The Vietnamese Air Force operates three regiments (923, 927 and 935) with the Su-30MK2V fighters based at Tho Xuan, Kep and Bien Hoa, respectively.

Cao Kim Do (Bien Hoa, Dec 2022)

In 2023 the transport unit of the KQNDVN acquired the C295M for the replacement of the An-26 in 918 Transport Regiment, based at Hanoi-Gia Lam.

Khuat Quang Huy (Gia Lam, Nov 2022)

Bai Thuong (--) Thộ Xuân

RWY 13/31     POS 19°54'10"N 105°28'09"E     ELEV 73 ft

Division Regiment (Squadron) Aircraft Type(s) Badge
371st Air Force Division 'Thang Long'
High Command of Air Defense and Air Force
923rd Fighter-Bomber Regt 'Yen The'
Trung đoàn Tiêm kích-Bom 923 Đoàn Yên Thế
(1. Sqn/Phi Doi) Su-30MK2V
(2. Sqn/Phi Doi) Su-30MK2V

The Khong Quan Nhan Dan Viet Nam fully switched their fighter force from Migs to Sukhoi's. Seen here is a two tone blue coloured Su-30MK2 from 935 Fighter Regiment based at Bien Hoa.

Thanh Ho (Bien Hoa, Jan 2022)

The KQNDVN operates three Fighter (Bomber) Regiments (921, 929 and 937) equipped with the Su-22M-3/M-4. Seen here is a Su-22UM-3K landing at Noi Bai airbase in 2014.

Sebastiaan Does (Noi Bai, Jan 2014)

Bien Hoa (VVBH) Biên Hòa

RWY 09L/27R, 09R/27L     POS 10°58'39"N 106°48'52"E     ELEV 33 ft

Division Regiment (Squadron) Aircraft Type(s) Badge
370th Air Force Division 'Lê Loi'
High Command of Air Defense and Air Force
935th Fighter-Bomber Regt 'Bien Hoa'
Trung đoàn Tiêm kích 935 Đoàn Biên Hòa
(1. Sqn/Phi Doi) Su-30MK2V
(2. Sqn/Phi Doi) Su-30MK2V

Initial flight training is being done by 920 Training Regiment at Cam Ranh.

KQNDVN

The naval component of the Vietnamese Air Force is being fulfilled by 954 Naval Regiment. Seen here is a Ka-32 hovering over Cam Ranh airbase.

Bart Stringa (Da Nang, May 2023)

Cam Ranh (VVCR)

RWY 02/20     POS 12°00'00"N 109°13'12"E     ELEV 42 ft

School Regiment (Squadron) Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Air Force Officer School / Trường Sĩ quan không quân
920th Air Training Regt
Trung đoàn Huấn luyện 920
(1. sqn/Phi Doi) Yak-18
(2. sqn/Phi Doi) Yak-52
(3. sqn/Phi Doi) Yak-52
372nd Air Force Division 'Hai Van'
High Command of Air Defense and Air Force
954th Naval Helicopter Regt (1. Sqn/Phi Doi) Ka-32T, Ka-28
(2. Sqn/Phi Doi) EC-225
(Phi Doi DHC-6) DHC-6-400

The blue naval coloured Su-22M-4 for anti ship missions are equipping two regiments, 929 Fighter Regt (Da Nang) and 937 Fighter Bomber Regiment (Phan Rang).

Andrei Shmatko (Da Nang, March 2024)

Four regiments (915, 916, 917 and 930) operate a mixture of Mi-8s and Mi-17/Mi-171s. This Mi-8KP belongs to 930 Helicpter Training Regiment based at Dan Nang.

Thanh Ho (Da Nang, Jan 2024)

Cân Tho/Intl (VVCT)

RWY 06/24     POS 10°05'06"N 105°42'43"E     ELEV 14 ft

Division Regiment (Squadron) Aircraft Type(s) Badge
370th Air Force Division 'Lê Loi'
High Command of Air Defense and Air Force
917th Helicopter Regt 'Dong Thap'
Trung đoàn Trực thăng 917 Đoàn Đồng Tháp
(1. Sqn/Phi Doi) Mi-8T/KP
(2. Sqn/Phi Doi) Mi-17
(3. Sqn/Phi Doi) Mi-171V SAR
(3. Sqn/Phi Doi) Mi-172


Da Nang (VVDN) Đà Nẵng

RWY 17L/35R, 17R/35L, HEL     POS 16°02'38"N 108°11'58"E     ELEV 26 ft

Division Regiment (Squadron) Aircraft Type(s) Badge
372nd Air Force Division 'Hai Van'
High Command of Air Defense and Air Force
929th Fighter Regt 'Son Tra'
Trung đoàn Tiêm kích 929 Son Tra
(1. Sqn/Phi Doi) Su-22M4, Su-22UM-3K
(2. Sqn/Phi Doi) Su-22M4, Su-22UM-3K

930th Helicopter Regt
Trung đoàn Trực thăng 930
(1. Sqn/Phi Doi) Mi-8T/KP
(2. Sqn/Phi Doi) Mi-17, Mi-172

The L-39NG will replace the L-39C in 910 Air Training Regiment based at Dong Tac (Thuy Hoa) airbase.

KQNDVN (Dong Tac, March 2024)

This Mi-17 is being operated by 930 Helicopter Regiment based at Da Nang air base.

Bart Stringa (Da Nang, May 2013)

Dong Tac (VVTH) Tuy Hoa (Đông Tác)

RWY 03L/21R     POS 13°02'53"N 109°19'55"E     ELEV 29 ft

School Regiment (Squadron) Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Air Force Officer School / Trường Sĩ quan không quân
910th Air Training Regt 'Julius Fučík'
Trung đoàn Huấn luyện 910
(1. Sqn/Phi Doi) L-39NG
(2. Sqn/Phi Doi) L-39C
(3. Sqn/Phi Doi) L-39C

915th Air Training Regt
Trung đoàn Huấn luyện 915
(1. Sqn/Phi Doi) Mi-8T/KP
(2. Sqn/Phi Doi) Mi-17

The Coast Guard of Vietnam operates the C212-400-MPA from 918 Transport Regiment based Hanoi-Gia Lam airbase.

Cao Kim Do (Tanh Son Nhut, Dec 2021)

For liaison and utility missions, 918 Transport Regiments operates the M-28 from Hanoi-Gia Lam airbase.

Soujiran Kaneyoshi (Tan Son Nhut, June 2014)

Hanoi/Gia Lâm (VVGL)

RWY 02/20     POS 21°02'26"N 105°53'10"E     ELEV 30 ft

Division Regiment (Squadron) Aircraft Type(s) Badge
371st Air Force Division 'Thang Long'
High Command of Air Defense and Air Force
918th Air Transport Regt 'Hong Ha'
Lữ đoàn Vận tải 918 Đoàn Hồng Hà
(1. Sqn/Phi Doi) C295M
(2. Sqn/Phi Doi) M-28, An-2
(3. Sqn/Phi Doi) C212-400-MPA
(Vietnam Coast Guard)

For SAR missions, a private company (Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company) operates the EC225LP from Can Tho airbase.

Thanh Ngoc Tran (Tanh Son Nhut, Oct 2022)

The Coast Guard of Vietnam operates the DHC-6-400 in 954 Naval Regiment from Phan Rang airbase.

Do Gia Huy (Tanh Son Nuth, Dec 2015)

Hoa Lac (VVHL) Hòa Lạc

RWY 13/31, HEL     POS 21°01'53"N 105°30'05"E     ELEV 79 ft

Division Regiment (Squadron) Aircraft Type(s) Badge
371st Air Force Division 'Thang Long'
High Command of Air Defense and Air Force
916th Helicopter Regiment 'Ba Vi'
Trung đoàn Trực thăng 916 Đoàn 'Ba Vì'
(1. Sqn/Phi Doi) Mi-8T/KP
(2. Sqn/Phi Doi) Mi-171V SAR
(2. Sqn/Phi Doi) Mi-172

Kép (VVKP)

RWY 07/25     POS 21°23'41"N 106°15'41"E     ELEV 53 ft

Division Regiment (Squadron) Aircraft Type(s) Badge
371st Air Force Division 'Thang Long'
High Command of Air Defense and Air Force
927th Fighter Regt 'Lam Son'
Trung đoàn Tiêm kích 927 Đoàn Lam Sơn
(1. Sqn/Phi Doi) Su-30MK2V
(2. Sqn/Phi Doi) Su-30MK2V

For advanced fighter training the Vietnamese Air Force acquired the Yak-130 in 940 Air Training Regiment at Phu Cat airbase.

KQNDVN (Phu Cat, Oct 2023)

Two Yak-130s are landing in formation at Phu Cat airbase.

KQNDVN (Phu Cat, Oct 2023)

Phan Rang (VVPR) Thành Sơn

RWY 04/22     POS 11°38'01"N 108°57'07"E     ELEV 101 ft

Division Regiment (Squadron) Aircraft Type(s) Badge
370th Air Force Division 'Lê Loi'
High Command of Air Defense and Air Force
937th Fighter-Bomber Regt 'Hau Giang'
Trung đoàn Tiêm kích-Bom 937 Đoàn Hậu Giang
(1. Sqn/Phi Doi) Su-22M-4, Su-22UM-3K
(2. Sqn/Phi Doi) Su-22M-4, Su-22UM-3K

Phù Cát (VVPC)

RWY 15/33     POS 13°57'01"N 109°02'53"E     ELEV 104 ft

Division Regiment (Squadron) Aircraft Type(s) Badge
372nd Air Force Division 'Hai Van'
High Command of Air Defense and Air Force
925th Fighter Air Training Regt 'Tây Son'
Trung đoàn Tiêm kích 925 Đoàn Tây Sơn
(1. Sqn/Phi Doi) Su-27SK, Su-27UBK
(2. Sqn/Phi Doi) Su-27PU, Su-27UBK

940th Fighter Air Training Regt 'Tây Son'
Trung đoàn Tiêm kích 940 Đoàn Tây Sơn
(1. Sqn/Phi Doi) Yak-130

Seen here is the UH-1H, once operating in 917 Helicopter Regiment based at Tanh Son Nhut. At the moment the Iroquois is withdrawn from use.

Soujiran Kaneyoshi (Tan Son Nhut, June 2014)

The Mi-171 is being operated in two Helicopter Regiments (916 Heli Regt at Hoa Lac and 917 Heli Regt at Can Tho).

Thanh Ho (Can Tho, May 2019)

Yên Bái (VVYB)

RWY 13/31     POS 21°43'58"N 104°51'14"E     ELEV 120 ft

Division Regiment (Squadron) Aircraft Type(s) Badge
371st Air Force Division 'Thang Long'
High Command of Air Defense and Air Force
921th Fighter-Bomber Regt 'Sao Do'
Trung đoàn Tiêm kích 921 Đoàn Sao Đỏ
(1. Sqn/Phi Doi) Su-22M-3, Su-22UM-3
(2. Sqn/Phi Doi) Su-22M-4, Su-22UM-3K
In 2018 the 921st Regiment, flying Su-22M-4, moved from Noi Bai to Yen Bai.

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