Sarsawa Air Force Station

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Sarsawa Air Force Station Saharanpur
सारसावा एयर फोर्स स्टेशन सहारनपुर Roundel of India.svg
Airport type Military
Owner/Operator Indian Air Force
Serves Saharanpur
Elevation AMSL 891 ft / 272 m
Coordinates 29°59′39″N 77°25′27″E / 29.99417°N 77.42417°E / 29.99417; 77.42417Coordinates: 29°59′39″N 77°25′27″E / 29.99417°N 77.42417°E / 29.99417; 77.42417
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 9,000 x 150 2,743 x 46 Concrete

Sarsawa Air Force Station is located approximately 12 km (7.5 mi) from Saharanpur City, Uttar Pradesh, India. It belongs to the Western Air Command. Though the sole user of this airport is the Indian Air Force, it does handle civilian flights on a regular basis for VIP transport to Saharanpur.[1]

Under No. 30 Wing IAF, residents in 2011 included No. 117 and 152 Helicopter Units flying Mil Mi-17s.[2]

There have been plans to operate scheduled civilian flights from this airport.[citation needed]

India To Deploy Second Squadron Of Nuclear-Capable Rafale Fighter Jets at this station[3]