Sirsa Air Force Station
|Sirsa Air Force Station|
Sirsa Vayu Sena Chhawni
सिरसा वायु सेना छावनी
|Owner||Indian Air Force|
|Operator||Western Air Command|
No. 21 Squadron IAF |
No. 15 Squadron IAF
|Time zone||IST (UTC+05:30)|
|Elevation AMSL||198 m / 650 ft|
There is one runway, aligned north-east to south-west (05-23).
Sirsa was amongst nine airfields in the Western Air Command (WAC) for the Modernisation of Air Field Infrastructure programme (MAFI), started in 2009, and due its proximity to the Delhi, work at the station which included equipping it with sensitive radars was complete by 2011, when the first of six C-130J Hercules tactical transport aircraft bought from USA arrived, to be used exclusively by the Special Forces (SF) (Garud Commando Force). Hindon was designated to become home base for these aircraft, and for this purpose, the Hindon runway was extended and modern hangars, servicing and operations facilities suitable for the C-130J aircraft were added.
It has a total of 40 aeroplanes, of which 20 are used for defence.
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- Video of the Surya Kiran Aerobatics Team (SKAT) during the Air Show at Sirsa Air Force Station.