Armed Forces Overviews
Saudi Ministry of the Interior
Saudi Ministry of the Interior
Abha (OEAB)
Rwy: 31/13
Pos: 18°14'25"N 042°39'24"E
Elev: 6858 ft
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
GCDA S-92A
Dhahran (King Abdullah Aziz Air Base) (OEDR)
Rwy: 06/24, 16R/34L
Pos: 26°15'56"N 050°09'07"E
Elev: 84 ft
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
GCDA S-92A
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
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
GCDA S-92A
Riyadh/King Khaled Air Base (OERY)
Rwy: 01/19, 12/30
Pos: 24°42'35"N 046°43'31"E
Elev: 2082 ft
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
GCDA S-92A
S-434
The rather unique KV107IIA-SM Vertol has been replaced by sixteen Sikorsky S-92A helicopters. Nine Sikorsky S-434 have been introduced as training helicopters. Twelve Sikorsky S-76D and three S-70i helicopters are on order. The MOI has taken options to acquire a further eight S-76D and twelve additional S-70i helicopters.
On 11 November 2007 it was announced Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Interior (MOI) and Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. signed contracts for 16 S-92 multi-mission helicopters, 15 S-76 multi-mission helicopters and nine Schweizer 434 training helicopters. MOI-01 is shown during testing in the USA, it was in the Kingdom by May 2008.
Photo: (Sikorsky)
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