3rd FA/3rd Reg (serials 7xx3x) was subordinated to Harbin FA
The location of the team that had its first public appearance in August 2011 has to be confirmed.

Kaiyuan/Tieling
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 42°31'35"N 123°59'06"E
Elev: 277 ft
Flying Academy Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Harbin Flying Academy
哈尔滨飞行学院


3rd Training Brigade
第三训练旅

JL9 1x3x
In 2004 the 7th FA/3rd Reg (serials 7xx7x) was subordinated to the 3rd FA as 3rd FA/2nd Reg (serials 7xx3x).
In April 2012 the 3rd FA/2nd Reg was subordinated to the Aviation University.
In 2016 JL9s were inducted in the Regiment replacing JL8.

Liaoyang (ZYLY)
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 41°16'41"N 123°04'44"E
Elev: 56 ft
Flying Academy Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Harbin Flying Academy
哈尔滨飞行学院


5th Training Brigade
第五训练旅

JL8 1x5x
The 4th Division operating J5 on this base was transformed into a transport Division in 2003.
The base was taken over by 3rd FA/4th Reg (serials 7xx3x) and by the relocated 9th Army Aviation Regiment.
April 2012 the Regiment was subordinated to Harbin FA.

Liuhe
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 42°15'14"N 125°42'12"E
Elev: 1195 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Dalian Base
空军大连基地


91st Air Brigade
空91旅

J7II
J7H
70x2x
The Shenyang MR Training Base/1st Reg (serials 6xx1x) was formed from 16th Div.
In 2012 the Regiment was subordinated to Dalian Base as 91st Brigade.

Mudanjiang/Hailang (ZYMD)
牡丹江
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 44°31'29"N 129°34'09"E
Elev: 854 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
21st Fighter Division
第21歼击机师


63rd Air Regiment
J7H
JJ7A
3xx2x
(101-150)

Pulandian
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 39°27'02"N 122°01'06"E
Elev: 91 ft
Base Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Dalian Base
空军大连基地


89th Air Brigade
空89旅

J11B
J11BS
70x0x
When 4th Division (serials 1xx5x) became a transport unit in 2003, this 10th regiment was subordinated to 30th Div as 30th Div/89th Reg (serials 4xx1x).
In 2009 30th Div/89th Reg moved from Dalian-Zhoushuizi to Pulandian.
In 2010 J7Es were replaced by J11 with J7Es moving to 30th Div/88th Reg.
In April 2012 30th Div/89th Reg was converted in a Brigade subordinate to Dalian Base.
By 2016 27th Regiment (former 90th Reg, now Southern Theatre) J7Ds were still present at Pulandian.

In 2012 J7Ds were transferred to 27th Regiment.
Photo: Internet
Qihe
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 36°46'04"N 116°38'24"E
Elev: 81 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Northern TC

34th Air Brigade
J10A
J10S
64x5x
32nd Division
32师


96th Air Regiment
Y5
Y7
Z9B
6x4x
Until late 2010 the 36th Reg was based at Jinan AB, that surrendered to urban developments.
With the arrival in 2012 of J10s at brand new air base Qihe, 34th Regiment at Wendeng was renumbered 36th making the Qihe Regiment the 34th Regiment.
In 2017 the 34th Regiment (serials 20x3x) turned into the 34th Brigade using a new serial batch.

In 2010 Jinan MRAF HQ flight (serials 6x4x) that operated from downtown Jinan air base moved to Qihe when the air base was surrendered to urban development (with a stop-over at Xintai until 2012).
In 2012 the unit was subordinated to 32nd Division as 96th Regiment, however without changing the serial batch to 4xx3x.

Qiqihar (ZYQQ)
齐齐哈尔
Rwy: 17/35
Pos: 47°14'23"N 123°55'06"E
Elev: 476 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Northern TC

3rd Air Brigade
J8F
J8DH
JJ7A
61x4x
In 1998 39 Fighter Division was merged into 21 Division but only in 2003 117th Regiment was renamed into 62nd Regiment (serials 30x2x).
In or before 2003 the 3rd Regiment had changed J8B for J8F with J8Bs gonig to the 12th Division.
In 2017 62nd Regiment (serials 3xx2x) merged with 3rd Regiment (serials 11x2x) from Anshui and together became 3rd Air Brigade with a new serial batch.

Shenyang/Dongta (ZYYY)
Rwy: 06/24
Pos: 41°47'03"N 123°29'47"E
Elev: 154 ft
Command Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Northern TC

Transportation and SAR Brigade
Y5
Y7
Z8K
54x1x (tbc)
In 2012 the MR Transport Regiment (serials 6x1x) got subordinated to the newly (again) erected 16th Division as 48th Reg at Dongta (serials 21x7x).
It is believed that mid 2017 the Regiment turned into the Transportation and Search and Rescue Brigade using a new serial batch.

Shenyang/Yu Hung Tun
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 41°49'25"N 123°17'52"E
Elev: 127 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
16th Air Division

46th Air Regiment
J8R
J8FR
JJ7A
2xx7x
(001-050)


47th Air Regiment
Y8C
Y8CB (Y8GX1)
Y8G (Y8GX4)
2xx7x
(051-100)
April 2012 the 4th Independent Reconnaissance Regiment (serials 5x1x (pre 2005:3xx2)) was renamed into 46th Regiment subordinated to the re-formed 16th Division. About the same time the last JZ6 aircraft were wfu.
April 2012 the 4th Independent Electronic Regiment (serials 5x2x) was subordinated to the re-formed 16th Division as 47th Regiment.

Shuangliao
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 43°35'20"N 123°34'46"E
Elev: 430 ft
Battalion Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
UAV Battalion

UAV Regiment
EA-03 (UAV)

Siping
四平
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 43°09'25"N 124°17'33"E
Elev: 625 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Northern TC

31st Air Brigade
JH7A 64x2x
Q5Ds were delivered in 2004 and replaced earlier Q5 versions.
In 2009 JH7A replaced the Q5D with 31st Regiment.
Around July 2017 the 31st Regiment (serials 20x2x) turned into 31st Brigade using a new serial batch.

Tongxian
Rwy: 02/20, HEL
Pos: 39°48'39"N 116°42'26"E
Elev: 57 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
16th Air Division

48th AIr Regiment
Y5
Y7
Z9WZ
2xx7x
(tbc)
26 October 1988 the 17th Division (serials 3xx8x) reorganized into Beijing MR Training Base (serials 6xx2x).
It is believed that in 2012 this 1st Reg of the Beijing MR Training Base was merged with Shenyang HQ transport Regiment (serials 6x1x) and formed the new 16th Div/48th Reg at Shenyang-Dongta, although this needs confirmation.

Wafangdian
Rwy: 06/24
Pos: 39°40'12"N 121°45'58"E
Elev: 46 ft
Base Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Dalian Base
空军大连基地


90th Air Brigade
空90旅

Q5D 70x1x
30 September 1992 22nd Div merged with 11th Division with 66th Reg becoming 33rd Reg (serials 2xx2x).
In 2012 the 33rd Regiment got subordinated to Dalian Base as 90th Brigade.
It seems that in 2017 Q5 had been replaced by J7E/G, although this needs confirmation.

Weifang (ZSWF)
潍坊 (Weixian)
Rwy: 17/35
Pos: 36°38'49"N 119°07'08"E
Elev: 128 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Northern TC

15th Air Brigade
JH7A 62x6x
In 2017 the Q5s from 13th Regiment (serials 1xx6x) operating from Weifang were withdrawn from use.

In 2007 the Q5s within the 15th Regiment were replaced by JH7A aircraft.
Around May 2017 the 15th Regiment (serials 11x6x) turned into 15th Brigade using a new serial batch.

Weifang used to be the place to be for Q5 Regiments. The type is replaced now by JH7As.
Photo: PLAAF
Wendeng
文登
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 37°11'13"N 122°13'44"E
Elev: 125 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Northern TC

36th Air Brigade
J7G
JJ7A
64x7x
In 1988 Jinan MRTB/1st Reg was formed from 31st Div/91st Reg that had operated from Yancheng earlier.
Jinan MRTB was merged with Nanjing MRTB, with 34th Regiment (serials 20x3x) being formed at Wendeng from Jinan MRTB/1st Reg from Xuzhou, that earlier had operated from Xintai.
The J7IIs were replaced by J7G around 2012/2013.
With the arrival of the J10 at Qihe the Regiment was renumbered 36th Regiment and the J7Gs were reserialled (accordingly).
In 2017 the 36th Regiment (serials 21x3x) turned into a Brigade with a new serial batch (to be confirmed)

The last J7 version produced by Chengdu was the J7G which can still be found within four Regiments, like 36th Regiment that only recently replaced J7II with this version.
Photo: Internet
Xuzhou/Daguozhuang
Rwy: 09/27
Pos: 34°13'46"N 117°14'46"E
Elev: 128 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
32nd Division
32师


94th Air Regiment
J7II
JJ7A
4xx3x
(001-050)
16 December 1988 32nd Div/94th Reg (serials 5xx3x) was reorganized into 1st Regiment of the Nanjing MR Training Base, and later (with the MRTB merger) the Jinan MRTB. serials 6xx4x).
In 2012 the Training Base/1st Reg was subordinated (again) to the re-established 32nd Division as 94th Regiment.

Yanji (ZYYJ)
延吉-朝阳川 Chaoyangchuan
Rwy: 08/26
Pos: 42°52'58"N 129°27'03"E
Elev: 606 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Northern TC

61st Air Brigade
J10B
J10S
67x2x
In 2014 J7E/JJ7 were replaced by J10Bs.
June 2017 the 61st Regiment (serials 3xx2x) was reorganised into a Brigade using a new serial batch.

After one batch J10B production continued with the even more advanced J10C.
Photo: PLAAF
Zhucheng
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 36°01'42"N 119°26'16"E
Elev: 178 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
14th Attack Regiment
On 15 June 2017 the Regiment was disbanded and the Q5s retired.

China Air Force
中国空军
Central Theatre Command
Dangyang
Rwy: 14/32
Pos: 30°47'55"N 111°48'40"E
Elev: 216 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
13th Transport Division
第13运输机师


39th Air Regiment
IL-76MD
Il-76TD
B-403x
2xx4x
(101-149)
At Dangyang also the Xiongfeng Aircraft Overhaul Factory (Xiongfeng jixie chang) is located.

Datong/Huairen (ZBDT)
大同
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 39°43'03"N 113°08'41"E
Elev: 3252 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central TC

43rd Air Brigade
J10A
J10S
65x4x
In February 2012 J10 aircraft started replacing J7D, which were transfered to 90th Regiment in November 2011.
In 2017 the 43rd Regiment (serials 2xx6x) turned into the 43rd Brigade using a new serial batch.

Hanzhong/Chenggu
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 33°08'03"N 107°12'14"E
Elev: 1617 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
-

Independent (Aerial Survey) Regiment
Y8H1
An-30
Y12-IV
98x
87x
60xx

Jining (ZSJG)
Rwy: 08/26
Pos: 35°17'34"N 116°20'47"E
Elev: 137 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central TC

55th Air Brigade
J11
Su-27SK
Su-27UBK
66x6x
The Su-27 were received from 9th Regiment.
Mid 2017 the 55th Regiment (serials 30x0x) turned into 55th Brigade using a new serial batch.

Kaifeng
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 34°45'12"N 114°20'16"E
Elev: 237ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
13th Transport Division
第13运输机师


37th Air Regiment
Y8 2xx4x
(001-049)
The regiment also operates Y8s painted in OK Air c/s and equipped with MAD boom.

The Y8C is the backbone of the Chinese transport capability. 13th Division is one of the operators which also uses these aircraft for the 15th Airborne Army.
Photo: Unknown
Qizhou
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 38°35'53"N 112°58'07"E
Elev: 2546 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
45th Air Regiment
In August 1985 50th Div/149th Reg got subordinated to 8th Div until May 1986 when it came directly under 10 Air Army, still as 149th Reg.
Until 22 September 1998 the unit operated from Pingquan and then moved to Qizhou-Dingxian.
April 2005 149th Reg got subordinated to 15th Div as 45th Regiment.
By 2017 the remaining Q5s were withdrawn from use.

Shangqiu
商邱 (Zhuji Guanyintang)
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 34°26'58"N 115°27'34"E
Elev: 163 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
19th Fighter Division
第19歼击机师


57th Air Regiment
J7II
JJ7
3xx0x
(100-150)
The J7 Regiment at this base is the former 3rd Regiment of the Jinan MR Training Base (serials 6xx4x), that before that was formed from 31st Div.

Shijiazhuang
石家庄
Rwy: 16/34
Pos: 38°04'58"N 114°25'03"E
Elev: 278 ft
Flying Academy Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Shijiazhuang Flying Academy
石家庄飞行学院


1st Training Brigade
第一训练旅

JL8 2x1x
April 2012 the 4th FA/3rd Reg (serials 7xx4x) was subordinated to Shijiazhuang FA.
In 2015 the Shijiazhuang Aircraft Manufacturing Company relocated to Luancheng.
The base is also used for maintenance and storage of J7s and J8s at Factory 5721.
Also JJ5s are stored by the numbers about 7km east of the base.

Tangguantun
Rwy: 16/34
Pos: 38°46'56"N 117°04'08"E
Elev: 20 ft
Flying Academy Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Shijiazhuang Flying Academy
石家庄飞行学院


4th Training Brigade
第四训练旅

JL8 2x4x (tbc)
April 2012 the 4th FA/4th Reg (serials 7xx4x) was subordinated to Shijiazhuang FA as 4th Air Brigade.
The airfield is also known as Jinghai.

Tangshan
唐山
Rwy: 09/27
Pos: 39°43'04"N 118°00'10"E
Elev: 36 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
7th Fighter Division
第7歼击机师


20th Air Regiment
J7II
JJ7A
1xx8x
(051-100)
26 October 1988 the 17th Division (serials 3xx8x) reorganized into 3rd Regiment of Beijing MR Training Base (serials 6xx2x).
In 2012 the Regiment got subordinated to 7th Division as 20th Reg.

Wudangshan
Rwy: 17/35
Pos: 32°23'22"N 111°41'39"E
Elev: 309 ft
Command Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central TC

53rd Air Regiment
J7II
JJ7A
2xx9x
(101-150)
Wudangshan is also known as Laohekou.
The Guangzhou Military Region Training Base/1st, 2nd and 3rd Reg were formed on 11 June 1988 from 27th Div/79th, 80th and 81st Reg flying J6 aircraft.
July 1998 the Training Base was downgraded to one Regiment (3rd) that transferred to Wudangshan (serials 61x6x).
In 2003 the Regiment (then flying with J7IIs) got subordinated to 18th Div. as 53rd Reg using 31x9x serials initially and later 21x9x.
The first 53rd Regiment was formed in January 1954, but ceased to exist in August 1986 when it was transferred into 42nd Div/125th Regiment.
Due to the serial allocation this Regiment has been identified as 54th Regiment for a long time.

March 2017 the Regiment got subordinated to Central TC (from Southern TC).

At Wudangshan 18th Division/53rd Regiment, the former Guangzhou MR Training Base is located using a 54th Regiment serial block.
Photo: Internet
Wugong
武功
Rwy: 09/27
Pos: 34°16'33"N 108°15'57"E
Elev: 1426 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
36th Bomber Division
第36轰炸机师


108th Air Regiment
H6K
H6M
4xx7x
(088-150
The H6As used were upgraded to the H6F standard, some of which were further upgraded to the H6M model. Also H6Es used were upgraded to the H6M standard.
January 2017 saw the arrival of the first H6K aircraft with H6Ms going to new 30th Regiment.
Wugong also houses a JH7/H6 maintenance facility.

Wuhan/Paozhuwan
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 30°40'27"N 114°37'53"E
Elev: 144 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
13th Transport Division
第13运输机师


38th Air Regiment
Il-76TD
Il-78
2xx4x
(050-099)
Until 2007 the unit operated from Wuhan-Hankou that was surrendered for rural development.
Starting 2013 second hand Il-76's replaced the An-26 and Y7Hs and also Il-78's were added.
The airbase also houses a Y7 maintenance/reclamation unit.

Until 2013 the 38th Regiment operated Y7H and An-26 until they were replaced by newly acquired Il-76.
Photo: Internet
10 Il-76s were received starting 2013 as an interim solution until the Y20 is available.
Photo: Ton van Schaik
Xi'an/Lintong (ZLLT)
临潼
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 34°22'34"N 109°07'09"E
Elev: 1273 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
36th Bomber Division
第36轰炸机师


107th Air Regiment
H6H 4xx7x
(001-049)

Xishanbeixiang
西山北乡 (Tong Lin Chuan)
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 39°08'58"N 115°17'16"E
Elev: 318 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
24th Fighter Division
第24歼击机师


71st Air Regiment (?)
J7II
JJ7A
The Beijing Military Training Base operated from this base until the unit got subordinated to 33rd Division and renamed into 99th Regiment and moved to Chongqing/Baishiyi.
However, a J7II Regiment still operate from this base, with reports calling this 71st Regiment/Brigade although no confirmation is obtained yet.

Xushui/Dingxing
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 39°15'16"N 115°49'59"E
Elev: 79 ft
Flying Academy Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Shijiazhuang Flying Academy
石家庄飞行学院


3rd Training Brigade
第三训练旅

JL8 2x3x
April 2012 the 6th FA/3rd Reg (serials 7xx6x) was subordinated to Shijiazhuang FA.

Yangcun
杨村
Rwy: 16/34
Pos: 39°22'25"N 117°05'36"E
Elev: 15 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central TC

72nd Air Brigade
J10C
J10S
68x3x
24th Fighter Division
第24歼击机师


1st August Aerial Demo Team
(Ba Yi / 八一)

J10AY
J10SY
0x
1x
In 2009 72nd Regiment started receiving the J10A aircraft that replaced J8Es, followed by J10C in 2018, with the J10As going to 70th Brigade.
In 2017 the 72nd Regiment (serials 30x5x) turned into the 72nd Brigade using a new serial batch.

J7GB replaced J7EB with Ba Yi on 25 April 2005 with JJ7A acting as trainers.
In 2009 1st August started receiving the J10 aircraft and the J7GBs went to 7th Div.

With Ba Yi flying the J10 the air force is proud to perform abroad.
Photo: Ton van Schaik
Yanqing/Yongning
延庆
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 40°30'10"N 116°06'28"E
Elev: 1636 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central TC

21st Air Brigade
J7L
JJ7A
63x2x
In 2017 the 21st Regiment (serials 11x8x) turned into the 21st Brigade using a new serial batch. At about the same time J7IIs were replaced by J7Ls coming from 7th Regiment and 42nd Regiment.

Yongji
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 34°52'20"N 110°21'39"E
Elev: 1219 ft
Flying Academy Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Shijiazhuang Flying Academy
石家庄飞行学院


2nd Training Brigade
第二训练旅

JL8 2x2x (tbc)
In April 2012 the 6th FA/2nd Reg (serials 7xx6x) was subordinated to Shijiazhuang FA.

Zhangjiakou
张家口
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 40°44'22"N 114°55'54"E
Elev: 2317 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central TC

19th Air Brigade
J11B
J11BS
63x0x
Mid 2015 a Regiment J7 aircraft started using this base.
By 2016 J11B had replaced earlier J11 versions.
Mid 2017 the 19th Regiment (serials 10x8x) turned into 19th Brigade using a new serial batch.

Zhengzhou
郑州
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 34°51'47"N 113°43'48"E
Elev: 289 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central TC

56th Air Brigade
J10B 66x7x
Early 21st century the Regiment moved 10km north to this newly constructed airbase.
It is believed that end 2015 the first J10Bs started to replace the J7IIs.
Mid 2017 the 56th Regiment (serials 30x0x) turned into 56th Brigade using a new serial batch.

Zunhua
遵化 (Dongxinzhuang)
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 40°06'06"N 117°53'05"E
Elev: 110 ft
Command Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central TC

70th Air Brigade
J10A
J10S
68x1x
End 2011 J8Es were replaced by J7E/Gs taken from 110th Regiment
In 2017 the 70th Regiment (serials 30x5x) turned into the 70th Brigade using a new serial batch. Early 2018 J7s were replaced by J10A coming from 72nd Brigade.

China Air Force
中国空军
Central (PLAAF HQ) Command
Beijing/Nan Yuan (ZBNY)
北京-南苑
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 39°46'51"N 116°23'11"E
Elev: 130 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
34th Transport Division
第34运输机师


102nd Air Regiment
Tu-154M
Tu-154M/D
B737-3Q8
Lj35A
Lj36A
b-4XXX
October 1969 102 Regiment was established at Shehe airport. November 1969 it relocated to Nan Yuan after 13 School (former 1st Vocational College util october 1968) had vacated the air base.
Nan Yuan is also homebase for the civil airline CUA. Until 2005 CUA used to be part of 34th Division.

At Nan Yuan four modified Tu-154M/D's can be found that are used for ECM operations.
Photo: http://www.top81.cn
At Nan Yuan two B737-800 aircraft are used in the Command, Control, Communication and Intelligence role (C3I). Initially the aircraft were easy recognisable by their grey camouflage paint.
Photo: Unknown
Beijing/Shahezhen
Rwy: 13/31
Pos: 40°08'58"N 116°19'24"E
Elev: 138 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
34th Transport Division
第34运输机师


100th Air Transport Regiment
AS332L-1
EC225
21xx
B-407x
HQ Command

Transportation and SAR Brigade
Y5
Y7G
Z8K
Z9
55x1x
34th Division with 100th and 101st Regiment was established on 28 August 1963
It is believed that in 2017 the 101st Regiment (Y7 with serials B-6x1x), 202nd Regiment (Z8K, Z9 with 6x1x) and 203rd Regiment Regiment (Y5 with 6x2x) all of 34th Division were reorganized into a Transportation and SAR Brigade (serials 55x1x).

Six Puma's are in use at Shahezhen. The serial is non-standard as it equals the construction number. In 2011 two EC225s were added to the Regiment.
Photo: unknown
Beijing/Xijiao
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 39°57'31"N 116°15'24"E
Elev: 154 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
34th Transport Division
第34运输机师


100th Air Transport Regiment
A319
B737-300/700/800
CRJ200
CRJ700
B-40xx

Bengbu (ZSBB)
蚌埠
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 32°50'52"N 117°19'13"E
Elev: 99 ft
Flying Academy Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Aviation University Flight Instructor Training Base
航空大学飞行教官训练基地


4th Training Regiment
第四训练团

JL8
JL9
JL10
4x8x
In September 1998 the 13th FA became the first unit with JL8, while replacing JJ5.
April 2012 the 13th FA/4th Reg (serials 74x8x) got subordinated to the Aviation University.

1 July 2013 saw the first flight of the new, dedicated fighter trainer JL10. It is believed that the Flight Instructors training regiment at Bengbu was the first operational unit to operate the JL10.
Photo: Longshi
Cangzhou/Cangxian
沧州
Rwy: 17/35
Pos: 38°24'11"N 116°55'52"E
Elev: 22 ft
Division Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Flight Test & Training Base (FTTB)
飞行试验训练中心


171st Air Brigade
空171旅

J11BS
J7E
JJ7A
JL9
78x2x


172nd Air Brigade
空172旅

J16
J20(?)
JL10
Su-30MKK
78x3x


177th Brigade
空177旅

J10C
J11B
J11BS
78x8x


151st Air Brigade
WD-1K (UAV) 76x2x
1 April 1987 11th Aviation School at Yanliang was reformed into FTTC/2nd Reg and moved to Cangzhou (serials 60x8x). In 2012 FTTC/2nd Reg was converted into a Brigade (172nd).
Late 2008 FTTC received at least 5 JL9s. Around 2013 the J8 was wfu.

In 2012 FTTC/3rd Reg (serials 61x8x) was converted into a Brigade.
In 2017 the JL10 was added to the Brigade.
In 2017/2018 J16s were introduced within 172nd Brigade, followed by J20 in 2018.
Aircraft of the 177th Brigade were first noted in March 2016, although it is believed that the unit operated from 2014 acting as opposing (Blue) Air Force. The Brigade number needs confirmation as also 66th Brigade is mentioned.

It is believed that in February 2018 J20 arrived at Cangzhou.

In 2014 172nd Brigade participated in the Aviation Dart Exercise at Lipetsk, Russia.
Photo: internet
Changchun/Dafangshen (ZYCC)
Rwy: 06/24
Pos: 43°54'24"N 125°11'51"E
Elev: 751 ft
Flying Academy Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Aviation University Flight Instructor Training Base
航空大学飞行教官训练基地


1st Training Regiment
JJ7A
JL8
4x5x
In 2004 7th FA/3rd (serials 7xx7x) got subordinated to 3rd FA as 3rd FA/1st Reg (serials 7xx3x).
April 2012 3rd FA/1st Reg got subordinated to the Flight Instructor Training Base.

The major 2012 reorganization was preluded a few years earlier by a concentration of CJ6 Regiments in 7th Flying Academy and JL8 Regiments in 3rd Flying Academy (effectively swapping two regiments). The 3rd Div JL8 at Changchun-Dafangshen in 2011 used to fly under 7th Flying Academy command. Since 2012 it flies with a 4x5x serial as could be observed in the annual local airshow.
Photo: Internet
For basic flying training the CJ6 is used. CJ6s were still produced as late as 2010 although it is unknown when the last was delivered to the PLAAF. Now the L7 is on the horizon to replace the type.
25 August 2011 saw the first public appearance of the Sky Wing Air Demonstration Team flying CJ6A aircaft
Photo: Internet
Changchun/Datun
Rwy: 07L/25R, 07R/25L
Pos: 43°44'01"N 125°15'12"E
Elev: 763 ft
Flying Academy Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Aviation University Flight Basic Training Base
飞行基础训练基地


Sky Wing Air Demonstration Team
CJ6A xx


1st Training Regiment
Y5
CJ6
4x1x
The location of the team has to be confirmed.
April 2012 the 7th FA/2nd Reg (serials 7xx7x) got subordinated to the Flight Basic Training Base.
It is believed also 7th FA/1st Reg (serials 7xx7x) was included at the same time

Dingxin
14th Air Base
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 40°24'06"N 099°47'22"E
Elev: 3790 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Tactical Training Centre
空军合同战术训练中心


175th Brigade
J7II
J7H
JJ7A
J8F
J10C
J10S
J11B
J16
JH7A
Y8
Z9
78x6x
Flight Test & Training Base (FTTB)
飞行试验训练中心


176th Air Brigade
空176旅

J16
J20
78x7x
Until 2012 the 175th Brigade was known as Flight Test Regiment (serials 6xx9x). Before that this unit was known as Special Mission Testing Unit (SMTU), with serials 3xx7 before 2005.
The aircraft used vary.
Dingxin Air Base is the major test facility for the development of advanced tactics and techniques required for effective modern offensive and defensive air combat. Yearly full Regiments come here on detachment for combat training.

At Dingxin many J6s were converted to drone.


Fuxin
Rwy: 01L/19R, 01R/19L
Pos: 42°04'04"N 121°43'19"E
Elev: 538 ft
Flying Academy Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Aviation University Flight Basic Training Base
飞行基础训练基地


3rd Training Regiment
CJ6 4x3x
In 2004 the 3rd FA/2nd Reg got subordinated to 7th FA as 7th FA/4th Reg.
In April 2012 the 7th FA/4th Reg got subordinated to the Flight Basic Training Base.

Harbin/Shuangcheng
哈尔滨/双城场站
Rwy: 04L/22R, 04R/22L
Pos: 45°24'35"N 126°19'02"E
Elev: 553 ft
Flying Academy Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Aviation University Flight Basic Training Base
飞行基础训练基地


2nd Training Regiment
CJ6 4x2x (tbc)
April 2012 the 1st FA/1st Reg (serials 7xx1x) got subordinated to the Flight Basic Training Base.

Jinzhou/Liushuibao
锦州流水堡场站
Rwy: 03R/21L, 03L/21R (grass)
Pos: 41°11'19"N 121°10'15"E
Elev: 122 ft
Flying Academy Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Aviation University Flight Basic Training Base
飞行基础训练基地


4th Training Regiment
CJ6 4x4x
In 2004 the 3rd FA/1st Reg (serials 7xx3x) got subordinated to 7th FA as 7th FA/3rd Reg.
In April 2012 the 7th FA/3rd Reg got subordinated to the Flight Basic Training Base.

Jiugucheng
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 37°29'28"N 116°06'59"E
Elev: 70 ft
Division Brigade Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Flight Test & Training Base (FTTB)
飞行试验训练中心


170th Air Brigade
空170旅

J10B (tbc)
J10S
JL9
78x1x
J10A aircraft replaced J7Es.
In 2012 the FTTC/1st Reg (serials 6xx8x) was converted into a Brigade.
In 2015/2016 the J10A was replaced by J10B.

Xi'an/Yanliang (ZLYN)
Rwy: 06L/24R, 06R/24L
Pos: 34°38'37"N 109°14'27"E
Elev: 1260 ft
Division Facility Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Chinese Flight Test Evaluation - CFTE

Main test facility
various

Yancheng (ZSYN)
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 33°25'34"N 120°12'12"E
Elev: 9 ft
Flying Academy Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Aviation University Flight Instructor Training Base
航空大学飞行教官训练基地


3rd Training Regiment
第三训练团

JL8 4x7x
April 2012 the 13th FA/3rd Reg (serials 7xx8x) got subordinated to the Flight Instructor Training Base.

Zibo
淄博
Rwy: 18L/36R, 18R/36L (grass)
Pos: 36°48'37"N 117°53'31"E
Elev: 122 ft
Flying Academy Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Aviation University Flight Instructor Training Base
航空大学飞行教官训练基地


2nd Training Regiment
第二训练团

CJ6 4x6x (tbc)
April 2012 the 13th FA/1st Reg (serials 7xx8x) got subordinated to the Aviation University.

China Air Force
中国空军
15th Airborne Army
Huangpi
Rwy: 01/19, HEL
Pos: 30°54'14"N 114°30'37"E
Elev: 161 ft
Brigade Dadui Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Aviation Brigade

4th (Rotary Wing) Dadui
Z8KA
Z9WZ
Z10K
6x2x
At Huangpi also the former 45th Division of 15th Airborne Army HQ was located.
The Z9 Regiment officially started operation 3 July 2011.
In April 2012 the 6x9x serials were replaced by 6x6x serials.
6x6x serials were replaced by 6x2x serials after 28 April 2017 when the 15th AA reorganised.

Xiaogan
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 30°57'14"N 113°54'43"E
Elev: 92 ft
Brigade Dadui Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Aviation Brigade

3rd (Fixed Wing) Transport Dadui
Y5
Y12
6x1x


-
Y7
In April 2012 the 6x8x serials were replaced by 6x5x serials.
In 2015 an Y12 aircraft were introduced.
6x5x serials were replaced by 6x1x serials after 28 April 2017 when the 15th Airborne Army reorganised.

In 2016 the Y12D started to replace the Y5 with the 15th Airborne Army.
Photo: PLAAF
Yingshan/North
Guangshui
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 31°39'45"N 113°49'04"E
Elev: 345ft
Brigade Dadui Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Aviation Brigade

1st (Fixed Wing) Transport Dadui
Y5
Y8
6x1x
Downtown Guangshui the former 44th Division of 15th Aviation Army was located.
In 2012 6x8x serials were replaced by 6x5x serials.
By 2014 the Y7 was phased out.
6x5x serials were replaced by 6x1x serials after 28 April 2017 when the 15th Airborne Army reorganised. In 2017 Y5s were added to this Regiment

Y8Cs are used by the 15th Airborne Army for massive paradroppings.
Photo: PLAAF
China Air Force
中国空军
Factories (工厂)
Anshun/Huangguoshu (ZUAS)
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 26°15'39"N 105°52'26"E
Elev: 4806 ft
Factory Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
162 Factory

Guizhou Aviation Industry Company (GAIC)/
Shuangyang Aircraft Manufactory

JJ7
JL9
EA-03 (UAV)

Chengdu/Huangtianba
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 30°42'12"N 103°56'58"E
Elev: 1686 ft
Factory Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
132 Factory

Chengdu Aircraft Corp (CAC)
FC-1
J10
J20
Wing Loong
Designs are made in close cooperation with 601 Institute. FC-1 kits are produced for the Pakistani PAC assembly line.
Also UAV's are produced by CAC.

At Chengdu the latest J10 version, the J10B is in the final test phase. After batch 1 production continued with J10C upgraded version.
Photo: WillysGT
With first flight in January 2011 the flight envelope of the next generation J20 fighter now has been explored to its limits.
Photo: Internet
Chengdu/Taipingsi
Rwy: 18/36, 18/36 (grass)
Pos: 30°36'06"N 104°00'51"E
Elev: 1608ft
Factory Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Helicopter factory

Sichuan Lantian Helicopter Co. Ltd. (SLHCL)
四川蓝天直升机有限公司

Mi-17/-171
This is the former Chengdu Glider Factory (5701 factory).

Hanzhong/Chenggu
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 33°08'03"N 107°12'14"E
Elev: 1617 ft
Factory Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
182 Factory

Shaanxi Aircraft Corp
Y8
Y9

Harbin/Ping Fang Tien
Rwy: 08/26, HEL
Pos: 45°35'56"N 126°39'39"E
Elev: 591 ft
Factory Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
122 Factory

Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corp (HAMC)
Y12
Z9/AC312
Z15/AC352
Z20

Jingdezhen
Rwy: 05H/23H
Pos: 29°14'22"N 117°08'12"E
Elev: 133 ft
Factory Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
372 Factory

Changhe Aircraft Corp (CHAIC)
Z8/Z18/AC313
Z10
Z11/AC311
HC120
CA109
Designs are made in close cooperation with 602 Helicopter Research Institute.

After over 100 Z8s produced a major upgrades are coming of the production line, like with this Z18A.
Photo: Internet
Liangping (ZULP)
梁平机场
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 30°40'46"N 107°47'10"E
Elev: 1489 ft
Factory Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
UAV Factory

Tengden (腾盾科技)
HA001 (UAV)
TA001 (UAV)
TB001 (UAV)
Tengden was created in January 2016.

Nanchang/Jiang Xi
Rwy: rwy 03/21
Pos: 28°38'08"N 115°55'48"E
Elev: 79 ft
Factory Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
320 Factory

Hongdu Aircraft Corp (HAIG)
CJ6
JL8
JL10/L15
HAIG was established on the remains of Nanchang Aircraft Manufacturing Company (NAMC).
Designs are made in close cooperation with 650 Design Institute.

November 2014 saw the first flight of the L7, the new light trainer that should replace the CJ6A.
Not much has been heard of the aircraft since.
Photo: Internet
In 2018 the CJ6 was still (again?) in production!
Photo: HAIC
It is expected the L15 will not enter PLAAF service, leaving the honour to a modernized version, the JL10.
Photo: Unknown
Shanghai/Pudong Intl (ZSPD)
Rwy: 15/33, 16L/34R, 16R/34L, 17L/35R, 17R/35L
Pos: 31°08'42"N 121°47'36"E
Elev: 13 ft
Factory Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Factory

COMAC
C919
On the South-eastern side of the airfield a new production facility has been erected.

Shenyang/Beiling
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 41°52'13"N 123°26'22"E
Elev: 194 ft
Factory Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
112 Factory

Shenyang Aircraft Corp (SAC)
J11
J15
J16
FC-31 (J31)
Also known as 5705 Factory.

Designs are made in close cooperation with 601 Institute.

The latest addition to the Chinese Flanker line is the J16 aggressor version.
Initial production aircraft flew in 2014.
Photo: internet
The J15 is used for carrier operations.
Photo: Internet
Shijiazhuang/Luancheng
Shijiazhuang Aircraft Manufacturing Company
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 37°54'47"N 114°35'30"E
Elev: 191 ft
Factory Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
522 Factory

Shijiazhuang Aircraft Manufacturing Company
Y5
HO300
LE500
LE800

Xi'an/Yanliang (ZLYN)
Rwy: 06L/24R, 06R/24L
Pos: 34°38'37"N 109°14'27"E
Elev: 1260 ft
Factory Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
172 Factory

Xian Aircraft Corp (XAC)
H6K
Y7
Y20
MA600
Designs are made in close cooperation with 603 Institute.

China Air Force
中国空军
Maintenance Factories (military)
Changsha/City
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 28°04'09"N 112°57'27"E
Elev: 161 ft
Maintenance Base Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
-

Changsha Aircraft
Factory 5712
5712保养工厂

H6
J7
J8
JF-17 (Pak AF)

Changzhi/Wangcun (ZBCZ)
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 36°14'56"N 113°07'35"E
Elev: 3022 ft
Maintenance Base Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
-

Maintenance Factory (保养工厂)
CJ6
Y5

Dalian/Sanshilipu
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 39°17'21"N 121°45'50"E
Elev: 16 ft
Maintenance Base Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
-

Changfeng Aircraft & Engine Overhaul Factory
Factory 5706
5706保养工厂

J7
J11
JL8
In 2013 the 5706 Maintenance unit moved from Dalian/Zhoushuizi to this airfield.
In 2009 the 89th Regiment also had moved out of Zhoushuizi, so that airfield is now for civilian use only.

Dangyang
Rwy: 14/32
Pos: 30°47'55"N 111°48'40"E
Elev: 216 ft
Maintenance Base Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
-

Xiongfeng Aircraft Overhaul Factory
Factory 5710
5710保养工厂

Il-76
Y8
Tu-154

Guilin/Li Chia Tsun
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 25°11'38"N 110°19'13"E
Elev: 487 ft
Maintenance Base Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
-

Factory 5718
5718保养工厂

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Jilin/Ertaizi (ZYJL)
Erh Tzi Thu
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 44°00'08"N 126°23'39"E
Elev: 592ft
Maintenance Base Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
-

Factory 5704
5704厂俱乐部

J7
J8
Q5
Y5
Y12

Liuhe
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 42°15'14"N 125°42'12"E
Elev: 1195 ft
Maintenance Base Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
-

Factory 5711
5711保养工厂

J7?

Lushan
鲁山
Rwy: 10/28
Pos: 33°41'08"N 112°53'26"E
Elev: 461 ft
Storage Center Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Storage Center

Air Force Aircraft Storage Center
J5,J6,H5,Q5, Y7 etc.
This airbase is used for mass-storage since 19th Div. left the base on 19 June 1990. South-east of the main base also a J6 conversion plant is situated.
South of the airbase also Lushan Aviation Exhibition Centre (鲁山 航空展览馆) is located (Restricted entree).

Qinhuangdao/Shanhaiguan
秦皇岛
Rwy: 06/24
Pos: 39°58'06"N 119°43'50"E
Elev: 30 ft
Maintenance Base Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
-

Factory 5711
5711保养工厂

JH7A

Shanghai/Dachang
上海大场
Pos: 31°19'"N 121°25'"E
Maintenance Base Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
-

Factory 5703
5703保养工厂

JH7
At Dachang, Shanghai Aircraft Company operates the Final Assembly Line of the civilian COMAC ARJ-21.

Shijiazhuang
石家庄
Rwy: 16/34
Pos: 38°04'58"N 114°25'03"E
Elev: 278 ft
Maintenance Base Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
-

Factory 5721
5721保养工厂

J7
J10
JL8

Tianshui
天水
Rwy: 10/28
Pos: 34°33'36"N 105°51'37"E
Elev: 3590 ft
Maintenance Base Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
-

Maintenance Factory (保养工厂)
J7


Factory 5722
5722保养工厂

Y5
J7
At least until 2007 this airbase was also used by 6th Div J6 fighters until it was surrendered to civilian traffic.

Wugong
武功
Rwy: 09/27
Pos: 34°16'33"N 108°15'57"E
Elev: 1426 ft
Maintenance Base Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
-

Factory 5702
5702保养工厂

JH7
H6

Wuhu (ZSWU)
芜湖
Rwy: 08/26
Pos: 31°23'27"N 118°24'34"E
Elev: 41 ft
Maintenance Base Factory Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
-

Factory 5720
5720保养工厂

J7
J11

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