Yelahanka Air Force Station

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Yelahanka Air Force Station
Summary
Airport typeMilitary
OperatorIndian Air Force
LocationYelahanka, Bengaluru, Karnataka
Elevation AMSL2,912 ft / 888 m
Coordinates13°08′09″N 77°36′27″E / 13.13583°N 77.60750°E / 13.13583; 77.60750Coordinates: 13°08′09″N 77°36′27″E / 13.13583°N 77.60750°E / 13.13583; 77.60750
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Yelahanka Air Force Station is located in Karnataka
Yelahanka Air Force Station
Yelahanka Air Force Station
Yelahanka Air Force Station is located in India
Yelahanka Air Force Station
Yelahanka Air Force Station
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 3,004 9,858 Asphalt

The Yelahanka Air Force Station is an Indian Air Force airfield in Yelahanka, Bengaluru. The main role of this airfield is to train pilots to fly transport planes.[1] This station also conducts type-conversion of navigators on the Antonov An-32.[2]

The station undertakes logistics support tasks allotted by Air HQs and HQ TC.[citation needed] Every two odd years, Aero India, a biennial air show takes place at Yelahanka air force station.[citation needed] Currently[when?] Mi-8, An-32 and Dornier planes are positioned at AFS Yelahanka.[citation needed] It is 22 km from Bengaluru city railway station.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Pike, John. "Indian Air Force Stations". GlobalSecurity.org. Retrieved 2014-02-13.
  2. ^ "Plane and simple: Air Force Station Yelahanka is the busiest". DNA, India. 4 October 2013. Retrieved 2014-02-13.