Armed Forces Overviews
Royal Saudi Air Force
Royal Saudi Air Force
Al Quwwat al Jawwiya as Sa'udiya
Al Kharj (Prince Sultan Air Base) (OEPS)
Rwy: 17/35
Pos: 24°03'48"N 047°34'50"E
Elev: 1651 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
RSAF 6 Wing

18sq E-3A


19sq Beech 350
RE-3A
RE-3B


23sq KE-3A


24sq A330-203 MRTT
A330-243 MRTT


32sq KC-130H


60sq Saab 2000AEW&C


50sq Beeck 350i
19sq has replaced 71sq (the old squadron badge is shown). The badge of 18sq might be wrong.
Al Kharj is the logic base for the two SAAB airborne early warning and control aircraft. These goes for the new Beech 350i. We assume this is the location for 50sq.

Dhahran (King Abdullah Aziz Air Base) (OEDR)
Rwy: 06/24, 16R/34L
Pos: 26°15'56"N 050°09'07"E
Elev: 84 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
RSAF 3 Wing

13sq F-15C
F-15D


92sq F-15S


44sq Bell 412EP
RSAF 11 Wing

7sq Tornado IDS


35sq Jetstream 31


75sq Tornado IDS


83sq Tornado IDS
Both 42sq (F-15C and F-15D) and 66sq (Tornado IDS) have been disbanded. A Weapons & Tactics School is thought to be located at Dhahran. An unknown squadron with AB212 as well. Details are welcome if you have them.

Jeddah (Prince Abdullah Air Base) (OEJN)
Rwy: 16C/34C, 16R/34L, 16L/34R
Pos: 21°40'46"N 039°09'24"E
Elev: 48 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
RSAF 8 Wing

4sq C-130H


16sq C-130H
C-130H-30


20sq C-130 training
Six remaining C-130E have been sold to Turkey. Three other examples have been scrapped for spare parts.

Khamis Mushayt (King Khalid Air Base) (OEKM)
Rwy: 06/24, 14/32
Pos: 18°18'29"N 042°48'20"E
Elev: 6778 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
RSAF 5 Wing

6sq F-15S


55sq F-15S


99sq AS532M


14sq det. AB212
Bell 412EP


202sq CH-4B


203sq CH-4B
It is unlikely the F-5s of 15sq are still operational. 55sq is the F-15S training unit.
A total of 100 CH-4B Armed Reconnaissance UAV's are on order.

King Khalid Military City (KKMC) Hafr, Al Batin (OEKK)
Rwy: 13/31
Pos: 27°54'03"N 045°31'42"E
Elev: 1352 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
RSAF 4 Wing

12sq AB212
To be honest, the allocation of the resident wing, RSAF 4 Wing, is assumed by us and pending confirmation.

King Salman AB (OERY)
Riyadh

Rwy: 01/19, 12/30
Pos: 24°42'35"N 046°43'31"E
Elev: 2082 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
RSAF 1 Wing

Saudi Arabian Special Flight A340-213X
A340-541
AS-61A-4
B737-7DP
B737-8DP
B737-9FGER
B747-3G1
B747-468
BAe125-800A
BAe125-800B
Ce550 Bravo
CN235-10
G-IV
L-100-30
VC-130H
King Faisal Air Academy

8sq Cirrus SR22T
Super Mushshak (wfu)


9sq PC-21


22sq PC-21
Royal Saudi Armed Forces Medical Services

33sq (Royal Medical Flight) AS365N
B757-23A
Beech 350
C-130H
G-II
G-IVSP
G-V
G450
L-100-30
Lj60XR
S-70A-1L
The PC-9 are being replaced by PC-21s. The CeF172G, H and M may have been withdrawn from use.
The CeF172G, H and M may have been withdrawn from use.

Tabuk (King Faisal Air Base) (OETB)
Rwy: 06/24, 13/31
Pos: 28°21'56"N 036°37'08"E
Elev: 2551 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
RSAF 7 Wing

2sq F-15C
F-15D


21sq Hawk Mk165


37sq Hawk Mk65


79sq Hawk Mk165


88sq Hawk Mk65
Hawk Mk65A
88sq is also known as the "Saudi Hawks", the national display team.

Taif (King Fahd Air Base) (OETF)
Rwy: 07/25, 17/35
Pos: 21°29'00"N 040°32'40"E
Elev: 4848 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
RSAF 2 Wing

3sq Typhoon F2
Typhoon T3


5sq F-15C
F-15D


10sq Typhoon F2
Typhoon T3


14sq AB212
Bell 412EP


34sq F-15C
F-15D


12sq det. AB212
The 17sq Freedom Fighters are not operational any more, they probably have been withdrawn from use some years ago.

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