Iswahyudi Air Force Base
Lapangan Udara Iswahyudi
|Operator||Indonesian Air Force|
|Location||Madiun, East Java, Indonesia|
|Elevation AMSL||361 ft / 110 m|
Iswahyudi Air Force Base, Iswahyudi Airport or Iswahyudi Airfield is an airfield operated by the Indonesian Air Force. It is the main base of several squadrons of Indonesian jet fighters, including:
- Skadron Udara 3 "Sarang Naga" ("Dragon's Nest), equipped with F-16A/F-16B Block-15 OCU, F-16C/D Block 32+;
- Skadron Udara 14 "The Eagles", equipped with F-5E/F-5F;
- Skadron Udara 15 "The Typhoons", equipped with KAI T-50 Golden Eagle.
The airfield is located at Maospati, Magetan, near the city of Madiun on the west side of East Javan capital Surabaya. It is named after Iswahyudi, an Indonesian air force officer who, together with Halim Perdanakusuma, was killed in an air crash while returning to Indonesia from Thailand in 1947.
Currently, the airport is not used for civilian flights.
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