Armed Forces Overviews
Republic of Korea Naval Air Arm
Republic of Korea Naval Air Arm
Jeju AB (RKPC)
K-40 (Cheju)
Rwy: 06/24, 13/31
Pos: 33°30'41"N 126°29'35"E
Elev: 118 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
61 Air Group/Fixed Wing

615 Navy Squadron P-3C Update III+
P-3CK
The Air Group is subordinate to the 6 Air Wing at Pohang.

Eight P-3C-III+ patrol aircraft were delivered to replace the S-2 Tracker from late 1994. A further eight ex-USN P-3Bs were upgraded to P-3CK by KAI, and entered service from early 2010.
Photo: Dietmar Fenners
Jinhae AB (RKPE)
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 35°08'28"N 128°41'45"E
Elev: 8 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
62 Air Group/Rotary Wing

627 Helicopter Squadron Lynx Mk99


629 Helicopter Squadron Lynx Mk99A
The Air Group is subordinate to the 6 Air Wing at Pohang.

A total of 25 Lynx Mk99/99A helicopters were received in two batches between 1990 and 2000. Unfortunately, sightings of ROKN helicopters are rare.
Photo: Unknown
Mokpo AB (RKJM)
Rwy: 06/24
Pos: 34°45'32"N 126°22'48"E
Elev: 23 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
62 Air Group/Rotary Wing

621 Helicopter Squadron SA-319B
The Air Group is subordinate to the 6 Air Wing at Pohang.

The CeF406 is locally known as the C-400, and five were received in 1998-1999.
Photo: Marco Pennings
Pohang AB (RKTH)
Rwy: 10/28
Pos: 35°59'16"N 129°25'14"E
Elev: 70 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
61 Air Group/Fixed Wing

611 Navy Squadron C-400 (CeF406)


613 Navy Squadron P-3C Update III+
P-3CK
62 Air Group/Rotary Wing

623 Helicopter Squadron UH-1H
UH-60P


Training Squadron UH-1H
The Air Group is subordinate to the 6 Air Wing at Pohang.

A true multi-purpose helicopter is the UH-60P, used for Navy Seals special operations, medevac, VIP and utility tasks. Ten should have been received by 1993 and formed 623 HS at Pohang, where they operate next to the UH-1H.
Photo: USN
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