Armed Forces Overviews
Peru - Air Force
Peru - Air Force
Fuerza Aérea del Perú
Bring it on!
Mirage 2000DP taxiing in at Las Palmas.
Photo:
Bryan Luna
BA Las Palmas (SPLP)
(Santiago de Surco)
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 12°09'39"S 076°59'56"W
Elev: 250 ft

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Dirección de Vigilancia y Reconocimiento Aéreo

(DIVRA)


Escuadrón Aéreo de Reconocimiento Remoto 330 Pegaso (UAV) (o/o)


Escuadrón 331 Lj36A
Lj45XR
Falcon 20 (wfu)


Escuadrón Aéreo 334 C-26B
RC695 (std)
Escuela de Aviación Civil

Beech 65
Ce172F
Ce172SP (o/o)
Ce210
PA-34
T-41D
Maxair Drifter (ULV)
ML 109 MXII (ULV)
various gliders
Servicio de Mantenimiento

(SEMAN)


Maintenance on all aircraft
The Falcon is replaced by a Lj45XR that is said to be operated by Grupo 8.
This school is controlled by the military although it is not a true military unit.
Electronic reconnaissance is performed by the air force's 331 squadron based at Las Palmas.
Photo:
Bryan Luna
Base Aérea de Santa Clara
Rwy: (none)
Pos: 03°47'13"S 073°20'20"W
Elev: 304 ft

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Base Aérea de Santa Clara

(BACLA)


no aircraft assigned
Escuela de Supervivencia en la Selva

(ESSEL)


no aircraft assigned
Chiclayo (SPHI)
BA Cap. José Abelardo Quiñonez Gonzalez
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 06°47'15"S 079°49'41"W
Elev: 95 ft

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Grupo Aéreo 6

Escuadrón Caza-bombardeo 612 MiG-29S
MiG-29SE
MiG-29SM-P
MiG-29UB-P
Upgraded MiG-29s form the backbone of the air force.
Photo:
Bryan Luna
Iquitos (SPQT)
BA Coronel Francisco Secada Vignetta
Rwy: 06/24
Pos: 03°47'05"S 073°18'32"W
Elev: 306 ft

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Grupo Aéreo de Transporte 42

Escuadrón Transporte Aéreo Nacional de Selva 421 B737
DHC-6
F28
Peru obtained a fleet of Viking DHC-6-400 to liaise throughout the vast jungle territories.
Photo:
Bryan Luna
Iquitos/Nanay SPB
Rwy: NW/SE (water)
Pos: 03°42'06"S 073°15'04"W
Elev: 279 ft

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Grupo Aéreo de Transporte 42

Escuadrón Transporte Aéreo Nacional de Selva 421 DHC-6-300 float-equipped
Iquitos/Teniente Bergerie (SPID)
Rwy: 13/31, NW/SE (water)
Pos: 03°44'32"S 073°15'37"W
Elev: 384 ft

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Grupo Aéreo de Transporte 42

Escuadrón Transporte Aéreo Nacional de Selva 422 PC-6/B2-H2


Escuadrón Transporte Aéreo Nacional de Selva 427 Y-12 (wfu)
Juanjui (SPJI)
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 07°10'11"S 076°43'45"W
Elev: 1148 ft

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Agrupamiento Aérea de Juanjuí

(AGRAJ)


no based aircraft
La Joya/Mariano Melgar
BA Coronel FAP Víctor Maldonado Begazo, Arequipa
Rwy: 17/35
Pos: 16°47'30"S 071°53'12"W
Elev: 3890 ft

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Grupo Aéreo 4

Escuadrón Caza-bombardeo 412 Mirage 2000P
Mirage 2000DP
Grupo Aéreo 6

Escuadrón Caza-bombardeo 611 Mirage 5P (wfu)
Mirage 5DP (wfu)
Esc611 has been disbanded
After Brazil withdrew its M2000s, Peru is now the sole operator of the type in Latin America.
Photo:
Bryan Luna
Lima-Callao/Intl Jorge Chavez (SPJC)
BA Jorge Chavez
Rwy: 15/33
Pos: 12°01'19"S 077°06'52"W
Elev: 112 ft

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Grupo Aéreo 3

Escuadrón de Helicópteros 315 Bo105LSA-3


Escuadrón de Helicópteros 332 Bell 212


Escuadrón de Helicópteros 341 Mi-8MTV-1
Mi-17-1V
Mi-171Sh
Mi-171Sh-P
Grupo Aéreo de Transporte 8

Escuadrón de Transporte 841 B737
Beech 200


Escuadrón de Transporte 842 C-130
L-100


Escuadrón de Transporte 843 An-32B


Escuadrón de Transporte 844 C-27J
Pisco (SPSO)
BA Capitan Renan Elias Oliveira
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 13°44'42"S 076°13'13"W
Elev: 39 ft

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Grupo Aéreo 51

Escuadrón Aéreo de Helicopteros 510 Schweizer 300C


Escuadrón Aéreo Primario 511 Zlin 242L


Escuadrón Aéreo de Instruccion 512 EMB312


Escuadrón Aéreo Avanzada 513 MB339AP (wfu)
KT-1P


Escuadrón Aéreo de Instruccion 514 EMB312 (wfu)
Newest kid on the block is the KAI KT-1P that is co-produced by SEMAN at Las Palmas.
Photo:
Bryan Luna
Piura (SPUR)
BA Capitan Concha
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 05°12'21"S 080°36'59"W
Elev: 174 ft

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Grupo Aéreo 7

Escuadrón Caza-bombardeo 711 A-37B


Escuadrón Caza-bombardeo 712 A-37B
Peru co-operates with Korea, this started with second hand A-37s being received and was continued in the KT-1P programme.
Photo:
Bryan Luna
Pucallpa (SPCL)
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 08°22'41"S 074°34'27"W
Elev: 513 ft

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Base Aérea de Pucallpa

(BAPUC)


no based aircraft
Puerto Maldonado (SPTU)
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 12°36'50"S 069°13'45"W
Elev: 659 ft

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Base Aérea de Puerto Maldonado

(BAMAL)


no based aircraft
Puerto Maldonado has a small FAP facility to support detachments. In those cases it is controlled by Ala 3.
Affectionately known as the 'baby Hercules', the C-27Js are gradually finding their way to various air forces. Peru obtained four of them.
Photo:
Ian French
San Ramon/Capitan Alvarino (SPRM)
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 11°07'43"S 075°21'02"W
Elev: 2740 ft

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Base Aérea de San Ramon

(BASRA)


no based aircraft
Talara (SPTP)
BA El Pato
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 04°32'59"S 081°13'27"W
Elev: 286 ft

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Grupo Aéreo 11

Escuadrón Aéreo 111 Su-22M
Su-22UM3


Escuadrón Aéreo 112 Su-25
Su-25UB
Apparently, eight of the KT-1P will be camouflaged and used for counter insurgency operations.
Photo:
Ian French
Tarapoto (SPST)
Cad. Guillermo del Castillo Paredes
Rwy: 17/35
Pos: 06°30'31"S 076°22'24"W
Elev: 869 ft

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Agrupamiento Aérea de Tarapoto

(AGRAT)


no based aircraft
Vitor (SPVR)
BA Coronel FAP Marco Schenone Oliva

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Grupo Aéreo 2

Escuadrón Aéreo 211 Mi-25
Mi-35
Mi-25 have been used to good effect for quite a while and a couple new Mi-35 were obtained recently. Home base is Vitor, a self-supporting air base, complete with its own farm!
Photo:
Bryan Luna
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