Armed Forces Overviews
Japan Coast Guard
Japan Coast Guard
Kaijō Hoan-chō
1st Region
The Japan Coast Guard in action. Puma landing on the Hayato during an exercise.
Photo: Mori Masayoshi
Hakodate (RJCH)
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 41°46'12"N 140°49'19"E
Elev: 112 ft
Air Station Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Hakodate
S-76D
くまたか - Ku.ma.ta.ka

Sikorsky 76C
Photo: Mori Masayoshi
Kushiro (RJCK)
Rwy: 17/35
Pos: 43°02'27"N 144°11'35"E
Elev: 311 ft
Air Station Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Kushiro
S-76C
しまふくろう - Shi.ma.fu.ku.ro.u


Sapporo/New Chitose (RJCC)
Rwy: 01L/19R, 01R/19L
Pos: 42°46'31"N 141°41'33"E
Elev: 70 ft
Air Station Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Chitose
Beech 350
えとぴりか - E.to.pi.ri.ka

Cessna 172S
あまつばめ - A.ma.tsu.ba.me

DHC-8
おおわし - O.o.wa.shi

DHC-8
Photo: Mori Masayoshi
Ship with helicopter assigned. (Ship)
Ship Aircraft Type(s) Badge
PLH-01/Soya
S-76C
せきれい - Se.ki.re.i
PLH-02/Tsugaru
S-76D
はいたか - Ha.i.ta.ka

Japan Coast Guard
Kaijō Hoan-chō
2nd Region
Sendai (RJSS)
Rwy: 09/27, 12/30
Pos: 38°08'23"N 140°55'01"E
Elev: 6 ft
Air Station Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Sendai
AW139
うみすずめ - U.mi.su.zu.me

Beech 350
はくたか - Ha.ku.ta.ka

DHC-8
おおたか - O.o.ta.ka
JCG School Miyagi Branch
Bell 206B
おおるり - O.o.ru.ri

Bell 505
おおるり - O.o.ru.ri

Ship with helicopter assigned. (Ship)
Ship Aircraft Type(s) Badge
PLH-05/Zao
S-76D
うみねこ - U.mi.ne.ko

Japan Coast Guard
Kaijō Hoan-chō
3rd Region
Tokio Int'l (RJTT)
Haneda
Rwy: 04/22, 05/23, 16L/34R, 16R/34L
Pos: 35°33'12"N 139°46'52"E
Elev: 21 ft
Air Station Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Haneda
AS-332L1
うみたか - U.mi.ta.ka

EC-225LP
いぬわし - I.nu.wa.shi

G-V
うみわし - U.mi.wa.shi

DHC-8
みずなぎ - Mi.zu.na.gi

AS332
Photo: Mori Masayoshi
Ship with helicopter assigned. (Ship)
Ship Aircraft Type(s) Badge
PLH-32/Akitsushima
EC225LP
あきたか - A.ki.ta.ka

Japan Coast Guard
Kaijō Hoan-chō
4th Region
Chubu Centrair Intl (RJGG)
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 34°51'30"N 136°48'19"E
Elev: 12 ft
Air Station Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Chubu
AW139
かみたか - Ka.mi.ta.ka
This unit used to be stationed at Akeno but moved to Chubu Centrair during October 2008.

Bell 212
Photo: Mori Masayoshi
Ship with helicopter assigned. (Ship)
Ship Aircraft Type(s) Badge
PLH-21/Mizuho
Bell 412/412EP
いせたか - I.se.ta.ka

Japan Coast Guard
Kaijō Hoan-chō
5th Region
Kansai Int'l (RJBB)
Osaka
Rwy: 06L/24R, 06R/24L
Pos: 34°26'03"N 135°13'58"E
Elev: 17 ft
Air Station Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Kansai
EC-225LP
みみずく - Mi.mi.zu.ku

Saab 340SAR-200
はやぶさ - Ha.ya.bu.sa

Saab 340B
Photo: Mori Masayoshi
Ship with helicopter assigned. (Ship)
Ship Aircraft Type(s) Badge
PLH-07/Settsu
S-76D
しらさぎ - Shi.ra.sa.gi

Japan Coast Guard
Kaijō Hoan-chō
6th Region
Hiroshima (RJOA)
Rwy: 10/28
Pos: 34°26'10"N 132°55'10"E
Elev: 1086 ft
Air Station Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Hiroshima
AW139
せとわし - Se.to.wa.shi

Bell 412EP
せとづる - Se.to.dzu.ru

Bell 212
Photo: Mori Masayoshi
Japan Coast Guard
Kaijō Hoan-chō
7th Region
Fukuoka (RJFF)
Kasuga
Rwy: 16/34
Pos: 33°35'12"N 130°27'01"E
Elev: 32ft
Air Station Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Fukuoka
AW139
はまちどり - Ha.ma.chi.do.ri

Beech 350
うみかもめ - U.mi.ka.mo.me

Ship with helicopter assigned. (Ship)
Ship Aircraft Type(s) Badge
PLH-22/Yashima
Bell 412EP
はなみどり - Ha.na.mi.do.ri

Japan Coast Guard
Kaijō Hoan-chō
8th Region
Miho (RJOH)
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 35°29'32"N 133°14'11"E
Elev: 20 ft
Air Station Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Miho
AW139
みほづる - Mi.ho.dzu.ru

DHC-8
みほわし - Mi.ho.wa.shi

Bell 412EP
Photo: Mori Masayoshi
Ship with helicopter assigned. (Ship)
Ship Aircraft Type(s) Badge
PLH-10/Daisen
S-76D
まいづる - Ma.i.dzu.ru

Japan Coast Guard
Kaijō Hoan-chō
9th Region
Niigata (RJSN)
Rwy: 04/22, 10/28
Pos: 37°57'20"N 139°06'42"E
Elev: 29 ft
Air Station Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Niigata
AW139
らいちょう - Ra.i.cho.u

Beech 350
とき - To.ki

Ship with helicopter assigned. (Ship)
Ship Aircraft Type(s) Badge
PLH-08/Echigo
S-76D
みさご - Mi.sa.go

Japan Coast Guard
Kaijō Hoan-chō
10th Region
Kagoshima (RJFK)
Rwy: 16/34
Pos: 31°48'12"N 130°43'10"E
Elev: 892 ft
Air Station Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Kagoshima
AW139
まなづる - Ma.na.dzu.ru

Saab 340SAR-200
うみつばめ - U.mi.tsu.ba.me

AW-139
Photo: Mori Masayoshi
Ship with helicopter assigned. (Ship)
Ship Aircraft Type(s) Badge
PLH-03/Oosumi
S-76D
るりかけす - Ru.ri.ka.ke.su
PLH-31/Shikishima
AS332L1
わかわし - Wa.ka.wa.shi
PLH31 was previously assigned to 3rd Region.

Japan Coast Guard
Kaijō Hoan-chō
11th Region
Ishigaki Jima (ROIG)
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 24°20'41"N 124°11'13"E
Elev: 86 ft
Air Station Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Ishigaki
AW139
かんむりわし - Ka.n.mu.ri.wa.shi

Beech 350
きんばと - Ki.n.ba.to

Naha (ROAH)
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 26°11'45"N 127°38'45"E
Elev: 12 ft
Air Station Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Naha
AW139
おきたか - O.ki.ta.ka

Falcon 900
ちゅらわし - Chi.yu.ra.wa.shi

DHC-8
しまたか - Shi.ma.ta.ka

It looks like every regional HQ has its own aircraft acquisition program. 11th Region at Naha operates two Falcon 900.
Photo: Erik-Jan Engelen
Ship with helicopter assigned. (Ship)
Ship Aircraft Type(s) Badge
PLH-04/Uruma
S-76D
しまわし - Shi.ma.wa.shi
PLH-06/Okinawa
S-76D
おきあじさし - O.ki.a.ji.sa.shi
PLH-09/Ryukyu
S-76D
おきさしば - O.ki.sa.shi.ba
PLH04/Uruma was assigned to 10th Region as PLH04/Hayato
PLH06 was previously assigned to 7th Region as PLH06/Chikuzen.

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