List of Syrian Air Force bases

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Syrian Air Force
القوات الجوية العربية السورية
Founded 1948
Country Syria
Part of Ministry of Defense
March We are the Eagles
Engagements Six-Day War
Yom Kippur War
1982 Lebanon War
Syrian civil war
Commanders
Commander-in-Chief Major General Ali Mahmoud
Insignia
Roundel Roundel of the Syrian Air Force.svg
Air Force Ensign Syrian Air Force Ensign.svg
Aircraft flown
Attack Su-24, Su-22, Mi-24
Fighter MiG-29, MiG-23
Interceptor MiG-25
Trainer MBB 223 Flamingo, Aero L-39 Albatros, MFI-17 Mushshak
Transport Il-76, An-26, Mi-17, Mi-8, Gazelle

This page lists air bases operated or used by the Syrian Air Force. Some of these bases may have fallen into the hands of the armed opposition groups during the Syrian Civil War.

Military airbases[edit]

Name Location served Governorate Held by Utilization Helipads Runways Shelters Squadrons Coordinates
Abu al-Duhur Military Airbase Abu al-Duhur Aleppo pFlag of United Arab Republic.svg Military 0 1 20 678 Squadron MiG-23MS
2 Squadron L-39ZO
? Squadron L-39ZO
35°43′55″N 37°06′15″E / 35.73194°N 37.10417°E / 35.73194; 37.10417 (Abu Ad Duhur Air Base)
Al-Qusayr Military Airbase
Al-Qusayr Homs rFlag of United Arab Republic.svg Military 0 1 16 825 Squadron MiG-21Bis
826 Squadron Su-27SK (unconfirmed)
34°34′08″N 36°34′22″E / 34.56889°N 36.57278°E / 34.56889; 36.57278 (Al Qusayr Air Base)
Al-Nasiriyah Military Airbase Al-Nasiriyah Damascus pFlag of United Arab Republic.svg Military 0 1 20 695 Squadron MiG-23BN/UB
698 Squadron MiG-23BN/UB
33°55′08″N 36°51′59″E / 33.91889°N 36.86639°E / 33.91889; 36.86639 (An Nasiriyah Air Base)
Al-Nayrab Military Airbase Al-Nayrab, Aleppo Aleppo pFlag of United Arab Republic.svg Military 36°11′05″N 37°12′57″E / 36.18472°N 37.21583°E / 36.18472; 37.21583 (Al-Nayrab Air Base)
Tha'lah Military Airbase
Tha'lah As-Suwayda pFlag of United Arab Republic.svg Military 0 1 16 765 Squadron Mi-25
766 Squadron Mi-25
32°42′19″N 36°24′46″E / 32.70528°N 36.41278°E / 32.70528; 36.41278 (As Suwayda Air Base)
Al-Dumayr Military Airport Al-Dumayr Damascus pFlag of United Arab Republic.svg Military 0 1 52 67 Squadron MiG-23ML
? Squadron Su-22M-2
33°36′35″N 36°44′56″E / 33.60972°N 36.74889°E / 33.60972; 36.74889 (Dumayr Air Base)
Hama Military Airport
Hama Hama pFlag of United Arab Republic.svg Military 10 1 20 679 Squadron MiG-21MF/UM
680 Squadron MiG-21MF/UM
? Squadron MiG-29
35°07′05″N 36°42′40″E / 35.11806°N 36.71111°E / 35.11806; 36.71111 (Hamah Air Base)
Hamdan Military Airbase Abu Kamal Deir ez-Zor pFlag of Islamic State of Iraq.svg Military 34°28′55″N 40°53′51″E / 34.48194°N 40.89750°E / 34.48194; 40.89750 (Abu Ad Duhur Air Base)
Jirah Military Airbase
Jirah Aleppo yFlag of Islamic State of Iraq.svg Military 0 1 12 ? Squadron L-39ZA 36°05′48″N 37°56′11″E / 36.09667°N 37.93639°E / 36.09667; 37.93639 (Jirah Air Base)
Khalkhalah Military Airbase Khalkhalah As-Suwayda pFlag of United Arab Republic.svg Military 20 2 30 945 Squadron MiG-21Bis
946 Squadron MiG-21Bis
33°03′40″N 36°33′08″E / 33.06111°N 36.55222°E / 33.06111; 36.55222 (Khalkhalah Air Base)
Kowaires Military Airbase
Kowaires Aleppo rFlag of United Arab Republic.svg Military
Flight Training School
0 1 11 3 Squadron L-39ZA, MBB 223 Flamingo 36°11′13″N 37°34′59″E / 36.18694°N 37.58306°E / 36.18694; 37.58306 (Kowaires Air Base)
Marj Ruhayyil Military Airbase Marj Ruhayyil Damascus pFlag of United Arab Republic.svg Military 26 1 24 54 Squadron MiG-23ML
77 Squadron MiG-23ML/UM
767 Squadron Mi-25
33°17′11″N 36°27′26″E / 33.28639°N 36.45722°E / 33.28639; 36.45722 (Marj Ruhayyil Air Base)
Marj al-Sultan Military Heliport Marj al-Sultan Damascus yFlag of Syria (1932-1958; 1961-1963).svg Military 35 1 0 525 Squadron Mi-8 Hip C/H
537 Squadron Mi-8 Hip C/H
909 Squadron (VIP) Mi-8
? Squadron Mi-8 Hip H/J/K
33°29′13″N 36°28′31″E / 33.48694°N 36.47528°E / 33.48694; 36.47528 (Marj As Sultan Air Base)
33°30′01″N 36°28′00″E / 33.50028°N 36.46667°E / 33.50028; 36.46667 (Marj As Sultan Air Base)
Mezzeh Military Airport
Mezzeh Damascus pFlag of United Arab Republic.svg Military 12 1 22 976 Squadron SA-324-L
977 Squadron SA-324-L
33°28′39″N 36°13′24″E / 33.47750°N 36.22333°E / 33.47750; 36.22333 (Mezze Air Base)
Menagh Military Airbase
Menagh Aleppo yFlag of Islamic State of Iraq.svg Military
Flight Training School
8 2 0 4 Squadron Mi-8 Hip C, MBB 223 Flamingo 36°31′17″N 37°02′29″E / 36.52139°N 37.04139°E / 36.52139; 37.04139 (Minakh Air Base)
Qabr al-Sitt Military Heliport
Beit Sahem Rif Dimashq pFlag of United Arab Republic.svg Military 20 1 0 532 Squadron Mi-2, Mi-8 Hip C/H 33°27′30″N 36°21′23″E / 33.45833°N 36.35639°E / 33.45833; 36.35639 (Qabr As Sitt Air Base)
Sayqal Military Airbase
Sayqal Damascus pFlag of United Arab Republic.svg Military 0 2 44 697 Squadron MiG-29
698 Squadron MiG-29
699 Squadron MiG-29
33°40′56″N 37°12′50″E / 33.68222°N 37.21389°E / 33.68222; 37.21389 (Sayqal Air Base)
Shayrat Air Base Shayrat Homs pFlag of United Arab Republic.svg Military 0 2 40 675 Squadron MiG-23MF/UM
677 Squadron Su-22M-2
685 Squadron Su-22M-4
34°29′24″N 36°54′32″E / 34.49000°N 36.90889°E / 34.49000; 36.90889 (Shayrat Air Base)
Tabqa Military Airbase Tabqa Ar-Raqqah pFlag of United Arab Republic.svg Military 0 1 18 12 Squadron MiG-21MF/UM
24 Brigade Mi-8
35°45′17″N 38°34′00″E / 35.75472°N 38.56667°E / 35.75472; 38.56667 (Tabqa Air Base)
Taftanaz Military Airbase
Taftanaz Idlib yFlag of the Al-Nusra Front.svg Military 48 1 0 253 Squadron Mi-8 Hip C/H
255 Squadron Mi-8 Hip C/H
35°58′20″N 36°46′59″E / 35.97222°N 36.78306°E / 35.97222; 36.78306 (Taftanaz Air Base)
Tiyas Military Airbase Tiyas Homs pFlag of United Arab Republic.svg Military 0 1 60 1 Squadron MiG-25PD/PU/RB
5 Squadron MiG-25PD/PU/RB
819 Squadron Su-24MK
827 Squadron Su-22M-4
34°31′21″N 37°37′47″E / 34.52250°N 37.62972°E / 34.52250; 37.62972 (Tiyas Air Base)

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