Ukraine used to house hundreds of Su-24s in the Soviet era, nowadays three squadrons remain. Seen here is bort 41 white in the new digital colour scheme.


Paul Gross

Bila Tserkva (UKBC) 1333 Reserve and Scrap Aviation Base

RWY 18/36     POS 49°47'46"N 030°01'28"E     ELEV 589 ft

Air Base Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
1333 Reserve and Scrap Aviation Base

storage and disposal of L-39 and Su-24

Chuhuiv (--) Chuguyev

RWY 18/36     POS 49°50'17"N 036°38'28"E     ELEV 412 ft

Air Base Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
203rd Training Aviation Brigade (203 TrAB)
Kharkiv Air Force University "Ivana Kozheduba" (XUPS)
203-я навчальна авіаційна бригада (203 НАБ)
Харківського університету Повітряних Івана Кожедуба (ХУПС)

sqn L-39C


sqn An-26
An-26Sh
Mi-8

Su-27 37 blue seen taxiing at Staro during a deployment there.

Hans Looijmans

Ivano/Frankivs'k (UKLI) Frankivs'k (Frankovsk)

RWY 10/28     POS 48°53'02"N 024°41'04"E     ELEV 919 ft

Air Base Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
114th Tactical Aviation Brigade (114 BrTA)
Tallinska
114-а бригада тактичної авіації (114 БрТА)
Таллінска

sqn L-39C
MiG-29
MiG-29MU1


sqn L-39C
MiG-29
MiG-29MU1


sqn L-39C
MiG-29
MiG-29MU1

One of many MiG29s operated by the Ukrainian Air Arm is this MiG-29 bort 40 blue.


Marco Dijkshoorn

Khmel'nyts'kiy (UKLH)
Air Base Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
383rd Independent Remote-controlled Aircraft Regiment (383 IRAR)
383-й окремий полк дистанційно-керованих літальних апаратів (383 ОП ДКЛА)

sqn VR-2 UAV


sqn VR-3 UAV

Kiyiv/Boryspil (UKBB) Kiev/Borispol

RWY 18L/36R, 18R/36L     POS 50°20'41"N 030°53'36"E     ELEV 427 ft

Air Base Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
15th Transport Aviation Brigade (15 TrAB)
15-а бригада транспортної авіації (15 ОБрТрА)

sqn An-26
An-30B


sqn Mi-8MT


sqn Tu-134A

Melitopol (UKDM)

RWY 04/22     POS 46°52'50"N 035°18'08"E     ELEV 137 ft

Air Base Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
25th Transport Aviation Brigade (25 TrAB)
Moskovska
25-а бригада транспортної авіації (25 ОБрТрА)
МосковсЬка

sqn An-26
Il-76M
Il-76MD
Il-78


sqn An-26
Il-76M
Il-76MD


sqn An-26
Il-76M
Il-76MD
The single operational Il-78 is converted to a transport version, it no longer has tanker capabilities.

The air force also operates helicopters, from Vinnytsia/Gavryshivka and fromKiyiv/Boryspil were Mi-8MT 67 yellow lives.


Patrick Roegies

Mykolaiv/Kulbakino (UKON)

RWY 05/23     POS 46°56'12"N 032°05'56"E     ELEV 172 ft

Air Base Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
299th Tactical Aviation Brigade (299 BrTA)
299-а бригада тактичної авіації (299 БрТА)

1 AE Su-25
Su-25M1
Su-25UB
Su-25UBM1


sqn Su-25
Su-25M1
Su-25UB
Su-25UBM1


sqn L-39C
L-39M

The Su-25s were used heavily against the insurgents in 2014 and some were lost in battle.


Elio Viroli

Myrhorod (UKBM)

RWY 04/22     POS 49°55'51"N 033°38'38"E     ELEV 394 ft

Air Base Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
831 Guards Tactical Aviation Brigade (831 BrTA)
Galatska
831-а гвардійська бригада тактичної авіації (831 БрТА)
Ґалатска

sqn Su-27
Su-27P
Su-27UB


sqn Su-27
Su-27P
Su-27UB


sqn Su-27
Su-27P
Su-27UB

Su-27UB 75 from 831 BTA on final approach during 2011. This same Su-27UB was in 2011 present at RAF Fairford during RIAT11.


Marco Dijkshoorn

Ozerne (UKKO) Zhytomyr (Skomorokhi)

RWY 11/29     POS 50°09'32"N 028°44'18"E     ELEV 765 ft

Air Base Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge


sqn L-39C
Su-27
Su-27UB

Starokostiantyniv (UKLS)

RWY 10/28     POS 49°44'53"N 027°16'27"E     ELEV 857 ft

Air Base Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
7th Tactical Aviation Brigade (7 TAB)
7-а бригада тактичної авіації (7 БрТА)

sqn L-39C
Su-24M


sqn L-39C
Su-24M


sqn L-39C
Su-24MR

'Staro' based Su-24MR 16 yellow brakes for landing using all means at its disposal.


Paul Gross

Vasyl'kiv (UKKW) Vasylkiv

RWY 13/31     POS 50°14'00"N 030°17'54"E     ELEV 650 ft

Air Base Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
40th Tactical Aviation Brigade (40 BrTA)
40-а бригада тактичної авіації (40 БрТА)

1 AE L-39C
MiG-29
MiG-29MU1
MiG-29UB
MiG-29UBM1


2 AE L-39C
MiG-29
MiG-29MU1
MiG-29UB
MiG-29UBM1

With their indigenous overhaul facility at Chuguyev close at hand, the AF has a vast number of L-39s at its disposal like this one from 40 BTA.


Patrick Roegies

Vinnytsia/Gavryshivka (UKWW)

RWY 13/31     POS 49°14'33"N 028°36'50"E     ELEV 974 ft

Air Base Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
456th Guards Transport Aviation Brigade (456 TrAB)
Volgograds’ka
456-а гвардійська бригада транспортної авіації (456 ОБрТрА)
ВолгоградЬска

sqn An-24
An-26


sqn Mi-8MT
Mi-8REW
Mi-9

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