Armed Forces Overviews
Croatia Air Force
Croatia Air Force
Hrvatsko ratno zrakoplovstvo i protuzračna obrana (HRZ i PZO) – Croatian Air Force
The CL-415 have superseded the CL-215 in fire fighting duties.
Photo: Heinz Berger
Split
Divulje Barracks
Rwy: HEL
Pos: 43°31'37"N 016°17'19"E
Elev: 2 ft
Air Base Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
93 Zrakoplovna Baza
(93 ZB)

Eskadrila Transportnih Helikoptera
(ETH)

Transport Helicopter Squadron
Mi-8MTV-1

Eskadrila Transportnih Helikoptera which is based at Split - Divulje Barracks has a permanent detachment at Zagreb - Lucko with Mi-8s.
Photo: René Sleegers
Zadar/Zemunik (LDZD)
Rwy: 04/22, 14/32
Pos: 44°06'30"N 015°20'48"E
Elev: 289 ft
Air Base Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
93 Zrakoplovna Baza
(93 ZB)

Eskadrila Aviona
(EA)

Aircraft Squadron
PC-9
Zlin 242L



Eskadrila Helikoptera
(EH)

Helicopter Squadron
Bell 206B
OH-58D



Protupožarna Eskadrila
(PPE)

Fire Fighting Squadron
CL-415
AT-802F
Eskadrila Aviona houses also the display team 'Krila Oluje (Wings of Storm)'
In the fire fighting season the AT-802F and CL-415s are deployed to Dubrovnik.

In the fire fighting season the AT-802F plays an important role.
Photo: Heinz Berger
Eskadrila Helikoptera operates since 2016 sixteen ex US Army OH-58Ds which are based at Zadar - Zemunik
Photo: René Sleegers
Bell 206B 602 hovering during a training flight.
Photo: Paul van de Hurk
Five Zlin 242Ls are used for basic training.
Photo: Heinz Berger
Zagreb/Lučko (LDZL)
Rwy: 10/28
Pos: 45°46'04"N 015°51'08"E
Elev: 403 ft
Air Base Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
91 Zrakoplovna Baza
(91ZB)

Eskadrila Višenamjenskih Helikoptera
(EVH)

Utility Helicopter Squadron
Mi-171Sh
EVH carries out the detachment to KFOR (Croatian contingent - HRVCON) at Camp Bondsteel near Ferizaj/Uroševac in Kosovo.

Ten Mi-171Sh are in use with the Eskadrila Višenamjenskih Helikoptera.
Photo: Heinz Berger
Zagreb/Pleso (LDZA)
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 45°44'35"N 016°04'08"E
Elev: 353 ft
Air Base Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
91 Zrakoplovna Baza
(91ZB)

Eskadrila Borbenih Aviona
(EBA)

Combat Aviation Squadron
MiG-21bis
MiG-21UM



Eskadrila Transportnih Aviona
(ETA)

Transport Aviation Squadron
An-32B (stored)
Next to the airfield (to the east/southeast) at Velika Gorica is the ZTZ overhaul facility were some aircraft and helicopters can be found. Part of this facility uses a hangar at Pleso for maintenance.

One of the few operational Mig-21s from Eskadrila Borbenih Aviona arriving back at Zagreb - Pleso after a QRA mission.
Photo: René Sleegers
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