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India - Air Force
Bharatiya Vayu Sena
Adampur AFS (VIAX)
Rwy: 13/31
Pos: 31°25'60"N 075°45'39"E
Elev: 775 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
8 Wing

47sq MiG-29
MiG-29UB
Black Archers


223sq MiG-29
MiG-29UB
Tridents

Agra AFS (VIAG)
Rwy: 05/23, 12/30
Pos: 27°09'21"N 077°57'39"E
Elev: 551 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
4 Wing

12sq An-32 Striking Yaks


50sq A-50EhI


78sq Il-78MKI Valorous MARS
Training Command

PTS An-32 Skyhawks
HQ Bangalore, Karnataka

Allahabad/Bamrauli AFS (VIAL)
Rwy: 06/24, 12/30
Pos: 25°26'21"N 081°44'03"E
Elev: 322 ft
Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Training Command

BFTS Chetak
Central Air Command

HQ Flt CAC BAe748
HQ Bamrauli, Allahabad, UP

Ambala AFS (VIAM)
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 30°22'07"N 076°48'54"E
Elev: 900 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
7 Wing

3sq MiG-21Bison Cobras


5sq Jaguar IS
Jaguar IT
Tuskers


14sq Jaguar IS
Jaguar IT
Bulls

Baghdogra AFS (VEBD)
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 26°40'53"N 088°19'41"E
Elev: 412 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
20 Wing

142SSS Flt Cheetah
Chetak
Flying Amphibs


156HU Mi-17V-5 Armoured Kestrels

Bakshi Ka Talab AFS (VIBL)
Rwy: 09/27
Pos: 26°59'18"N 080°53'35"E
Elev: 385 ft
Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Central Air Command

35sq MiG-21M Rapiers
HQ Bamrauli, Allahabad, UP

Bangalore/Yelahanka AFS (VOYK)
Rwy: 09/27
Pos: 13°08'09"N 077°36'21"E
Elev: 3045 ft
Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Southern Air Command

45sq Tejas LCA Flying Daggers


ASTE various aircraft Aircraft & Systems Testing Establishment


TPS various aircraft Test Pilot School
Training Command

112HU Mi-8 Thoroughbreds


FWTF An-32
Do228
45sq will move to Sulur AFS, date is unknown at this moment.
HQ Bangalore, Karnataka

Barapani/Shillong AFS (VEBI)
Umroi
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 25°42'12"N 091°58'41"E
Elev: 2924 ft
Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Eastern Air Command

HQ Flt EAC BAe748
HQ Shillong, Meghalaya

Bareilly AFS (VIBY)
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 28°25'21"N 079°26'60"E
Elev: 565 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
15 Wing

8sq Su-30MKI/MKI-3 Eight Pursuits


24sq Su-30MKI-3 Hawks


111HU Dhruv Mk3 Snow Tigers

Barrackpore AFS (VEBR)
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 22°46'52"N 088°21'32"E
Elev: 18 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
6 Wing

157HU Mi-17V-5 Tarkshya

Bhatinda/Bhisiani AFS (VIBT)
Rwy: 13/31
Pos: 30°16'13"N 074°45'21"E
Elev: 700 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
34 Wing

17sq Su-30MKI-3 Golden Arrows

Bhuj AFS (VABJ)
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 23°17'16"N 069°40'13"E
Elev: 268 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
27 Wing

15sq Su-30MKI-3 Flying Lances


108sq MiG-21M Hawkeyes

Bidar AFS (VOBR)
Rwy: 02/20, 08/26
Pos: 17°54'28"N 077°29'09"E
Elev: 2178 ft
Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Training Command

52sq/Suryakiran Hawk Mk132 Sharks


FTS Bidar HJT-16 Kiran Mk1/Mk1A/Mk2
Hawk Mk132


AFA PC-7 Mk.II


HOTS-B, C & D Hawk Mk132 Bravehearts
HQ Bangalore, Karnataka

Car Nicobar AFS (VOCX)
Nicobar Islands
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 09°09'12"N 092°49'10"E
Elev: 42 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
37 Wing

122HF Mi-8 Flying Dolphins

Chabua AFS (VECA)
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 27°27'44"N 095°07'04"E
Elev: 350 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
14 Wing

102sq Su-30MKI-3 Trisonics
Training Command

Hawk OCU Hawk Mk132 The Young Ones
Before 2015 Hawk OCU was known as HOTS-A
HQ Bangalore, Karnataka

Chandigarh AFS (VICG)
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 30°40'24"N 076°47'19"E
Elev: 1012 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
12 Wing

44sq Il-76MD Mighty Jets


48sq An-32 Camels


126HF Mi-26 Featherweights

Delhi/Indira Gandhi Intl (VIDP)
Palam AFS
Rwy: 09/27, 10/28
Pos: 28°33'59"N 077°06'11"E
Elev: 776 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
3 Wing

41sq Do228
BAe748
Otters
Air Headquarters

AHQCS BAe748
B737
ERJ135BJ
Mi-8PS
Pegasus


ARC R&AW An-32
Beech B200
B707
GIII
IAI1125 and G100
Il-76MD
Mi-17-1V

Gorakhpur AFS (VEGK)
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 26°44'23"N 083°26'59"E
Elev: 259 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
17 Wing

16sq Jaguar IS
Jaguar IT
Black Cobras


27sq Jaguar IS
Jaguar IT
Flaming Arrows


105HU Mi-17-1V Daring Eagles

Guwahati/Lokpriya Gopinath Bordolio Intl (VEGT)
(Gauhati)
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 26°06'22"N 091°35'09"E
Elev: 162 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
19 Wing

59sq BAe748 Hornbills


118HU Mi-17-1V Challengers

Gwalior/Maharajpur AFS (VIGR)
Rwy: 06/24
Pos: 26°17'38"N 078°13'40"E
Elev: 617 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
40 Wing

1sq Mirage 2000H
Mirage 2000TH
Tigers


7sq Mirage 2000H Battle Axes


9sq Mirage 2000H Wolfpack


TACDE MiG-21Bison
Su-30MKI

Halwara AFS (VIHX)
Rwy: 13/31
Pos: 30°44'55"N 075°37'47"E
Elev: 790 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
34 Wing

220sq Su-30MKI-3 Desert Tigers


221sq Su-30MKI-3 Valiants

Hindon AFS (VIDX)
(Hindan)
Rwy: 09/27
Pos: 28°42'28"N 077°21'31"E
Elev: 700 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
28 Wing

77sq C-130J-30 Veiled Vipers


81sq C-17A Skylords


131FAC Flt Cheetah
Chetak
Airborne Pointers


181 Flt BAe748
131FAC Flt has a detachment at Srinagar AFS.

Hyderabad/Hakimpet AFS (VOHK)
Rwy: 09/27, HEL
Pos: 17°33'13"N 078°31'30"E
Elev: 2020 ft
Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Training Command

FTS Hakimpet HJT-16 Kiran Mk2


HTS Hakimpet Chetak Argonauts
With the start of 2017 it is unknown if the Kiran is still operational.
HQ Bangalore, Karnataka

Hyderabad/R. Ghandi Intl (VOHY)
Begumpet AFS
Rwy: 09/27
Pos: 17°27'09"N 078°27'40"E
Elev: 1741 ft
Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Training Command

NTS BAe748
N&SS was renamed NTS (Navigational Training School) on 12 March 2003.
HQ Bangalore, Karnataka

Jalpaguiri/Hashimara AFS (VEHX)
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 26°42'07"N 089°22'05"E
Elev: 372 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
16 Wing

22sq MiG-27M/MU Swifts


222sq MiG-27M
MiG-23UB
Tigersharks
The second squadron of Rafale fighter aircraft is likely to be based at Hashimara AFS.

Jamnagar AFS (VAJM)
Rwy: 06/24, 12/30
Pos: 22°27'59"N 070°00'41"E
Elev: 69 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
33 Wing

6sq Jaguar IM
Jaguar IS
Jaguar IT
Dragons


28sq MiG-29
MiG-29UB
First Supersonics


119HU Mi-8 Stallions


141SSS Flt Chetak Flamingos


224sq Jaguar IS/IT Warlords
28sq has a detachment at Leh AFS

Jodhpur AFS (VIJO)
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 26°15'04"N 073°02'56"E
Elev: 717 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
32 Wing

10sq MiG-27MU Winged Daggers


29sq MiG-27MU Scorpions


31sq Su-30MKI-3 Lions


32sq MiG-21Bison Thunderbirds


37sq MiG-27M Black Panthers


107HU Mi-17-1V Desert Hawks


116HU Dhruv Mk3 Tankbusters

Jorhat AFS (VEJT)
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 26°43'51"N 094°10'33"E
Elev: 284 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
10 Wing

43sq An-32 Ibexes


49sq An-32 Para Spears


129HU Mi-17-1V Nubra Warriors

Kanpur/Chakeri AFS (VICX)
Rwy: 01/19, 09/27
Pos: 26°24'15"N 080°24'36"E
Elev: 410 ft
Air Command Wing Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Maintenance Command

1 BRD Overhaul An-32 and Mi-17
HQ Vayusena Nagar, Nagpur, Maharashtra

Khalsi HEL
Rwy: HEL
Pos: 34°19'07"N 076°54'09"E
Elev: 9810 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
28 Wing

131FAC Flt Detachment with Cheetah and Chetak Airborne Pointers
131FAC Flt has a detachment at Srinagar AFS.

Leh AFS (VILH)
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 34°08'09"N 077°32'45"E
Elev: 10682 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
33 Wing

28sq MiG-29 Det. First Supersonics
21 Wing

114HU Cheetal Siachen Pioneers


130HU Mi-17-1V Condors
28sq has a detachment at Leh AFS

Mohanbari/Dibrugarh AFS (VEMN)
Mountain Shadow AFS
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 27°29'00"N 095°01'03"E
Elev: 361 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
24 Wing

127HU Mi-17-1V First of the Ranas


128HU Mi-17-1V Siachen Tigers

Mumbai/Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Intl (VABB)
Rwy: rwy: 09/27, 14/32
Pos: 19°05'30"N 072°51'58"E
Elev: 37 ft
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge


121HF Chetak
Mi-17-1V
Sea Eagles

Nagpur/Dr. Ambedkar Intl (VANP)
Sonegaon
Rwy: 14/32
Pos: 21°05'32"N 079°02'50"E
Elev: 1012 ft
Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Maintenance Command

HQ Flt MCC BAe748
HQ Vayusena Nagar, Nagpur, Maharashtra

Nasik/Ojhar AFS (VAOZ)
(Ozhar, Ozar)
Rwy: 08/26
Pos: 20°07'14"N 073°54'47"E
Elev: 1900 ft
Air Command Wing Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Maintenance Command

11 BRD Overhaul MiG-21, MiG-27 and MiG-29
HQ Vayusena Nagar, Nagpur, Maharashtra

Panagarh AFS (VEPH)
Rwy: 15/33
Pos: 23°28'28"N 087°25'40"E
Elev: 240 ft
Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Eastern Air Command

87sq C-130J-30
First aircraft to be delivered in April 2017.
HQ Shillong, Meghalaya

Pathankot AFS (VIPK)
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 32°14'02"N 075°38'05"E
Elev: 1017 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
18 Wing

26sq MiG-21bis Warriors


125sq Mi-35 Gladiators

Phalodi AFS (VIPX)
Rwy: 11/29, HEL
Pos: 27°06'46"N 072°23'20"E
Elev: 781 ft
Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Western Air Command

158HU Mi-17V-5 Silver Falchions
HQ Subroto Park, New Delhi

Pune/Lohegaon AFS (VAPO)
(Poona)
Rwy: 10/28, 14/32
Pos: 18°34'56"N 073°55'11"E
Elev: 1942 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
2 Wing

20sq Su-30MKI/MKI-3 Lightning


30sq Su-30MKI/MKI-3 Rhinos
Training Command

NDA HK-36TC Super Dimona
HQ Bangalore, Karnataka

Purnea (VEPU)
Rwy: 09/27
Pos: 25°45'35"N 087°24'36"E
Elev: 129 ft
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge


159HU Mi-17V-5

Sarsawa AFS (VISP)
Rwy: 09/27
Pos: 29°59'40"N 077°25'27"E
Elev: 891 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
30 Wing

117HU Dhruv Himalayan Dragons


152HU Mi-17 Mighty Armours
The first squadron of Rafale fighter aircraft is likely to be based at Sarsawa AFS.

Silchar/Kumbhirgram AFS (VEKU)
Rwy: 06/24
Pos: 24°54'47"N 092°58'43"E
Elev: 352 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
22 Wing

110HU Mi-8 Vanguards

Sirsa AFS (VISA)
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 29°33'38"N 075°00'22"E
Elev: 650 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
45 Wing

21sq MiG-21Bison Ankush

Srinagar AFS (VISR)
Rwy: 13/31
Pos: 33°59'13"N 074°46'26"E
Elev: 5458 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
1 Wing

51sq MiG-21Bison Sword Arms
28 Wing

131FAC Flt Detachment with Cheetah and Chetak Airborne Pointers
1 Wing

154HU Mi-17V-5 Snow Leopards
131FAC Flt has a detachment at Srinagar AFS.

Sulur (VOSX)
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 11°00'46"N 077°09'41"E
Elev: 1250 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
43 Wing

33sq An-32 Himalayan Geese


109HU Mi-8 Knights
Training Command

151HU Dhruv Sarang
Maintenance Command

5 BRD Overhaul BAe748 and HJT-16 Kiran
HQ Vayusena Nagar, Nagpur, Maharashtra

Suratgarh AFS
Rwy: 05/23, HEL
Pos: 29°23'19"N 073°54'14"E
Elev: 554 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
35 Wing

23sq MiG-21Bison Panthers


104sq Mi-35 Pioneer Rotorians


155HU Mi-17V-5 Kripans

Tambaram AFS (VOTX)
Rwy: 05/23, 12/30
Pos: 12°54'25"N 080°07'17"E
Elev: 90 ft
Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Training Command

FIS HJT-16 Kiran Mk2
Chetak
HQ Bangalore, Karnataka

Tezpur AFS (VETZ)
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 26°42'36"N 092°47'03"E
Elev: 240 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
11 Wing

2sq Su-30MKI/MKI-3 Winged Arrows


106sq Su-30MKI-3 Lynx


115HU Cheetah
Chetak
Hovering Angels

Trivandrum/Thiruvananthapuram Intl (VOTV)
Rwy: 14/32
Pos: 08°28'47"N 076°55'11"E
Elev: 15 ft
Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Southern Air Command

HQ Flt SAC BAe748
HQ Trivandrum, Kerala

Udhampur AFS (VIUX)
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 32°54'08"N 075°09'19"E
Elev: 1950 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
39 Wing

132FAC Flt Cheetah Hovering Hawks


153HU Mi-17 Daring Dragons

Uttarlai AFS (VIUT)
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 25°48'47"N 071°28'56"E
Elev: 500 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
5 FBSU

4sq MiG-21Bison Oorials

Vadodara AFS (VABO)
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 22°19'48"N 073°13'08"E
Elev: 129 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
36 Wing

11sq BAe748 Charging Rhinos


25sq Il-76MD The Himalayan Eagles
South Western Air Command

HQ Flt SWAC BAe748
HQ Gandhinagar, Gujarat

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