Istanbul Samandıra Army Air Base
|Istanbul Samandıra Army Air Base
İstanbul Samandıra Kara Hava Üssü
|Operator||4th Army Aviation Regiment, First Army|
|Elevation AMSL||403.5 ft / 123 m|
Istanbul Samandıra Army Air Base, (Turkish: İstanbul Samandıra Kara Hava Üssü) (ICAO: LTBX) is a military airport of the Turkish Army located in Kartal district of Istanbul, Turkey. The air base is home to 4th Army Aviation Regiment of the Turkish First Army.
The facility is situated within the Gen. İsmail Hakkı Tunaboylu Barracks just north of the Anatolian Motorway O-4. Two helicopter squadrons are stationed at the army air base, each operating ten UH-1H Iroquois and ten UH-60A Black Hawk. In addition, eight UH-1H and six Cessna U-17B Skywagon are available for use to the HQ of the regiment.
Other airports in Istanbul
- Istanbul Atatürk International Airport
- Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport
- Istanbul Hezarfen Airfield
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