Armed Forces Overviews
Russian Federation - Aerospace Forces (RF VKS)
Russian Federation - Aerospace Forces (RF VKS)

Воздушно-космические силы (ВКС РФ)

Western Military District - Западный военный округ (ЗВО)

6th Leningrad Red Banner Air and Air Defence Army

6-я Ленинградская Краснознамённая армия ВВС и ПВО

Russkie Vitâzi use the Su-27P
Photo:
Peter Terlouw
Chkalovskiy (UUMU)
Чкаловский
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 55°52'45"N 038°03'41"E
Elev: 505 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

800th Red Banner Air Base, 2nd level

(800 AB)

[v/ch 42829]
An-12
An-26
An-72
An-140-100
Il-20/20M/22/22M
Il-76
Mi-8
Mi-8AMTSh
Or: direct reporting to HQ VVS?

Gromovo (ULLJ)
Громово
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 60°42'52"N 030°06'44"E
Elev: 144ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

Aviation Command, 33 Independent Composite Aviation Regiment

(33 OSAP)

[v/ch 49719-2]
uses aircraft from 33 OSAP

Khotilovo/Borisovskiy
хутилув/бурисувски
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 57°39'20"N 034°06'00"E
Elev: 591 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
105th Guards Composite Aviation Division

105-я смешанная авиационная дивизия
790th Order of Kutuzov, 3rd degree Fighter Aviation Regiment

(790 IAP)

[v/ch 45118]
MiG-31
Su-27P

Kluchevoye/Pribylovo (ULLY)
Ключевое/Прибылово
Rwy: 13/31
Pos: 60°27'31"N 028°44'50"E
Elev: 130ft
Brigade Group Aircraft Type(s) Badge
549th Army Aviation Base

549-я авиационная база армейской авиации
549th Army Aviation Air Group

(Avg 549 abAA)

[v/ch 12633-2]
Mi-8MT/MTV-2
Mi-24PN
Mi-35M

Kursk/Vostochnyy (Khalino) (UUOK)
Курск/Восточный (Халино)
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 51°45'02"N 036°17'45"E
Elev: 686 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
105th Guards Composite Aviation Division

105-я смешанная авиационная дивизия
14th Guards Leningrad Red Banner Order of Suvorov, 3rd degree Fighter Aviation Regiment

(14 GvIAP)

[v/ch 45119]
MiG-29SMT
MiG-29UBM

With its distinctive 'humpback', the SMT-variant of the MiG-29 really stands out.
Photo:
Peter Breevoort
Levashovo (ULLV)
Левашово
Rwy: 08-26
Pos: 60°05'14"N 030°11'31"E
Elev: 71ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

33rd Independent Composite Aviation Regiment

(33 OSAP)

[v/ch 49719]
An-12BK
An-26
An-30
An-72
Il-22
Mi-8MT/MTV-2
Mi-8PP/SMV-PG

The An-12 has been the transport work horse for years.
Photo:
Ad Jan Altevogt
Monchegorsk (ULMG)
Мончегорск
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 67°59'20"N 033°01'09"E
Elev: 551ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

98th Independent Composite Aviation Regiment

(98 OSAP)

[v/ch 75385]
MiG-31BM
Mi-24
Su-24M/MR

Mozdok (URMF)
Моздок
Rwy: 09/27
Pos: 43°47'15"N 044°36'11"E
Elev: 465ft
Regiment Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge

Detachment, 485th Independent Helicopter Regiment

отдельный 485-й отдельный вертолетный полк

(485 OVP)

[v/ch 62467]
aircraft on detachment from 485 OVP

Ostrov (ULOS)
Остров
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 57°17'59"N 028°26'02"E
Elev: 233ft
Brigade Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
15th Army Aviation Brigade

15-я бригада армейской авиации


(15 BrAA)

[v/ch 44440]
Ka-52
Mi-8MT/MTV-2
Mi-8MTPR-1
Mi-24P
Mi-26
Mi-28N
Mi-35M

The mighty Mi-26, largest operational transport helicopter in the world, is used by various regiments.
Photo:
Erwin van Dijkman
Petrozavodsk/Besovets (Petrozavodsk-15) (ULPB)
Петрозаводск/Бесовец
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 61°53'06"N 034°09'17"E
Elev: 151 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
105th Guards Composite Aviation Division

105-я смешанная авиационная дивизия
159th Talinn Red Banner Fighter Aviation Regiment

(159 IAP)

[v/ch 45121]
Su-27/27P
Su-27UB/UBP

Pushkin (ULLP)
Пушкин-3 (Pushkin-3)
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 59°41'04"N 030°20'11"E
Elev: 264ft
Brigade Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
549th Army Aviation Base

549-я авиационная база армейской авиации


(549 abAA)

[v/ch 12633]
Mi-8MT/MTV-2/MTV-5
Mi-8PP/SMV-PG
Mi-28N

Shatalovo (UUBV)
Шаталово
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 54°20'27"N 032°28'21"E
Elev: 646ft
Division Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge

4th Independent Reconnaissance Aviation Squadron

(4 ORAE)

[v/ch 55840]
An-30
Su-24MR

Il-20M are used for special reconnaissance missions.
Photo:
Erwin van Dijkman
Voronezh/Baltimor (UUOW)
Воронеж/Балтимор
Rwy: 11/29, 11/29 (dirt)
Pos: 51°37'09"N 039°08'24"E
Elev: 504ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

47th Independent Composite Aviation Regiment

(47 OSAP)

[v/ch 45117]
An-26
Il-20M
Su-34

565th Maintenance Centre

(565 CO)

[v/ch .....]
maintenance

Vyazma (UUMR)
Вязьма
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 55°08'56"N 034°22'59"E
Elev: 781ft
Brigade Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
378th Army Aviation Base

378-я авиационная база армейской авиации


(378 abAA)

[v/ch 41687]
Mi-8MT
Mi-8PP/SMV-PG
Mi-24P

Russian Federation - Aerospace Forces (RF VKS)

Воздушно-космические силы (ВКС РФ)

Southern Military District

4th Red Banner Air and Air Defence Army

4-я Краснознамённая армия ВВС и ПВО

Budyonnovsk (Budennovsk) (URMB)
Будённовск
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 44°49'45"N 044°00'42"E
Elev: 591ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
1st Guards Stalingrad Svirkskaya Composite Air Division

1-я гвардейская Сталинградская Свирская смешанная авиационная дивизия
368th Assault Aviation Regiment

(368 ShAP)

[v/ch 75388]
Su-25SM

485th Independent Helicopter Regiment

485-й отдельный вертолетный полк

(485 OVP)

[v/ch 44936]
Mi-8MTV-5
Mi-28N
Mi-35
UAV Форпост

Buddenovsk can be called the Shturmoviks' nest. Seen here are Su-25SM, the most updated variant.
Photo:
Robbert Snijders
Domna (UIAD)
Домна
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 51°54'59"N 113°07'17"E
Elev: 2283 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

120th Composite Guards Aviation Regiment

(120 AP)

[v/ch 63559]
Su-30SM

Dzhankoi (UKFY)
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
27th Composite Aviation Division

27-я смешанная авиационная дивизия
39th Helicopter Regiment

39-й вертолетный полк

(39 VP)

[v/ch 46453]
Ka-52
Mi-8AMTSh
Mi-8MTPR-1 ?
Mi-28N
Mi-35M

Torzhok is homebase of the Mi-28 in use as trainer.
Photo:
Patrick Roegies
Erebuni (Yerevan) (UDYE)
Эребуни (Ереван)
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 40°07'19"N 044°27'54"E
Elev: 2955ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

3624th Air Base

(3624 AB)

[v/ch 63530]
VVS:
MiG-29 (9-13)
MiG-29UB

AA:
Mi-8
Mi-8MTPR-1
Mi-24P

Legacy Su-27s, like this 04 red, are still widely used.
Photo:
Patrick Roegies
Gvardeyskoye (UKFG)
Гвардейское
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 45°06'58"N 033°58'36"E
Elev: 498 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
27th Composite Aviation Division

27-я смешанная авиационная дивизия
37th Composite Aviation Regiment

(37 SAP)

[v/ch .....]
Su-24M
Su-25SM/25UB

Korenovsk (URKO)
Кореновск
Rwy: 09/27H
Pos: 45°26'54"N 039°25'04"E
Elev: 162ft
Brigade Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

55th Order of Kutuzov, 2nd degree Independent Helicopter Regiment

55-й отдельный Севастопольский ордена Кутузова 2-й степени вертолетный полк

(55 OVP)

[v/ch 35666]
Mi-8AMTSh
Mi-28N
Mi-35M

Mi-28s are used in conjuction with the Mi-35, a potent combination.
Photo:
Ad Jan Altevogt
Krymsk (URKW)
Крымск
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 44°57'52"N 038°00'05"E
Elev: 34ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
1st Guards Stalingrad Svirkskaya Composite Air Division

1-я гвардейская Сталинградская Свирская смешанная авиационная дивизия
3rd Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment

(3 GvIAP)

[v/ch 75386]
Su-27/27P
Su-27SM3
Su-27UB
Su-30M2

Il-76s are used to support Russia's global reach and presidential visits.
Photo:
Anton Homma
Marinovka (URWM)
Мариновка
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 48°38'10"N 043°47'22"E
Elev: 234ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
1st Guards Stalingrad Svirkskaya Composite Air Division

1-я гвардейская Сталинградская Свирская смешанная авиационная дивизия
11th Composite Aviation Regiment

11-го смешанного авиационного полка

(11 SAP)

[v/ch 77978]
Su-24M
Su-24MR

Millerovo (URRI)
Миллерово
Rwy: 08/26
Pos: 48°57'19"N 040°17'50"E
Elev: 481ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
1st Guards Stalingrad Svirkskaya Composite Air Division

1-я гвардейская Сталинградская Свирская смешанная авиационная дивизия
31st Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment

(31 IAP)

[v/ch 75391]
MiG-29 (9-13)
Su-30SM

Morozovsk (URRM)
Морозовск
Rwy: 09/27
Pos: 48°18'43"N 041°47'25"E
Elev: 381ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
1st Guards Stalingrad Svirkskaya Composite Air Division

1-я гвардейская Сталинградская Свирская смешанная авиационная дивизия
559th Bomber Aviation Regiment

(559 BAP)

[v/ch 75392]
Su-34

Primorsko/Akhtarsk (URKP)
Приморско/Ахтарск
Rwy: 09/27, 09/27 (grass), HEL
Pos: 46°03'35"N 038°14'24"E
Elev: 11ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
1st Guards Stalingrad Svirkskaya Composite Air Division

1-я гвардейская Сталинградская Свирская смешанная авиационная дивизия
960th Assault Aviation Regiment

(960 ShAP)

[v/ch 75387]
Su-25SM

Tver houses the unique and brutal-looking An-22.
Photo:
Robbert Snijders
Rostov-na-Donu/North
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 47°16'29"N 039°38'43"E
Elev: 285 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

535th Independent Composite Transport Aviation Regiment

(535 OSAP)

[v/ch 41497]
An-12BK
An-26
Il-20M
Mi-26

Maintenance Centre

(.. OC)

[v/ch .....]
maintenance of aircraft

Sevastopol'/Bel'bek' (UKFB)
Севастополь/Бельбек
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 44°41'29"N 033°34'32"E
Elev: 344 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
27th Composite Aviation Division

27-я смешанная авиационная дивизия
38th Fighter Aviation Regiment

(38 IAP)

[v/ch 80159]
Su-27/27UB
Su-27P/UP
Su-27SM
Su-30M2

Step/Olovyannaya (UIAS)
Степь/Оловянная
Rwy: 08/26
Pos: 51°01'10"N 115°25'41"E
Elev: 2047ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

266th Attack Aviation Regiment

(266 ShAP)

[v/ch .....]
to be formed 2018

Troop and cargo transport in support of the army is performed by the, now also grey, Mi-26.
Photo:
Etienne Geluk
Zernograd (URRG)
Зерноград
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 46°50'10"N 040°22'50"E
Elev: 292ft
Brigade Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
16th Army Aviation Brigade

16-я бригада армейской авиации


(16 BrAA)

[v/ch 41767]
Mi-8AMTSh/MTI
Mi-8PP/SMV-PG
Mi-26
Mi-28N

Russian Federation - Aerospace Forces (RF VKS)

Воздушно-космические силы (ВКС РФ)

Central Military District

14th Red Banner Air and Air Defence Army

14-я Краснознамённая армия ВВС и ПВО

Chelyabinsk/Shagol (USCG)
Шагол (Baka)
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 55°15'39"N 061°17'54"E
Elev: 810ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
21st Guards Composite Aviation Division

21-я гвардейская смешанная авиационная дивизия
2nd Composite Aviation Regiment

(2 SAP)

[v/ch 69806]
Su-24M/M2/SVP-24
Su-24MR

Kamensk-Uralskii/Traviany
Каменск-Уральский/Травяны
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 56°26'16"N 061°59'12"E
Elev: 502 ft
Brigade Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
48th Army Aviation Base

48-я авиационная база армейской авиации


(48 abAA)

[v/ch 45123]
Mi-8MT
Mi-24P
Mi-26

Kansk (UNKN)
Канск
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 56°07'26"N 095°39'44"E
Elev: 1047ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
21st Guards Composite Aviation Division

21-я гвардейская смешанная авиационная дивизия
712th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment

(712 GvIAP)

[v/ch 82873]
MiG-31BM

Kant (UAFW)
Кант
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 42°51'12"N 074°50'48"E
Elev: 2549 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

999th Air Base

(999 AB)

[v/ch 20022]
An-26
Mi-8
Su-25SM
UAV Orlan-10 (Орлан-10)
UAV Forpost (Форпост)

Assault regiments are equipped with the sturdy Su-25.
Photo:
Jan Gerrits
Novosibirsk/Tomachevo (UNNT)
Новосибирск/Толмачево
Rwy: 07/25, 07/25 (grass), 16/34
Pos: 55°00'44"N 082°39'02"E
Elev: 365 ft
Brigade Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
562th Army Aviation Brigade

562-я бригада армейской авиации


(562 brAA)

[v/ch 12739]
Mi-8AMTSh
Mi-24P
Mi-26

Perm/Bolshoye Savino (Sokol) (USPP)
Пермь/Большое Савино (Сокол)
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 57°54'52"N 056°01'17"E
Elev: 404 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
21st Guards Composite Aviation Division

21-я гвардейская смешанная авиационная дивизия
764th Fighter Aviation Regiment

(764 IAP)

[v/ch 88503]
MiG-31B/D3/BM

Uprun/Troitsk (USCU)
Упрун/Троицк (Uvelskiy)
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 54°22'33"N 061°21'11"E
Elev: 782ft
Brigade Group Aircraft Type(s) Badge
48th Army Aviation Base

48-я авиационная база армейской авиации
48th Army Aviation Air Group

Авиагруппа 48-й авиационной базы армейской авиации

(Avg 48 baAA)

[v/ch 45123-2]
Mi-8MT
Mi-26

Yekaterinburg/Koltsovo (USSS)
Екатеринбург/Кольцово
Rwy: 08L/26R, 08R/26L
Pos: 56°44'35"N 060°48'06"E
Elev: 766 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

390th Independent Composite Transport Aviation Regiment

(390 OSAP)

[v/ch 77979]
An-12
An-26
An-140-100
Il-22M
L-410UVP-E20
Mi-8MT
Tu-134
Tu-154

Most transport regiments have received some An-140-100s.
Photo:
Peter Breevoort
Russian Federation - Aerospace Forces (RF VKS)

Воздушно-космические силы (ВКС РФ)

Eastern Military District

11th Red Banner Air and Air Defence Army

11-я Краснознамённая армия ВВС и ПВО

Burevestnik (UHSB)
Rwy: 14/32
Pos: 44°55'10"N 147°37'19"E
Elev: 49 ft
Brigade Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
573rd Army Aviation Base

573-я авиационная база армейской авиации
Independent Helicopter Detachment

отдельный вертолетный отряд 573-й авиабазы АА

(573 AABA)

[v/ch 42838-2]
Mi-8AMTSh
Mi-26

Chernigovka (UHII)
Черниговка
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 44°19'20"N 132°32'42"E
Elev: 303ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
303rd Composite Aviation Division

303-я смешанная авиационная дивизия
18th Guards Red Banner Assault Aviation Regiment

(18 GvShAP)

[v/ch 78018]
Su-25SM
575th Army Aviation Base

575-я авиационная база армейской авиации


(575 abAA)

[v/ch 13984]
Ka-52
Mi-8AMTSh
Mi-24P

The Ka-52 Alligator has found its way to many regiments already.
Photo:
Etienne Geluk
Chita/Cheremushki (Chita-2) (UIAI)
Чита/Черемушки
Rwy: 15/33
Pos: 52°04'25"N 113°25'58"E
Elev: 2136ft
Brigade Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
439th Army Aviation Base

439-я авиационная база армейской авиации


(439 abAA)

[v/ch 78081]
Mi-8AMTSh
Mi-8MT/MTV-2
Mi-24PN

Dolinsk/Sokol
Долинск/Сокол
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 47°15'42"N 142°46'06"E
Elev: 95 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
303rd Composite Aviation Division

303-я смешанная авиационная дивизия
Aviation Command, 23 IAP

(23 IAP)

[v/ch 77984-2]
used by 303rd Division aircraft

Khabarovsk/Bolshoy (UHHA)
Хабаровск/Большой
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 48°27'45"N 135°09'03"E
Elev: 186ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

257th Independent Composite Aviation Regiment

(257 OSAP)

[v/ch .....]
An-12
An-26
Il-20M
573rd Army Aviation Base

573-я авиационная база армейской авиации


(573 abAA)

[v/ch 42838]
Ka-52
Mi-8AMTSh
Mi-8MT
Mi-24
Mi-26

Komsomolsk na Amure/Dzemgi (UHKD)
Комсомольск на Амуре/Дземги
Rwy: 01/19
Pos: 50°36'20"N 137°04'53"E
Elev: 89 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
303rd Composite Aviation Division

303-я смешанная авиационная дивизия
23rd Fighter Aviation Regiment

(23 IAP)

[v/ch 77984]
Su-27/27SM
Su-27UB/UP
Su-30M2/SM
Su-35S

Most IAPs have some Su-27SM.
Photo:
capt. Holly Brown
Komsomolsk-na-Amure/Khurba (UHKK)
Хурба
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 50°24'33"N 136°56'07"E
Elev: 92ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
303rd Composite Aviation Division

303-я смешанная авиационная дивизия
277th Red Banner Bomber Aviation Regiment

(277 BAP)

[v/ch 77983]
Su-24M/M2
Su-34

Tsentralnaya Uglovaya (UHIU)
Центральная Угловая
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 43°20'54"N 132°03'33"E
Elev: 70ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
303rd Composite Aviation Division

303-я смешанная авиационная дивизия
22nd Fighter Aviation Regiment

(22 IAP)

[v/ch 77994]
MiG-31BSM
Su-27SM
Su-27UB/UP
Su-30M2
Su-35S

High altitude longe range air defence is performed by the MiG-31, bring it on...!
Photo:
Arnold ten Pas
Ussuriysk/Vozdvizhenka (UHWV)
Уссурийск/Воздвиженка
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 43°54'27"N 131°55'30"E
Elev: 122ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
303rd Composite Aviation Division

303-я смешанная авиационная дивизия
Aviation Command, 18 GvShAP

(18 GvShAP)

[v/ch 78018-2]
used by 303rd Division aircraft

Russian Federation - Aerospace Forces (RF VKS)

Воздушно-космические силы (ВКС РФ)

Supreme Command of the Air Force, Military Transport Aviation (VTA)

верховного командования ВВС, Командование Военно-транспортной Авиации (ВТА)

Ivanovo/Severnyy (UUDI)
Иваново/Северный
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 57°03'30"N 040°58'46"E
Elev: 443 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
12th Mginska Krasnoznamennaya Military Transport Aircraft Division

12-я мгинская краснознаменная военно-транспортная авиационная дивизия
144th Airborne Early Warning Aviation Regiment

144-й авиационный полк самолетов дальнего радиолокационного обнаружения

(144 apsDRLO)

[v/ch .....]
A-50/50U
Il-22M-11
Il-78
Mi-8MT

Orenburg/Tsentralnyy (UWOO)
Оренбург/Центральный
Rwy: 08/26, 04/22 (grass), 17/35 (grass)
Pos: 51°47'45"N 055°27'25"E
Elev: 386 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
12th Mginska Krasnoznamennaya Military Transport Aircraft Division

12-я мгинская краснознаменная военно-транспортная авиационная дивизия
117th Berlin Order of Kutuzov, 3rd degree, Military Transport Aviation Regiment

(117 VTAP)

[v/ch 45097]
An-12PPS
Il-76MD

Amsterdam-Schiphol's tarmac was graced by this Il-76MD RA-78818.
Photo:
Ralph Blok
Pskov (ULOO)
Псков
Rwy: 01/19, 01/19 (grass)
Pos: 57°47'02"N 028°23'44"E
Elev: 154 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
12th Mginska Krasnoznamennaya Military Transport Aircraft Division

12-я мгинская краснознаменная военно-транспортная авиационная дивизия
334th Berlin Red Banner Military Transport Aviation Regiment

(334 VTAP)

[v/ch .....]
Il-76MD

Seshcha (UUWD)
Сеща
Rwy: 09/27
Pos: 53°42'54"N 033°20'22"E
Elev: 689 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
12th Mginska Krasnoznamennaya Military Transport Aircraft Division

12-я мгинская краснознаменная военно-транспортная авиационная дивизия
566th Moscow Red Banner, order of Kutuzov, 1st class, Military Transport Aviation Regiment

(566 VTAP)

[v/ch .....]
An-26
An-124
Il-76MD

An-124s are sought-after for commercial off size cargo transport, but the VVS has some of their own too.
Photo:
Ad Jan Altevogt
Taganrog/Tsentralnyy (URRC)
Таганрог/Центральный
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 47°14'47"N 038°50'25"E
Elev: 147ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
12th Mginska Krasnoznamennaya Military Transport Aircraft Division

12-я мгинская краснознаменная военно-транспортная авиационная дивизия
708th Red Banner of Kerch Military Transport Aviation Regiment

(708 VTAP)

[v/ch .....]
An-12BK
Il-76MD

Tver/Migalovo (UUEM)
Тверь/Мигалово
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 56°49'29"N 035°45'26"E
Elev: 469 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
12th Mginska Krasnoznamennaya Military Transport Aircraft Division

12-я мгинская краснознаменная военно-транспортная авиационная дивизия
8th Military Transport Aviation Regiment

(8 VTAP)

[v/ch 41486]
An-12BK
An-22
An-26
Il-76MD

Russian Federation - Aerospace Forces (RF VKS)

Воздушно-космические силы (ВКС РФ)

Supreme Command of the Air Force, Long-range Aviation (DA)

верховного командования ВВС, Командование Дальней Авиации (ДА)

Engels (UWSG)
Знгельс
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 51°28'47"N 046°12'48"E
Elev: 106ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
6950th Guards Air Base

6950-я гвардейская авиационная база


(6950 AB)

[v/ch 06987]
Mi-26
Tu-95MS
Tu-160M

Tu-95MS are still based at Engels.
Photo:
Erwin van Dijkman
Irkutsk/Belaya (UIIB)
Иркутск/Белая
Rwy: 15/33
Pos: 52°54'56"N 103°34'30"E
Elev: 1464ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

6952nd Aviation Group

(6952 AvG)

[v/ch 62266-V]
An-12
An-26
An-30
An-32
Tu-22M-3

Aviation Command, 6952nd Air Base

(6952 AB)

[v/ch 62266-B]
used by 6952 AB aircraft

Olenegorsk/Vysokiy
Оленегорск/Высокий (Olenya)
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 68°09'07"N 033°27'54"E
Elev: 700ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
6950th Guards Air Base

6950-я гвардейская авиационная база
Guards Kyiv Red Banner Order of Suvorov, 2nd degree, 6950th Naval Missile-carying Aviation Group

(6950 MRAvG)

[v/ch 06987-E]
Tu-22M-3

Aviation Command, 6950th Air Base

(6950 AB)

[v/ch 06987-H]
used by 6950 AB aircraft
formerly 6959 AB

Nightmare of every defence commander is to have a flock of Tu-22M3s coming at him...
Photo:
Patrick Roegies
Ryazan/Dyagilevo (UUBD)
Рязань/Дягилево
Rwy: 06/24
Pos: 54°38'33"N 039°34'12"E
Elev: 435ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

203rd Guards Orlovsky Independent Aircraft-refuelling Aviation Regiment

203-й отдельный гвардейский авиаполк самолётов-заправщиков)

(203 GvOAPSZ)

[v/ch 45179]
Il-76
Il-78

43rd Guards Orlovsky Centre of Combat Application and Crew Training

(43 GvTsBP i PLS)

[v/ch .....]
Mi-8MT
Tu-22M-3
Tu-95MS

Museum of Long-range Aviation

()

[]
various preserved aircraft

Shaykovka (UUBJ)
Шайковка (Anisovo/Gorodische)
Rwy: 16/34
Pos: 54°13'35"N 034°22'09"E
Elev: 686ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

52nd Guards Heavy-bomber Aviation Regiment

(52 GvTBAP)

[v/ch 33310]
Tu-22M-3

Soltsy (ULLL)
Сольцы (Sol'tsy)
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 58°08'21"N 030°19'44"E
Elev: 136ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
6950th Guards Air Base

6950-я гвардейская авиационная база
Aviation Command, 6950th Air Base

(6950 AB)

[v/ch 06987-V]
used by Tu-22M3 from 6950 AB

Airborne Early Warning is performed by the A-50 based at Ivanovo.
Photo:
Lucien Blok
Tambov (UUOM)
Rwy: 16/34
Pos: 52°42'07"N 041°22'24"E
Elev: 573 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

27th Composite Aviation Regiment

(27 SAP)

[v/ch .....]
??

Temp
Темп
Rwy: 04/22 (ice)
Pos: 75°46'00"N 137°34'30"E
Elev: 52 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

Aviation Command, 6952nd Air Base

(6952 AB)

[v/ch .....]
used by 6952 AB aircraft

Tiksi (UEST)
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 71°41'48"N 128°54'11"E
Elev: 52 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

Aviation Command, 6952nd Air Base

(6952 AB)

[v/ch 62266-A]
An-12
Mi-8

The majority of the Tu-95 fleet has commemorative names worn on their noses.
Photo:
Patrick Roegies
Ukrainka/Seryshevo (UHBU)
Украинка/Серышево
Rwy: 16/34
Pos: 51°10'12"N 128°26'38"E
Elev: 581ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

6952nd Sevastopol'sko-Berlin Red Banner Air Base

(6952 AB)

[v/ch 62266]
Tu-95MS

Vorkuta (UUYW)
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
6950th Guards Air Base

6950-я гвардейская авиационная база
Aviation Command, 6950th Air Base

(6950 AB)

[v/ch 06987-I]
used by 6950 AB aircraft

Some An-2s can still be found, mostly supporting bomber units.
Photo:
Patrick Roegies
Russian Federation - Aerospace Forces (RF VKS)

Воздушно-космические силы (ВКС РФ)

Supreme Command of the Air Force, Direct reporting units

верховного командования ВВС, центрального подчинения ВВС

Akhtubinsk (URWH)
Ахтубинск
Rwy: 10/28, 12/30
Pos: 48°18'32"N 046°13'46"E
Elev: 6ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
929th V.P. Chkalova State Flight Test Centre

929-й государственный лётно-испытательный центр имени В.П.Чкалова


(929 GLITs)

[v/ch 15650]
An-12BK/PPS
An-26KPA
An-72
An-124
Il-76MD
Su-27/27SM/SM3/UB/UP
MiG-29SMT/UBM
MiG-31BM
Su-24M/
Su-25SM3
Su-30SM
Su-34
Su-35
T-50-2 PAK FA
Yak-130

The Su-35 is the latest incarnation of the succesful Su-27 family.
Photo:
Rob Vogelaar
Armavir (URKR)
Армавир
Rwy: 10/28
Pos: 44°58'07"N 041°06'28"E
Elev: 674ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation Pilot's School
(KVVAUL)
Краснодарское высшее военное авиационное училище лётчиков
200th Training Air Base

(200 UAB)

[v/ch .....]
MiG-29
Yak-130

Astrakhan/Ashchuluk (URWA)
Астрахан/Ащулук
Rwy: 09/27, 11/29 (grass)
Pos: 46°17'00"N 048°00'18"E
Elev: -65 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
185th Centre for Combat Application and Combat Training for the Air Force

185-й центр боевой подготовки и боевого применения ВВС
116th Fighter Aviation Combat Employment Centre

(116 TsBPIA)

[v/ch .....]
MiG-29SMT/UBM



(185 TsBPiBP VVS)

[v/ch 28004]
An-26
MiG-29

MiG-29s, like this 116 TsBPIA example, are around for a while already and this iconic aircraft is still used in large numbers.
Photo:
Peter Breevoort
Bagay-Baranovka
Багай-Барановка
Rwy: 06/24
Pos: 52°08'21"N 046°58'05"E
Elev: 168 ft
Division Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
929th V.P. Chkalova State Flight Test Centre

929-й государственный лётно-испытательный центр имени В.П.Чкалова
395th Independent Test Aviation Squadron

(395 OIAE)

[v/ch 15650-12]
An-26
An-72
Mi-8
Mi-24

Balashov (UWSW)
Балашов
Rwy: 17/35
Pos: 51°31'54"N 043°18'05"E
Elev: 560ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation Pilot's School
(KVVAUL)
Краснодарское высшее военное авиационное училище лётчиков
205th Training Air Base

(205 UAB)

[v/ch 78474]
An-26

Bassel Al-Assad/Intl Latakia (OSLK)
Hmemeem (Hmemim)
Rwy: 35/17
Pos: 35°24'04"N 035°56'55"E
Elev: 157 ft
Division Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Special Purpose Aviation Brigade Syria
Bomber Squadron

(ONAB Сирия BE)

[v/ch .....]
Su-24M
Su-34

Helicopter Squadron

(ONAB Сирия VE)

[v/ch .....]
Ka-52
Mi-8AMTSh
Mi-24P
Mi-28N

Composite Aviation Squadron

(ONAB Сирия OAE)

[v/ch .....]
An-30
Il-20M
UAV Forpost (Форпост)
UAV Orlan-10 (Орлан-10)

Su-34s saw combat use in Syria.
Photo:
Etienne Geluk
Belgorod (UUOB)
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
357th Training Centre of the Air Force

357-й учебный центр ВВС


(357 UTs VVS)

[v/ch .....]
??

Borisoglebsk
Борисоглебск
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 51°22'02"N 042°10'58"E
Elev: 377ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation Pilot's School
(KVVAUL)
Краснодарское высшее военное авиационное училище лётчиков
209th Training Air Base

(209 UAB)

[v/ch 14254]
Su-25
Yak-130

An-72s have found their way to some transport regiments. Most of them can be found at Chkalovskiy.
Photo:
Erwin van Dijkman
Chelyabinsk/Shagol (USCG)
Шагол (Baka)
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 55°15'39"N 061°17'54"E
Elev: 810ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
221st Training Air Base

221-я учебная авиабаза


(221 UAB)

[v/ch .....]
An-26
An-72
Mi-8
Prof. N.E. Zhukovsky and Iu.A. Gagarin Air Force Academy
(VVA)
ВВС военно-воздушная академия n.e. Жуковском и Гагарин
Chelyabinsk branch of the Air Force Academy

(VVA)

[v/ch .....]
??

Chkalovskiy (UUMU)
Чкаловский
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 55°52'45"N 038°03'41"E
Elev: 505 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

30th Order of the Red Star Central Scientific Research Institute of the Ministry of Defence

(30 TsNII MO RF)

[v/ch .....]
?
929th V.P. Chkalova State Flight Test Centre

929-й государственный лётно-испытательный центр имени В.П.Чкалова
3rd Aviation Squadron

(929 GLITs)

[v/ch 15650-16]
Il-80
Il-82
Il-86VKP
Il-96-400VPU

Ivanovo/Severnyy (UUDI)
Иваново/Северный
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 57°03'30"N 040°58'46"E
Elev: 443 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
610th Marshall N.S. Skrypko Centre for Combat Application and Crew Training for Transport Aviation

610-й центр боевого применения и переучивания летного состава военно-транспортной авиации имени маршала авиации


(610 TsBP i PLS VTA)

[v/ch 41520]
A-50
Il-22
Il-76M
Il-76MD

Kirovs'ke
Rwy: 10/28
Pos: 45°09'55"N 035°10'55"E
Elev: 177 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
929th V.P. Chkalova State Flight Test Centre

929-й государственный лётно-испытательный центр имени В.П.Чкалова
Naval Test Centre

(ITsM)

[v/ch 15650-17]
uses aircraft from 929 GLITs

Il-86VKP transmission aircraft, flown from Chkalovskiy.
Photo:
Lucien Blok
Klin (UUMN)
Клин
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 56°21'55"N 036°44'08"E
Elev: 531ft
Brigade Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge

92nd Instructor and Research Special Purpose Helicopter Squadron

92-й инструкторско-исследовательская вертолетная эскадрилья специального назначения


(92 IIVE(SN))

[v/ch 45095-A]
Mi-8
Mi-8AMTSh

Kotelnikovo (URRK)
Котельниково
Rwy: 12L/30R, 12R/30L
Pos: 47°38'04"N 043°05'43"E
Elev: 204ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation Pilot's School
(KVVAUL)
Краснодарское высшее военное авиационное училище лётчиков
213th Training Air Base

(213 UAB)

[v/ch 55624]
??

Seen at its homebase Kubinka, this Strizhi MiG-29 enjoys a rest during another busy demonstration season.
Photo:
Erwin van Dijkman
Kubinka (UUMB)
Кубинка
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 55°36'41"N 036°38'52"E
Elev: 604 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
4th Centre for Combat Application and Crew Training

4-й Государственный центр подготовки авиационного персонала и войсковых испытаний Министерства обороны

(4 GTsPAP i VI)

Guards Red Banner order of Kutuzov, order of Alexander Nevsky Centre for Display of Aviation Equipment

(...)

[v/ch 62632-I]
An-30
Il-20M

Guards Red Banner order of Kutuzov, order of Alexander Nevsky Centre for Display of Aviation Equipment



(Strizhi)

[v/ch .....]
MiG-29/29UB

Guards Red Banner order of Kutuzov, order of Alexander Nevsky Centre for Display of Aviation Equipment



(Russkie Vitâzi)

[v/ch .....]
Su-27/27P/UB/UBP
Or: main unit is 237th Centre for Display of Aviation Equipment?

Kushchovskaya (Kushevskaya) (URRD)
Кущёвская
Rwy: 09/27H
Pos: 46°32'21"N 039°32'52"E
Elev: 125ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation Pilot's School
(KVVAUL)
Краснодарское высшее военное авиационное училище лётчиков
195th Training Air Base

(195 UAB)

[v/ch .....]
MiG-29
Su-25
Su-27/27P/SK
Su-27UBK

The Su-34 supersedes the Su-24M.
Photo:
Patrick Roegies
Lipetsk
Липецк
Rwy: 15/33
Pos: 52°38'13"N 039°26'29"E
Elev: 618ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
4th Centre for Combat Application and Crew Training

4-й Государственный центр подготовки авиационного персонала и войсковых испытаний Министерства обороны

(4 GTsPAP i VI)

968th Instructor-Research Aviation Regiment

()

[v/ch 62632-V]
MiG-29SMT/UBM
Su-24M/M2/MP
Su-25/25SM/UB
Su-27SM/SM3/UB
Su-30/30SM
Su-34
Su-35S

Technical Aviation Storage Division

(OKhAT)

[v/ch .....]
MiG-29 (stored)

Guards Red Banner order of Kutuzov, order of Alexander Nevsky Centre for Display of Aviation Equipment



(Sokoly Rossii)

[v/ch .....]
Su-30SM
Or are the aircraft with the Sevastopol Red Banner, 3rd degree, Composite Research-Instructor Aviation Group (севастопольская краснознаменная ордена Суворова III степени исследовательско-инструкторская смешанная авиагруппа)?

Lyubertsy/Ukhtomskaya
Moscow
Rwy: HEL
Pos: 55°41'14"N 037°50'24"E
Elev: 462 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

13th State Scientific Research Institute of the Ministry of Defence

(13 GNII MO RF)

[v/ch .....]
?
This institute has had many names with accompanying acronyms. The previous were: научно-исследовательский институт эксплуатации и ремонта авиационной техники (NIIE i RA i T) and most recent DNDI ERATs.

Maykop/Khanskaya (URKH)
Майкоп/Ханская
Rwy: 05/23, 05/23 (grass)
Pos: 44°40'47"N 040°02'09"E
Elev: 600ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation Pilot's School
(KVVAUL)
Краснодарское высшее военное авиационное училище лётчиков
272nd Polotsk orders of Suvurov and Kutuzov Training Air Base

(272 UAB)

[v/ch .....]
L-39

The venerable L-39 will gradually be replaced by the Yak-130.
Photo:
Ad Jan Altevogt
Michurinsk (UUWM)
Мичуринск
Rwy: 17/35
Pos: 52°55'03"N 040°21'56"E
Elev: 518ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation Pilot's School
(KVVAUL)
Краснодарское высшее военное авиационное училище лётчиков
219th Training Air Base

(219 UAB)

[v/ch .....]
L-39

Mirny (UERR)
Rwy: 06/24
Pos: 62°32'05"N 114°02'00"E
Elev: 1161 ft
Division Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge

17th Independent Transport Aviation Squadron

(17 OTAE)

[v/ch .....]
?
Disbanded?

Nalchik (URMN)
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
929th V.P. Chkalova State Flight Test Centre

929-й государственный лётно-испытательный центр имени В.П.Чкалова
Nalchik Mountain range Test Centre

(ITs Gp )

[v/ch .....]
uses aircraft from 929 GLITs

Rtishchevo (UWPR)
Ртищево
Rwy: 08/26
Pos: 52°17'50"N 043°43'27"E
Elev: 646ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation Pilot's School
(KVVAUL)
Краснодарское высшее военное авиационное училище лётчиков
217th Training Air Base

(217 UAB)

[v/ch .....]
L-410

Probably one of the more familiar types to visit western Europe is the An-30 open Skies aircarft.
Photo:
Arjen Sleeuwenhoek
Savasleyka (UUDE)
Саваслейка; Murom (Savostleyka)
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 55°26'29"N 042°18'41"E
Elev: 340ft
Division Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
4th Centre for Combat Application and Crew Training

4-й Государственный центр подготовки авиационного персонала и войсковых испытаний Министерства обороны

(4 GTsPAP i VI)

Guards Kerch Red Banner Aviation Squadron

(4 GvTsPAP i PLS)

[v/ch 62632-L]
MiG-31BM/BSM

Shayrat
(Sh'eirat)
Rwy: 29/11, 30/12
Pos: 34°29'30"N 036°54'35"E
Elev: 2726 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Special Purpose Aviation Brigade Syria
Forward Operating Location

(ONAB Сирия)

[v/ch .....]

Syzran (UWWS)
Сызрань (Troekurovsk)
Rwy: 08/26
Pos: 53°13'32"N 048°33'00"E
Elev: 368ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Prof. N.E. Zhukovsky and Iu.A. Gagarin Air Force Academy
(VVA)
ВВС военно-воздушная академия n.e. Жуковском и Гагарин
Syzran′skij branch of the Air Force Academy

(VVA)

[v/ch .....]
??

Albeit one of the most numerous aircraft in the inventory, the Mi-8MTV is seldom photographed.
Photo:
Paul van der Linden
Tikhoretsk (URKT)
Тихорецк
Rwy: 09/27
Pos: 45°52'49"N 040°06'19"E
Elev: 259ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation Pilot's School
(KVVAUL)
Краснодарское высшее военное авиационное училище лётчиков
192nd Guards Training Air Base

(192 GvUAB)

[v/ch 28153]
??

Tiyas
T4
Rwy: 27L/09R, 27R/09L, 35/17
Pos: 34°31'22"N 037°37'49"E
Elev: 1805 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Special Purpose Aviation Brigade Syria
Forward Operating Location

(ONAB Сирия)

[v/ch .....]

Torzhok (UUET)
Торжок
Rwy: 17/35, 17L/35R
Pos: 57°02'40"N 035°00'08"E
Elev: 554ft
Brigade Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge
339th Training Air Base

339-я учебная авиационная база


(339 Uab)

[v/ch 21965]
Ansat-U
Mi-8T
Mi-28N
Ka-50
Ka-226

Ka-52s are used by frontline units but as far as we know the Ka-50, like this 26 yellow, only by training and test units.
Photo:
Erwin van Dijkman
Tver/Migalovo (UUEM)
Тверь/Мигалово
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 56°49'29"N 035°45'26"E
Elev: 469 ft
Division Regiment Aircraft Type(s) Badge

2nd Central Scientific Research Institute

(2 TsNII)

[v/ch .....]
?
Disbanded?

Vladimir/Dobrynskoye
Владимир/Добрынское
Rwy: 01/19 (grass)
Pos: 56°14'43"N 040°35'29"E
Elev: 401ft
Regiment Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Aerobatic Team 'Eagles'

Пилотажная группа 'Беркуты'


(Berkuty)

[v/ch .....]
Mi-28N

Voronezh/Baltimor (UUOW)
Воронеж/Балтимор
Rwy: 11/29, 11/29 (dirt)
Pos: 51°37'09"N 039°08'24"E
Elev: 504ft
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Prof. N.E. Zhukovsky and Iu.A. Gagarin Air Force Academy
(VVA)
ВВС военно-воздушная академия n.e. Жуковском и Гагарин


(VVA)

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Mi-28N
Su-34
Yak-130

Zernograd (URRG)
Зерноград
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 46°50'10"N 040°22'50"E
Elev: 292ft
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834th Training Centre of the Air Force

834-й учебный центр ВВС


(834 UTs VVS)

[v/ch 20926]
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