Bring it on!
Mirage 2000DP taxiing in at Las Palmas.


Bryan Luna

BA Las Palmas (SPLP) (Santiago de Surco)

RWY 01/19     POS 12°09'39"S 076°59'56"W     ELEV 250 ft

Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Dirección de Vigilancia y Reconocimiento Aéreo
(DIVRA)

Escuadrón Aéreo de Reconocimiento Remoto 330 Pegaso (UAV) (o/o)

Escuadrón 331 Lj36A
Lj45XR
Falcon 20 (wfu)

Escuadrón Aéreo 334 C-26B
RC695

PC-6/B2-H2
Escuela de Aviación Civil
(EDACI)

Ce172SP
CH2000
PA-34
T-41A/D
Maxair Drifter (ULV)
ML 109 MXII (ULV)
various gliders
Servicio de Mantenimiento
(SEMAN)

Maintenance on all aircraft
The Falcon is replaced by a Lj45XR that is said to be operated by Grupo 8.
This school is controlled by the military although it is not a true military unit.

Electronic reconnaissance is performed by the air force's 331 squadron based at Las Palmas.


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Base Aérea de Santa Clara (--)

RWY (none)     POS 03°47'13"S 073°20'20"W     ELEV 304 ft

Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Base Aérea de Santa Clara

(BACLA)

no aircraft assigned
Escuela de Supervivencia en la Selva
(ESSEL)

no aircraft assigned

Chiclayo (SPHI) BA Cap. José Abelardo Quiñonez Gonzalez

RWY 01/19     POS 06°47'15"S 079°49'41"W     ELEV 95 ft

Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Grupo Aéreo N°6
Escuadrón Aéreo 611
Escuadrilla XXI Bicolor
Zlin 242L

Escuadrón Caza-bombardeo 612 MiG-29S
MiG-29SE
MiG-29SM-P
MiG-29UB-P

Upgraded MiG-29s form the backbone of the air force.


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Iquitos (SPQT) BA Coronel Francisco Secada Vignetta

RWY 06/24     POS 03°47'05"S 073°18'32"W     ELEV 306 ft

Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Grupo Aéreo de Transporte N°42
Escuadrón Transporte Aéreo Nacional de Selva 427 Y-12 (wfu)

Peru obtained a fleet of Viking DHC-6-400 to liaise throughout the vast jungle territories.


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Iquitos/Teniente Bergerie (SPID)

RWY 13/31, NW/SE (water)     POS 03°44'32"S 073°15'37"W     ELEV 384 ft

Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Grupo Aéreo de Transporte N°42
Escuadrón Transporte Aéreo Nacional de Selva 421 DHC-6

Escuadrón Transporte Aéreo Nacional de Selva 421 DHC-6-300 float-equipped

Juanjui (SPJI)

RWY 03/21 (turf)     POS 07°10'11"S 076°43'45"W     ELEV 1148 ft

Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Agrupamiento Aérea de Juanjuí
(AGRAJ)

no based aircraft

La Joya/Mariano Melgar (--) BA Coronel FAP Víctor Maldonado Begazo, Arequipa

RWY 17/35     POS 16°47'30"S 071°53'12"W     ELEV 3890 ft

Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Grupo Aéreo N°4
Escuadrón Caza-bombardeo 412 Mirage 2000P
Mirage 2000DP

After Brazil withdrew its M2000s, Peru is now the sole operator of the type in Latin America.


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Lima-Callao/Intl Jorge Chavez (SPJC) BA Jorge Chavez

RWY 15/33     POS 12°01'19"S 077°06'52"W     ELEV 112 ft

Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Grupo Aéreo N°3
Escuadrón de Helicópteros 315 Bo105LSA-3

Escuadrón de Helicópteros 332 Bell 212

Escuadrón de Helicópteros 341 Mi-8MTV-1
Mi-17-1V
Mi-171Sh
Mi-171Sh-P
Grupo Aéreo de Transporte N°8
Escuadrón de Transporte 841 B737
Beech 200

Escuadrón de Transporte 842 C-130
L-100

Escuadrón de Transporte 843 An-32B

Escuadrón de Transporte 844 C-27J

Pisco (SPSO) BA Capitan Renan Elias Oliveira

RWY 04/22     POS 13°44'42"S 076°13'13"W     ELEV 39 ft

Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Escuela de Formación de Pilotos N°51
(EFOPI)

Escuadrón Aéreo de Helicopteros 510 Schweizer 300C
Enstrom F280FX (o/o)

Escuadrón Aéreo Primario 511 CH2000

Escuadrón Aéreo de Entrenamiento Básico 512 EMB312 (wfu)
KT-1P

Escuadrón Aéreo de Entrenamiento Avanzada 513 MB339AP (wfu)
KA-1P

Escuadrón Aéreo de Instruccion 514 EMB312 (wfu)

Newest kid on the block is the KAI KT-1P that is co-produced by SEMAN at Las Palmas.


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Piura (SPUR) BA Capitan Concha

RWY 01/19     POS 05°12'21"S 080°36'59"W     ELEV 174 ft

Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Grupo Aéreo N°7
Escuadrón Caza-bombardeo 711 A-37B

Escuadrón Caza-bombardeo 712 A-37B

Peru co-operates with Korea, this started with second hand A-37s being received and was continued in the KT-1P programme.


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Pucallpa (SPCL)

RWY 02/20     POS 08°22'41"S 074°34'27"W     ELEV 513 ft

Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Base Aérea de Pucallpa
(BAPUC)

no based aircraft

Puerto Maldonado (SPTU)

RWY 01/19     POS 12°36'50"S 069°13'45"W     ELEV 659 ft

Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Base Aérea de Puerto Maldonado
(BAMAL)

no based aircraft
Puerto Maldonado has a small FAP facility to support detachments. In those cases it is controlled by Ala 3.

In 2021 Peru obtained two KC-130H from Spain to beef up its fleet. Seen here is 393 at Ajacucho.

Auristela Fretel

Affectionately known as the 'baby Hercules', the C-27Js are gradually finding their way to various air forces. Peru obtained four of them.


Ian French

San Ramon/Capitan Alvarino (SPRM)

RWY 01/19     POS 11°07'43"S 075°21'02"W     ELEV 2740 ft

Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Base Aérea de San Ramon
(BASRA)

no based aircraft

Talara (SPTP) BA El Pato

RWY 18/36     POS 04°32'59"S 081°13'27"W     ELEV 286 ft

Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Grupo Aéreo N°11
Escuadrón Aéreo 111 Su-22M (wfu)
Su-22UM3 (wfu)

Escuadrón Aéreo 112 Su-25
Su-25UB

Apparently, eight of the KT-1P will be camouflaged and used for counter insurgency operations.


Ian French

Tarapoto (SPST) Cad. Guillermo del Castillo Paredes

RWY 17/35     POS 06°30'31"S 076°22'24"W     ELEV 869 ft

Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Agrupamiento Aérea de Tarapoto
(AGRAT)

no based aircraft

Vitor (SPVR) BA Coronel FAP Marco Schenone Oliva
Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Grupo Aéreo N°2
Escuadrón Aéreo 211 Mi-25
Mi-35

Mi-25 have been used to good effect for quite a while and a couple new Mi-35 were obtained recently. Home base is Vitor, a self-supporting air base, complete with its own farm!


Bryan Luna

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