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中国空军

Aksu/Wensu
Anqing
Anshan
Anshun/Huangguoshu
Beijing/Nanjiao
Beijing/Shahezhen
Beijing/Xijiao
Bengbu
Bikeqi
Bose/Tianyang
Cangzhou/Cangxian
Changchun/Dafangshen
Changchun/Datun
Changji
Changsha/City
Changxing
Chengdu/Huangtianba
Chengdu/Qionglai
Chengdu/Taipingsi
Chifeng
Chongqing/Baishiyi
Daishan
Dalian/Sanshilipu
Dandong/Langtou
Dangyang
Datong/Huairen
Dazu
Dengzhou/Neixiang
Dingxin
Dongyang
Dushanzhen
Foshan
Fuxin
Fuzhou
Gaomi
Golmud
Gongzhuling
Guangzhou/East
Guilin/Li Chia Tsun
Guiyang/Leizhuang
Hailar/Southwest
Hami
Hangzhou/Jianqiao
Hanzhong/Chenggu
Harbin/Lalin
Harbin/Ping Fang Tien
Harbin/Shuang Yu Shu
Harbin/Shuangcheng
Harbin/Wanggang
Hong Kong/Shek Kong
Hotan
Huangpi
Huiyang
Huxian
Ji'an
Jiaxing
Jilin/Ertaizi
Jingdezhen
Jining
Quanzhou/Jinjiang Intl
Jinzhou/Xiaolingzi
Jinzhou/Liushuibao
Jiugucheng
Jiujiang/Lushan
Jiuquan
Kaifeng
Kaiyuan/Tieling
Kashi
Korla
Lanzhou/Xiaguanying
Leiyang
Lhasa/Gonggar
Liangcheng
Liangping
Lianyungang
Liaoyang
Lintao
Liuhe
Liuzhou/Bailian
Longtian
Lu'an
Luhe/Ma'an
Luliang
Luocheng/Huian
Lushan
Luzhou/Yunlong
Malan/Uxxaktal
Mangshi
Mudanjiang/Hailang
Nanchang/Jiang Xi
Nanchang/Xiangtang
Nanchang/Yaohu
Nanchong
Nanjing
Nanning/Wuxu
Ningbo/Zhuangqiao
Ningxiang
Pulandian
Qihe
Qinhuangdao/Shanhaiguan
Qiqihar
Quzhou
Rugao
Shanghai/Chongming Island
Shanghai/Dachang
Shanghai/Pudong Intl
Shangqiu
Shantou/Waisha
Shaodong
Shenyang/Beiling
Shenyang/Dongta
Shenyang/Yu Hung Tun
Shigatse/Peace Airport
Shijiazhuang
Shijiazhuang/Luancheng
Shuangliao
Shuimen AB
Siping
Suixi
Suzhou
Tangguantun
Tangshan
Tianshui
Ürümqi/South
Wafangdian
Weifang
Weihai
Wenshan
Wudangshan
Wugong
Wuhan/Paozhuwan
Wuhan/Shanpo
Wuhu
Wuwei
Wuxi/Shuofang
Wuyishan
Xi'an/Lintong
Xi'an/Yanliang
Xiangyun
Xiaogan
Xinzhou/Wutaishan
Xishanbeixiang
Xushui/Dingxing
Xuzhou/Huangjizhen AB
Yancheng
Yangcun
Yangtang Li
Yanji
Yanqing/Yongning
Yinchuan/West
Yingshan/North
Yongji
Zhangjiakou
Zhangshu
Zhangye/South-East
Zhangzhou
Zhengzhou
Zhouzhou
Zibo
Zigong/Fengming General
Zunhua
Zunyi/Xinzhou
Aksu/Wensu (ZWAK)

RWY 09/27     POS 41°15'47"N 080°17'22"E     ELEV 3821 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC - UAV Battalion
UAV Regiment CH-5 (UAV)
Anqing (ZSAQ) 安庆 (Anqing/North)

RWY 06/24     POS 30°34'56"N 117°03'01"E     ELEV 43 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC - 10th Bomber Division
第10轰炸机师

28th Air Regiment H-6K 2xx1x
(001-049)
Mid 2012 H-6Ks started to replace the H-6H that went to 29th Reg.

In 2012 the 10th Division became the second unit to operate the modernised H-6K. With this long-range bomber operational rendez-vous with RoCAF fighters in the Taiwanese ADIZ zoneare becoming more frequent.

RoCAF

Anshan (ZYAS) 鞍山

RWY 02/20     POS 41°06'21"N 122°51'14"E     ELEV 48ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC (Northern Theatre Command)
1st Air Brigade J-11BG
J-20A
61x2x
Early 2008 the 1st Regiment changed J-11 (serial 11x2x) for J11B. The J-11s went to 29th Div. The years before the J-11, the unit had operated F-8F, F-8B and J-7II.
In 2017 the 1st Regiment (serials 10x2x since 2012) turned into the 1st Brigade using a new serial batch.
By February 2020 J-20s started to replace the J-11/Su-27s, and the unit became formally operational with J-20 on 18 June 2021.

The 1st Brigade is one of the many units flying the J-11B, most of which by now have seen upgrdes to the J-11BG version.

PLAAF

Anshun/Huangguoshu (ZUAS)

RWY 07/25     POS 26°15'39"N 105°52'26"E     ELEV 4806 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Maintenance Base
162 Factory - Guizhou Aviation Industry Company (GAIC)/
Shuangyang Aircraft Manufactory
JJ-7
JL-9
EA-03 (UAV)
Beijing/Nanjiao (--)

RWY 18/36     POS 39°29'00"N 116°22'20"E     ELEV 99 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - 34th Transport Division
第34运输机师

102nd Air Regiment B737-3Q8
Tu-154M/D
Lj35A
Lj36A
b-4xxx
October 1969 102 Regiment was established at Shahe airport. In November 1969 it relocated to Nan Yuan after 13 School (former 1st Vocational College util October 1968) had vacated the air base. The unit operated some special missions aircraft in addition to regular passenger aircraft flying for China United Airlines until 2005 when CUA became a civilian operated airline.

October 2019 Nan Yuan was officially closed and most of the 102nd Regiment moved to the new airport Nanjiao close to Daxing, with the Tu-154s initially remaining at Nan Yuan.

Beijing/Shahezhen (--)

RWY 13/31     POS 40°08'58"N 116°19'24"E     ELEV 138 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - 34th Transport Division
第34运输机师

100th Air Transport Regiment AS332L-1
EC225
21xx
B-407x
Central (Central (PLAAF HQ) Command)
Transportation and SAR Brigade Y-5
Y-7-100
Y-7G
Y-8
Y-9
Z-8K/Z-8KH
Z-9WZ
Z-20KS
55x1x

Transportation and SAR Brigade Y-9 55x4x
34th Division with 100th and 101st Regiment was established on 28 August 1963
It is believed that in 2017 the 101st Regiment (Y-7 with serials B-6x1x), 202nd Regiment (Z-8K, Z-9 with 6x1x) and 203rd Regiment Regiment (Y-5 with 6x2x) all of 34th Division were reorganized into a Transportation and SAR Brigade (serials 55x1x). In 2020 two Y-9s were obtained from the Army.

Six Puma's were delivered to Shahezhent that were added by six EC225LPs in 2011.

unknown

Beijing/Xijiao (--)

RWY 18/36     POS 39°57'31"N 116°15'24"E     ELEV 154 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - 34th Transport Division
第34运输机师

100th Air Transport Regiment A319
B737-300/700/800
CRJ200
CRJ700
B-40xx
Bengbu (ZSBB) 蚌埠

RWY 07/25     POS 32°50'52"N 117°19'13"E     ELEV 99 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Aviation University Flight Instructor Training Base
航空大学飞行教官训练基地

4th Training Regiment
第四训练团
JL-8
JL-9
JL-10
4x8x
In September 1998 the 13th FA became the first unit with JL-8, while replacing JJ-5.
April 2012 the 13th FA/4th Reg (serials 74x8x) got subordinated to the Aviation University.

1 July 2013 saw the first flight of the new, dedicated fighter trainer JL-10. It is believed that the Flight Instructors training regiment at Bengbu was the first operational unit to operate the JL-10.

Longshi

Bikeqi (--)

RWY 08/26     POS 40°44'13"N 111°13'47"E     ELEV 3420 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC (Northern Theatre Command)
44th Air Brigade J-7G (wfu?)
JJ-7A (wfu?)
65x5x
In 2010 J-7IIs were replaced by J-7Gs earlier operated by Ba Yi demonstration team.
In 2012 this 7th Div/20th Reg (serials 1xx8x) was reorganized into 15th Division as 44th Regiment.
In 2017 the 44th Regiment (serials 20x6x) turned into 44th Brigade using a new serial batch. By 2022 J-7 operations seem to have stopped.
Bose/Tianyang (ZGBS) 百色 Baise

RWY 12/30     POS 23°43'11"N 106°57'39"E     ELEV 483 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
STC (Southern Theatre Command)
124th Air Brigade
空124旅
J-10A
J-10S
73x5x
In April 2012 42nd Div/124th Reg flying with J-7H/JJ-7A (serials 5xx3x) turned into a Brigade subordinated to Nanning Base. End 2013 the first J-10s were received.
Cangzhou/Cangxian (--) 沧州

RWY 17/35     POS 38°24'11"N 116°55'52"E     ELEV 22 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Flight Test & Training Base (FTTB)
飞行试验训练中心

171st Air Brigade
空171旅
J-10S
J-11BS
78x2x

172nd Air Brigade
空172旅
J-16
J-20A
JL-10I
Su-30MKK
78x3x

177th Brigade
空177旅
J-10C
J-11B
J-11BS
J-16
78x8x

151st Air Brigade WD-1K (UAV) 76x2x
1 April 1987 11th Aviation School at Yanliang was reformed into FTTC/2nd Reg and moved to Cangzhou (serials 60x8x). In 2012 FTTC/2nd Reg was converted into a Brigade (171st).
Late 2008 FTTC received at least 5 JL-9s. Around 2013 the J-8 was wfu.
In 2021 the first J-10s were noted . It is believed that the J-7E, JJ-7A and JL-9 within 171st Brigade were wfu (long) before 2021.
In 2012 FTTC/3rd Reg (serials 61x8x) was converted into 172nd Brigade.
In 2017 the JL-10 was added to the Brigade.
In 2017/2018 J-16s were introduced within 172nd Brigade, followed by J-20s in February 2018.
Aircraft of the 177th Brigade were first noted in March 2016, although it is believed that the unit operated from 2014 acting as opposing (Blue) Air Force. For this the unit is also known as 66th OPFOR Brigade "The imaginary enemy of the Chinese Airforce"
In 2023 the first J-16s were noted, indicating the end of J-11B operations.

At Cangzhou the FTTB was the first unit to operate the J-20A

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In 2014 172nd Brigade participated in the Aviation Dart Exercise at Lipetsk, Russia with a few Su-30MKKs.

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The bi-national exercise Shaheen-IX was used to show of the new very low visibility colours of this J-10C 78082.

PLAAF

Changchun/Dafangshen (ZYCC)

RWY 06/24     POS 43°54'24"N 125°11'51"E     ELEV 751 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Aviation University Flight Instructor Training Base
航空大学飞行教官训练基地

1st Training Regiment CJ-6A
JL-8
JJ-7A
4x5x
In 2004 7th FA/3rd (serials 7xx7x) got subordinated to 3rd FA as 3rd FA/1st Reg (serials 7xx3x).
April 2012 3rd FA/1st Reg got subordinated to the Flight Instructor Training Base after which the JL-8s were augmented by CJ-6A and JJ-7A.
The training regiment is also used to train pilots from foreign air forces.

The major 2012 reorganization was preluded a few years earlier by a concentration of CJ-6 Regiments in 7th Flying Academy and JL-8 Regiments in 3rd Flying Academy (effectively swapping two regiments). The 3rd Div JL-8 at Changchun-Dafangshen in 2011 used to fly under 7th Flying Academy command. Since 2012 it flies with a 4x5x serial as could be observed in the annual local airshow.

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For basic flying training the CJ-6 is used. CJ-6s were still produced as late as 2018 although it is unknown when the last was delivered to the PLAAF.
25 August 2011 saw the first public appearance of the Sky Wing Air Demonstration Team flying CJ-6A aircaft

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Changchun/Datun (--)

RWY 07L/25R, 07R/25L     POS 43°44'01"N 125°15'12"E     ELEV 763 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Aviation University Flight Basic Training Base
飞行基础训练基地

Sky Wing Air Demonstration Team CJ-6A xx

1st Training Regiment Y-5
CJ-6
4x1x
The location of the team has to be confirmed.
April 2012 the 7th FA/2nd Reg (serials 7xx7x) got subordinated to the Flight Basic Training Base.
It is believed also 7th FA/1st Reg (serials 7xx7x) was included at the same time
Changji (--)

RWY 11/29     POS 43°57'04"N 087°04'45"E     ELEV 2420 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC (Western Theatre Command)
109th Air Brigade
空109旅
J-11B
J-11BS
72x0x
The 37th Div/109th used J-5 and later J-6 until 2002 when J-8Hs arrived. These were asupplemented by J-8F in 2006.
In 2012 the Regiment (serials 4xx8x) turned into a Brigade subordinate to Ürümqi Base.
In 2020 J-11Bs were noted within the Brigade indicating the end of the J-8F/H and JJ-7A operation.
Changsha/City (ZGCS)

RWY 18/36     POS 28°04'09"N 112°57'27"E     ELEV 161 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Maintenance Base
Changsha Aircraft
Factory 5712
5712保养工厂
H-6
J-7
J-10
JF-17 (Pak AF)
Maintenance facilities are located at the air base as well as about 2 km north-east of the air base.

In 2023 54th Air Brigade with Su-30MKKs left the air base for Ningxiang.
Changxing (--) 长兴

RWY 07/25     POS 30°58'07"N 119°43'47"E     ELEV 234 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC (Eastern Theatre Command)
8th Brigade J-20A 61x9x
The J-10s were delivered early 2006 and replaced J-7II.
June 2017 the 8th Regiment (serials 10x4x) turned into the 8th Brigade subordinate to Shanghai Base using a new serial batch.
Mid 2022 saw the J-20 starting to replace the J-10As.
Chengdu/Huangtianba (--)

RWY 02/20     POS 30°42'12"N 103°56'58"E     ELEV 1686 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Maintenance Base
132 Factory - Chengdu Aircraft Corp (CAC) FC-1
J-10
J-20
Wing Loong
Designs are made in close cooperation with 601 Institute. FC-1 kits are produced for the Pakistani PAC assembly line.
Also UAV's are produced by CAC.
Chengdu/Qionglai (--) 邛崍

RWY 01/19     POS 30°29'25"N 103°27'55"E     ELEV 1752 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC - 4th Transport Division
第4运输机师

10th Air Regiment Y-9 1xx5x
(001-049)

11th Air Regiment Y-9 1xx5x
(051-099)

12th Air Regiment Y-20 1xx5x
(101-149)
WTC (Western Theatre Command)
5th Transportation and SAR Brigade Y-5B
Y-7H
Z-20
Mi-17V-7
Mi-171E
Mi-171Sh
53x1x
4th Div was disbanded as a fighter division in 2003, with 10th Regiment going to 30th Division as 89th.
4th Div was re-established as a transport division at Qionglai in 2004.
In 2012 Y-9 aircraft started to replace the Y-7/An-26s within the 10th Regiment.

By 2019 the Y-9 started replacing the few Y-7s within the 11th Regiment.
When the 12th Regiment at Dalian converted to transport duties fighter operations went to 90th Regiment.

While reconstruction of Qionglai took place 2009-2012, aircraft were rebased to Chengdu-Taipingsi and Leizhuang.
6 July 2016 the 12th Regiment became the first operational user of the Y-20A transport plane, starting a gradual replacement of the Y-8Cs. The Y-5, Y-7 and Mi-171s were then moved to the new 5th Transport and SAR regiment.

Around 2017 the small transport aircraft flying with 12th Regiment (serial range 11x5x) were transferred to the new 5th Transportation and SAR Brigade with new serials.
Early 2023 Z-20s were noted with the Brigade, however at a yet unknown base.

All Regiments of the 4th Division operate from Chengdu/Qionglai including well over a douzen Y-20As

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Chengdu/Taipingsi (--)

RWY 18/36, 18/36 (grass)     POS 30°36'06"N 104°00'51"E     ELEV 1608ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Maintenance Base
Sichuan Lantian Helicopter Co. Ltd. (SLHCL)
四川蓝天直升机有限公司
Mi-17/-171
This Helicopter maintenance facility is the former Chengdu Glider Factory (5701 factory).
Chifeng (ZBCF) 赤峰

RWY 03/21     POS 42°09'35"N 118°50'27"E     ELEV 2022ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC (Northern Theatre Command)
2nd Air Brigade J-10A
J-10C
J-10S
61x3x
In 2007 the J-7E was replaced by J-10 aircraft.
Mid 2017 the 2nd Regiment (serials 10x2x) turned into 2nd Brigade using a new serial batch.
In 2019 J-10C's were added to the Brigade.
Chongqing/Baishiyi (--) 重庆

RWY 01/19     POS 29°29'45"N 106°21'33"E     ELEV 979 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC (Western Theatre Command)
98th Air Brigade J-11
J-16
Su-27SK
Su-27UBK
70x9x
In 2017 the 98th Regiment (serials 40x4x) turned into 98th Brigade using a new serial batch.
Early 2018 J-16 started to replace J-11/Su-27SK and by 2023 J-20As were believed to begin operations within the unit.
Daishan (--)

RWY 03/21     POS 30°17'05"N 122°08'35"E     ELEV 3 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC - UAV Battalion
2nd UAV Regiment BZK-005
BZK-007
In 2013 this disused Air Base was reopened for use by UAV's for Airborne Early Warning duties.
Dalian/Sanshilipu (--)

RWY 12/30     POS 39°17'21"N 121°45'50"E     ELEV 16 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Maintenance Base
Changfeng Aircraft & Engine Overhaul Factory
Factory 5706
5706保养工厂
J-7
J-11
JL-8
In 2013 the 5706 Maintenance unit moved from Dalian/Zhoushuizi to this airfield.
In 2017 32nd Regiment stopped flying Q-5 and the airbase became a Forward Operating Base.
Dandong/Langtou (ZYDD) 丹东

RWY 01/19     POS 40°01'32"N 124°17'13"E     ELEV 16 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC (Northern Theatre Command)
88th Air Brigade
空88旅
J-11B
J-11BS
69x9x
Early 2008 30th Div/88th Reg (serials 4xx1x) started replacing J-8Es for J-7Es.
In April 2012 30th Div/88th Reg was converted to a Brigade subordinated to Dalian Base.
J-7Cs from 15th Div/43rd Reg were added until they were withdrawn from use in 2015.
By 2021 the J-7s were reported withdrawn from use, although some were still noted flying by mid 2022. By 2024 the J-7s had been replaced by J-11B coming from the 89th Brigade.
Dangyang (--)

RWY 14/32     POS 30°47'55"N 111°48'40"E     ELEV 216 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC (Western Theatre Command)
39th Air Brigade IL-76MD
Il-76TD
B-403x
2xx4x
(101-149)
Central - Maintenance Base
Xiongfeng Aircraft Overhaul Factory
Factory 5710
5710保养工厂
Tu-154
Il-76
Y-8
Y-20
At Dangyang also the Xiongfeng Aircraft Overhaul Factory (Xiongfeng jixie chang) is located.
It is believed the 39th Regiment turned into a Brigade at or soon after 2017. The serial batch remained the same however.
Datong/Huairen (ZBDT) 大同

RWY 03/21     POS 39°43'03"N 113°08'41"E     ELEV 3252 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC (Central Theatre Command)
43rd Air Brigade J-10A
J-10S
65x4x
In February 2012 J-10A aircraft started replacing J-7D, which were transfered to 90th Regiment in November 2011.
In 2017 the 43rd Regiment (serials 2xx6x) turned into the 43rd Brigade using a new serial batch.
Dazu (ZUDZ) 大足

RWY 02/20     POS 29°38'10"N 105°46'25"E     ELEV 1204 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC (Western Theatre Command)
97th Air Brigade J-20A 70x8x
Mid 2011 J-7E from 111th Reg replaced J-7IIs.
In 2017 the 97th Regiment (serials 40x4x) turned into 97th Brigade using a new serial batch.
Late 2023 the Brigade started to use the J-20A.
Dengzhou/Neixiang (--)

RWY 17/35     POS 32°58'27"N 111°53'05"E     ELEV 486 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central (Central (PLAAF HQ) Command)
106th Air Brigade H-6K
H-6N
55x3x
In 1982 the 106th Regiment of the 39th Division flying Tu-4 converted from a bomber role to a reconnaissance role but reverted to the bomber role when early production H-6s arrived until about 2004 when the unit disbanded. 106th Regiment was reactivated again in 2010 for the nuclear bomber role for which it received the H-6N late 2019.
Dingxin (--) 14th Air Base

RWY 04/22     POS 40°24'06"N 099°47'22"E     ELEV 3790 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Tactical Training Centre
空军合同战术训练中心

175th Brigade J-10C
J-10S
J-11B
J-16
Y-8
Z-9
78x6x
Central - Flight Test & Training Base (FTTB)
飞行试验训练中心

176th Air Brigade
空176旅
J-10C
J-16
J-20
78x7x
Until 2012 the 175th Brigade was known as Flight Test Regiment (serials 6xx9x). Before that this unit was known as Special Mission Testing Unit (SMTU), with serials 3xx7 before 2005.
The aircraft used vary.
Dingxin Air Base is the major test facility for the development of advanced tactics and techniques required for effective modern offensive and defensive air combat.
Yearly full Regiments come here on detachment for combat training.

At Dingxin many J-6s were converted to drone.

In 2016 the unit started operations with J-10C, J-16 and J-20 aircraft almost simultaneously. Using the experience an improved version ("J-20A", also known as "J-20(II)" or "J-20 status II") became production standard.
Dongyang (--)

RWY 09/27     POS 29°16'06"N 120°21'12"E     ELEV 360 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC - UAV Battalion
UAV Regiment TB-001 (UAV)
Dushanzhen (--)

RWY 10/28     POS 31°35'06"N 116°15'38"E     ELEV 187 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Maintenance Base
Maintenance facility
The activities on this small airstrip are unknown.
Foshan (ZGFS) 佛山市

RWY 01/19     POS 23°05'00"N 113°04'16"E     ELEV 0 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
STC (Southern Theatre Command)
4th Air Brigade J-20A 61x5x

UAV Brigade Soar Dragon
WZ-10
April 2012 9th Div/27th Reg (J-8DH/J-8DF with serials 2xx0x) became subordinated to 2nd Div as 4th Regiment.
In 2017 J-11s from 6th Brigade replaced the J-8s that went to 78th Regiment.
In 2017 the 4th Regiment (serials 10x3x) turned into 4th Brigade subordinate to Nanning Base using a new serial batch (serials 61x5x).
In 2023 the Su-27/J-11s were replaced by J-20A.


In 2023 a few Soar Dragon UAV's were noted on the air base together with some Y-5s. Early 2024 also a few WZ-10 Wilgloog 10 were shown to the satellites.
Fuxin (--)

RWY 01L/19R, 01R/19L     POS 42°04'04"N 121°43'19"E     ELEV 538 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Aviation University Flight Basic Training Base
飞行基础训练基地

3rd Training Regiment CJ-6 4x3x
In 2004 the 3rd FA/2nd Reg got subordinated to 7th FA as 7th FA/4th Reg.
In April 2012 the 7th FA/4th Reg got subordinated to the Flight Basic Training Base.
Fuzhou (ZSFZ) 福州机场

RWY 08/26     POS 26°00'14"N 119°18'46"E     ELEV 11 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC - Unmanned Attack Brigade
5th Fendui J-6 drone
Fuzhou used to be home of the 49th Division (J-6).
The airfield can also accommodate a full size fighter Regiment.
Gaomi (--)

RWY 17/35     POS 36°23'15"N 119°42'43"E     ELEV 45 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC (Northern Theatre Command)
35th Air Brigade 2xx3x
(050-099)
The J-8B were taken from 1st Div/3rd Reg in 2003 replacing J-6 aircraft.
The regiment flying J-8B/JJ-7A turned into a Brigade subordinate to Jinan Base in 2017. However, the aircraft were withdrawn from use the same time.
Golmud (ZLGM)

RWY 09/27     POS 36°24'00"N 094°47'11"E     ELEV 9339ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC (Western Theatre Command)
AEW/EW Brigade KJ-500
Y-9Z
53x5x
In 2023 the Y-9Z was welcomed within the Brigade. Close to this airbase on the south the 76th Army Aviation Brigade is using a dedicated airbase.
Gongzhuling (--) Huaide

RWY 04/22     POS 43°31'34"N 124°47'05"E     ELEV 646ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC (Northern Theatre Command)
No Brigade -
In 2017 33rd Air Brigade stopped flying Q-5 aircraft.
By 2020 the airbase was used by fighter deployments like J-10.

Guangzhou/East (--) 广州

RWY 14/32     POS 23°09'53"N 113°22'09"E     ELEV 45ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
STC (Southern Theatre Command)
Transportation and SAR Brigade Y-7-100
Y-9
Z-8K
Z-9B
Mi-17/Mi-171Sh
52x1x
At Guangzhou/East the MRAF HQ is based. It is understood the serial range (6x5x) changed in 2012.
In 2017 the regiment changed into a Transport Brigade
Guilin/Li Chia Tsun (--)

RWY 18/36     POS 25°11'38"N 110°19'13"E     ELEV 487 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
STC (Southern Theatre Command)
5th Air Brigade J-20A 61x6x
Central - Maintenance Base
Factory 5718
5718保养工厂
??
By November 2015 the J-10A was replaced by the J-10B.
Mid 2017 the 5th Regiment (serials 10x3x) turned into 5th Brigade subordinated to Nanning Base using a new serial batch.
October 2018 it was suggested J-10C's had joined the Brigade.
December 2021 J-20As started to replace the J-10s.
Guiyang/Leizhuang (--)

RWY 17/35     POS 26°24'34"N 106°31'56"E     ELEV 3957 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC - 20th Air Division
58th EW Regiment Y-8C
Y-8CB (GX1)
Y-8G (GX3)
3xx1x
001-049)

60th Air Regiment Y-8C
Y-8XZ (GX7)
Y-9G (GX11)
KJ-500A
3xx1x
(101-150)
In 2012 10th Div/30th Reg (serials 2xx1x) moved from Dajiaochang to Guiyang/Leizhuang and became 20th Div.
Originally 20 Div. was a bomber division (Il-2/Il-28/H-5) between 15 September 1951 until 30 September 1992.

For psychological operations 20th Division uses Y-8XZ ('New High 7') aircraft that are optimised to broadcast radio and tv signals in non-friendly environments. Before 2012 the Regiment was subordinated to 10th Division.

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The ELINT version of the Y-8, the Y-8G or New High 3 is used by two Regiments, including the 58th.

RoCAF

Hailar/Southwest (--)

RWY 13/31     POS 49°09'51"N 119°41'37"E     ELEV 2020 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC - Harbin Flying Academy
哈尔滨飞行学院

1st Training Brigade 第一训练旅 JL-9
J-11BS
1x1x
In 2019 the jet element of the 1st Brigade started using the newly renovated Hailar Air Base

The 1st Training Brigade of the Harbin Flying Academy uses JL-9 advanced jet trainers, as well as J-11s).

PLAAF

In addition to the JL-9, the 1st Training Brigade of the Harbin Flying Academy also operates J-11BS aircraft.

PLAAF

Hami (ZWHM)

RWY 11/29     POS 42°50'30"N 093°40'07"E     ELEV 2725 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC - Xi'an Flying Academy
西安飞行学院

2nd Training Brigade
第二训练旅
J-7G
JL-9
3x2x
the 5th FA/2nd Reg (serials 6xx5x and later 7xx5x) flew with JJ-5 until the JL-8 took over in 2009. In April 2012 the 5th FA/2nd Reg (serials 7xx5x) flying with JL-8 was subordinated to Xi'an FA.
In 2017 the unit was converted to J-7II/JJ-7A, with the last MiG-21 derivative ever build (JJ-7A) being delivered to this unit in 2017.
In 2018 the JL-9 became operational within the unit replacing J-7II and JJ-7A, which remained stored on the airfield.
Early 2021 J-7Gs were added to the Brigade.
Hangzhou/Jianqiao (--)

RWY 07/25     POS 30°20'16"N 120°14'24"E     ELEV 34 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC (Eastern Theatre Command)
83rd Air Brigade JH-7A 69x4x
JH-7A entered service in 2004 with the Division.
In 2010 JJ-6 were replaced by Q-5J dual seaters.
In 2017 the 83rd Regiment (serials 30x9x) turned into the 83rd Brigade subordinated to Shanghai Base using a new serial batch.
March 2021 J-16s were noted at Hangzhou, suggesting that the 83rd Brigade had upgraded to this aircraft.

The JH-7A has replaced many Q-5s in the ground attack role.

PLAAF

Hanzhong/Chenggu (ZLHZ)

RWY 07/25     POS 33°08'03"N 107°12'14"E     ELEV 1617 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC (Central Theatre Command)
Independent (Aerial Survey) Regiment Y-8H1
An-30
Y12-IV
B-41xx
Central - Maintenance Base
182 Factory - Shaanxi Aircraft Corp Y-8
Y-9
Harbin/Lalin (--)

RWY 17/35     POS 45°15'35"N 126°53'37"E     ELEV 573 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC - Harbin Flying Academy
哈尔滨飞行学院

2nd Training Brigade
第二训练旅
HYJ-7
Y-7
H-6A
1x2x
In April 2012 the 1st FA/3rd Reg (serials 7xx1x) was subordinated to Harbin FA.
The Y-7s replaced HJ-5s flying with 1st FA/3rd Reg (pre 2005 serials 63x1x).
In 2015 former 8th Division H-6As were added.

At Lalin also a CJ-6 and Y-5 maintenance facility is located.
Harbin/Ping Fang Tien (--)

RWY 08/26, HEL     POS 45°35'56"N 126°39'39"E     ELEV 591 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Maintenance Base
122 Factory - Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corp (HAMC) Y-12
Z-9/AC312
Z-15/AC352
Z-20
Harbin/Shuang Yu Shu (--)

RWY 08/26     POS 45°39'51"N 126°42'00"E     ELEV 564 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC - Harbin Flying Academy
哈尔滨飞行学院

1st Training Brigade
第一训练旅
CJ-6
Y-5
1x1x (tbc)
April 2012 the 1st FA/2nd Reg (serials 7xx1x) was subordinated to Harbin FA, with Y-7s moving to Lalin.
Also CJ-6 aircraft were added at the same time.
End of 2019 the CJ-6/Y-5 aircraft from Harbin/Wanggang were added to this regiment.
At Wanggang on April 2012 the 1st FA/1st Reg (serials 7xx1x) had merged with 1st FA/2nd Reg and got subordinated to Harbin FA (serials 1x1x). By 2019 the CJ-6s from Wanggang than were repositioned to join the other CJ-6s at Harbin/Shuang Yu Shu.
At the same time, since 2012 no CJ-6 have been reported with this Brigade however.
Harbin/Shuangcheng (--) 哈尔滨/双城场站

RWY 04L/22R, 04R/22L     POS 45°24'35"N 126°19'02"E     ELEV 553 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Aviation University Flight Basic Training Base
飞行基础训练基地

2nd Training Regiment CJ-6 4x2x
April 2012 the 1st FA/1st Reg (serials 7xx1x) got subordinated to the Flight Basic Training Base.
Harbin/Wanggang (--) Wang Kang

RWY 03L/21R, 03R/21L     POS 45°40'11"N 126°31'35"E     ELEV 571 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC - Harbin Flying Academy
哈尔滨飞行学院

1st Training Brigade
第一训练旅
CJ-6 1x1x (tbc)
April 2012 the 1st FA/1st Reg (serials 7xx1x) merged with 1st FA/2nd Reg and got subordinated to Harbin FA (serials 1x1x) flying CJ-6A.
In 2019 all aircraft moved to Harbin/Shuang Yu Shu.

Hong Kong/Shek Kong (VHSK)

RWY 11/29     POS 22°26'12"N 114°04'49"E     ELEV 50 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
STC - Hong Kong Garrison
Independent Helicopter Regiment Z-9WZ
Z-9ZH
Z-10KH
Z-20KH
6x0x
By 2022 the first Z-10 and Z-20 had entered the unit, replacing the Z-8 (and Z-9?)
Hotan (ZWTN) Hétián Jichang (和田)

RWY 11L/29R, 11R/29L     POS 37°02'24"N 079°51'42"E     ELEV 4672 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC (Western Theatre Command)
99th Air Brigade J-16 71x0x

UAV Brigade BZK-005
BZK-006
GJ-1
GJ-2
53x3x
The former 99th Regiment flying from Liancheng was disbanded in 1998.
April 2012 the 2nd Reg of the Beijing MR Training Base (serials 6xx2x) flying J-7II aircraft became 99th Fighter Regiment within 33rd Division and moved from Xishan-Beixiang to Hotan.
The Beijing MR Training Base itself was established on 26 October 1988 when the 17th Division (serials 3xx8x) was reorganized.
In 2017 the 99th Regiment (serials 41x4x) turned into 99th Brigade using a new serial batch. In 2020 J-16s started to replace the J-7IIs leaving the J-7s wfu in this desert air base.
Huangpi (--)

RWY 01/19, HEL     POS 30°54'14"N 114°30'37"E     ELEV 161 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Corps of PLA airborne troops
4th (Rotary Wing) Dadui Z-8KA
Z-9WZ
Z-10K
Z-20KA
6x2x
At Huangpi also the former 45th Division of 15th Airborne Army HQ was located.
The Z-9 Regiment officially started operation 3 July 2011.
In April 2012 the 6x9x serials were replaced by 6x6x serials.
6x6x serials were replaced by 6x2x serials after 28 April 2017 when the 15th AA reorganised into Corps of PLA airborne troops. By 2022 the Z-20KA was introduced.

The Corps of PLA airborne troops used a couple of Z-8KA C-SAR helicopters

PLAAF

Huiyang (--)

RWY 09/27     POS 23°02'55"N 114°36'03"E     ELEV 46ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
STC (Southern Theatre Command)
26th Air Brigade J-16
J-16D
63x7x
21 December 2009 the first four J-10As were formally accepted. Before the arrival of the J-10s the Regiment operated J-7H aircraft as 35th Div/103rd Reg (serials 4xx6x) from Shantou Northeast.
In 2017 the 26th Regiment (serials 20x0x) turned into 26th Brigade using a new serial batch.
In 2020/2021 J-16s and J-16Ds replaced the J-10s.

Modern aircraft need protection from everything from above. Also at Huiyang hardened shelters are used.

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Huxian (--)

RWY 07/25     POS 34°09'11"N 108°35'59"E     ELEV 1321 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC - Xi'an Flying Academy
西安飞行学院

1st Training Brigade? Z-9
Y-7
3x1x
In 2010 the 2nd Flying Academy/2nd Reg (serials 70x2x) with Z-9s replaced the Navigator Training School (serials 72x9x) with H-5 and HJ-5 operating from this base.
In April 2012 the 2nd FA merged with 5th FA and became Xi'an FA with the 2n FA/2nd Reg becoming the 1st Brigade.
The serials for the Y-7s need confirmation.
In 2017 JJ-7/J-7II aircraft were noted with the 1st Regiment, putting question marks at this Y-7/Z-9 unit number. Indication are that some (all?) Z-9s went to the Northern Theatre Command Transportation Brigade.
Ji'an (ZSJA) Jinggangshan (吉安市 井冈山机场)

RWY 08/26     POS 26°51'27"N 114°44'12"E     ELEV 268 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC - Unmanned Attack Brigade
4th Fendui J-6 drone
The status of the J6s is unclear.
2nd Indep. Regiment (Navy) used to operate from this base. It is not unlikely this Regiment is still operating from this base.

Jiaxing (--) 嘉兴

RWY 05/23     POS 30°42'20"N 120°40'27"E     ELEV 26 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC - 20th Air Division
58th EW Regiment det. Y-8C
Y-8CB (GX1)
Y-8G (GX3)
3xx1x
(001-050)
ETC (Eastern Theatre Command)
84th Air Brigade J-16 69x5x (tbc)
In 2013 a detachment of the 58th Regiment from Guiyang/Leizhuang started using this base for ELINT missions over the East China See.

Jiaxing was used by Q-5s of the 28th Division/84th Regiment (serials 31x9x) until 2011 when the JH-7A started to arrive.
By 2017 the unit continued as 84th Air Brigade subordinated to Shanghai Base with new serial range.
The J-16 replaced the JH-7A in 2022, although it is rumoured that the aircraft noted were flying for the 7th Air Brigade that is supposed to be operating from Rugao.
Jilin/Ertaizi (ZYJL) Erh Tzi Thu

RWY 05/23     POS 44°00'08"N 126°23'39"E     ELEV 592ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Maintenance Base
Factory 5704
5704厂俱乐部
J-7
J-8
Y-5
Y-12
Jingdezhen (--)

RWY 05H/23H     POS 29°14'22"N 117°08'12"E     ELEV 133 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Maintenance Base
372 Factory - Changhe Aircraft Corp (CHAIC) Z-8/Z-18/AC313
Z-10
Z-11/AC311
HC120
CA109
Designs are made in close cooperation with 602 Helicopter Research Institute.

After over 100 Z-8s produced a major upgrades are coming of the production line, like with this Z-18A.

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Jining (ZSJG)

RWY 08/26     POS 35°17'34"N 116°20'47"E     ELEV 137 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC (Northern Theatre Command)
55th Air Brigade J-20A 66x6x
The Su-27s were received from 9th Regiment.
Mid 2017 the 55th Regiment (serials 30x0x) turned into 55th Brigade using a new serial batch.
It was reported that early 2023 the J-11/Su-27SKs were replaced by J-20.
Jinzhou/Liushuibao (--) 锦州流水堡场站

RWY 03R/21L, 03L/21R (grass)     POS 41°11'19"N 121°10'15"E     ELEV 122 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Aviation University Flight Basic Training Base
飞行基础训练基地

4th Training Regiment CJ-6 4x4x
In 2004 the 3rd FA/1st Reg (serials 7xx3x) got subordinated to 7th FA as 7th FA/3rd Reg.
In April 2012 the 7th FA/3rd Reg got subordinated to the Flight Basic Training Base.
Jinzhou/Xiaolingzi (ZYJZ)

RWY 02/20     POS 41°06'05"N 121°03'42"E     ELEV 91 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC - Harbin Flying Academy
哈尔滨飞行学院

4th Training Brigade
第四训练旅
JL-8
JL-10III
1x4x

Red Falcon Air Demonstration Team JL-8 xx
April 2012 the 3rd FA/3rd Reg (serials 7xx3x) was subordinated to Harbin FA.
November 2020 JL-10 aircraft started to arrive.
The location of the team that had its first public appearance in August 2011 has to be confirmed.

The Harbin Flying Academy at Jinzhou is flying the JL-8 in addition to the new JL-10 trainer aircraft.

PLAAF

Jiugucheng (--)

RWY 05/23     POS 37°29'28"N 116°06'59"E     ELEV 70 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Flight Test & Training Base (FTTB)
飞行试验训练中心

170th Air Brigade
空170旅
J-10C
J-10S
JL-9
78x1x
J-10A aircraft replaced J7Es.
In 2012 the FTTC/1st Reg (serials 6xx8x) was converted into a Brigade.
In 2015/2016 the J-10A was replaced by J-10B. March 2020 it was revealed that the J-10C had replaced the J-10B.

The 170th Brigade of the FTTB is flying from Jiugucheng with J-10C and J-10S with ultra low-visibility markings.

PLAAF

Jiujiang/Lushan (ZSJJ) 庐山 (Mahuiling)

RWY 04/22     POS 29°28'37"N 115°48'06"E     ELEV 153ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC - 26th Special Missions Aircraft Division
76th Regiment Y-8C
KJ-500 (GX9)
3xx7x
(001-049)
Until 2006 the 26th Division consisted of fighter Regiments with J-6, J-7 and J-8.

Early 2006 AWACS operations started from Wuxi with 26th Division.
With the expanding AWACS/Command & Control operations, in 2017 the Regiment was split in two regiments (76th/77th), with the 76th Regiment moving to Jiujiang/Lushan in 2019.

Until 2013 14th Division/41st Regiment with J-7Es was based at Jiujiang/Lushan, until it moved to Rugao.

At Jiujiang/Lushan the KJ-500 of the 76th Regiment are based.

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Jiuquan (--) Qingshui

RWY 12/30     POS 39°33'15"N 098°53'03"E     ELEV 4863 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC - Xi'an Flying Academy
西安飞行学院

1st Training Brigade
第一训练旅
J-11B
J-11BS
3x1x
The Lanzhou MR Training Base was formed from 47th Div/141st Reg using the 6xx3x serial range.
Although it was believed that by April 2012 the unit got subordinated to 6th Division/17th Regiment, by 2017 the aircraft were flying around for Xi'an Flight Academy with 3x1x serial.
In 2022 the first J-11BS aircraft were noted within the unit, replacing the J-7II/JJ-7A.

By 2017 the Lanzhou MR Training Base had become part of the Xi'an Flight Academy.

PLAAF

Kaifeng (--)

RWY 04/22     POS 34°45'12"N 114°20'16"E     ELEV 237ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC - 13th Transport Division
第13运输机师

37th Air Regiment Y-20A 2xx4x
(001-049)
Between 2020-2022 Y-20 Y-8C were phased out with the arrival of the Y-20A.

The Y-8C was the backbone of the Chinese transport capability. 13th Division is one of the operators which also uses these aircraft for the Corps of PLA airborne troops.

Unknown

Early 2020 delivery of Y-20 restarted after some months hold-up, just in time to assist in the COVID-19 virus crisis. For the 13th Division this started the replacement of the Y-8C aircraft.

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Kaiyuan/Tieling (--)

RWY 03/21     POS 42°31'35"N 123°59'06"E     ELEV 277 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC - Harbin Flying Academy
哈尔滨飞行学院

3rd Training Brigade
第三训练旅
JL-9 1x3x
In 2004 the 7th FA/3rd Reg (serials 7xx7x) was subordinated to the 3rd FA as 3rd FA/2nd Reg (serials 7xx3x).
In April 2012 the 3rd FA/2nd Reg was subordinated to the Aviation University.
In 2016 JL-9s were inducted in the Regiment replacing JL-8.
Kashi (ZWSH)

RWY 08/26     POS 39°32'33"N 076°01'12"E     ELEV 4529 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC (Western Theatre Command)
Brigade detachment UAV
J-11

Brigade detachment H-6
By mid 2014 Kashi (Kashgar) became the most westerly PLAAF airbase with the arrival of initially UAVs and a few years later a J-11 detachment on this otherwise civilian airport.
Early 2020 a H-6 detachment had arrived.
Korla (ZWKL)

RWY 04/22     POS 41°36'54"N 086°08'30"E     ELEV 3047 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC (Western Theatre Command)
111th Air Brigade
空111旅
J-20A 72x2x
22 April 1989 the 37th Div/111th Reg (serials then 5xx8x, later 4xx8x) moved from Malan to Korla (Bayingol). Early 2011 the J-7E's were replaced by J-11Bs.
In 2012 the Regiment turned into a Brigade subordinate to Urumqi Base. Surprisingly, in 2016 J-11As took over from the J-11Bs.
Early 2022 the unit converted to J-20A.
Lanzhou/Xiaguanying (--)

RWY 16/34     POS 35°55'05"N 104°13'05"E     ELEV 5787 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC (Western Theatre Command)
6th Transportation and SAR Brigade Y-5B
Y-7H
Y-9
Mi-171E
Z-8K
53x2x
At Lanzhou/Xiaguanying the MRAF HQ is based (with serials 4xx0 before 2005 and 6x3x after that).
Mid 2017 the Regiment turned into the Transportation and Search and Rescue Brigade using a new serial batch.
In June 2023 the first two Y-9s arrived.
Leiyang (--) 耒阳

RWY 04/22     POS 26°35'12"N 112°53'34"E     ELEV 300 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
STC (Southern Theatre Command)
23rd Air Brigade HU-6 1xx9x
(050-099)
STC - 8th Bomber Division
第8轰炸机师

24th Air Regiment H-6K
H-6KG
1xx9x
(101-150)
The current 23rd Regiment originates from 143rd Reg. 48th Div/143rd Reg had become an independent Regiment in 1992 and was subordinated to 8th division in July 1999. In 2002 the Regiment number changed into 23rd Reg. The origional 23rd Regiment had been disbanded in August 1985.
By 2021 the 23rd Regiment had changed into a Brigade.
Mid 2012 the 24th Regiment started receiving H-6K. Late 2020 the Regiment was the first to receive the improved H-6KG.
5km soutwest of Leiyang the auxiliary strip Leiyang Southwest is located.

Lhasa/Gonggar (ZULS) 拉萨

RWY 09L/27R, 09R/27L     POS 29°17'53"N 090°54'44"E     ELEV 11621 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC (Western Theatre Command)
Brigade detachment J-10
J-11
KJ-500
WTC - UAV Battalion
UAV Regiment BZK-05
Lhasa is used for temporary detachments using various air defense aircraft types from various units.
Liangcheng (ZBSZ) Longyan Guanzhi (龙岩冠豸山)

RWY 02/20     POS 25°40'35"N 116°44'46"E     ELEV 1222 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC - Unmanned Attack Brigade
1st Fendui J-6 drone
The airfield is also used for full size fighter Regiment deployments.
Liangping (ZULP) 梁平机场

RWY 05/23     POS 30°40'46"N 107°47'10"E     ELEV 1489 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Maintenance Base
Tengden (腾盾科技) HA-001 (UAV)
TA-001 (UAV)
TB-001 (UAV)
UAV factory Tengden was created in January 2016.
Lianyungang (ZSLG) Baitabu

RWY 03/21     POS 34°34'19"N 118°52'26"E     ELEV 52 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC (Eastern Theatre Command)
95th Air Brigade J-11B 70x6x
The 19th Div/57th Regiment was re-established from Jinan MRTB 2nd Regiment in 2010 with J-11B (serials 3xx0x) after it had been disbanded in 1988.
In 2012 the 19th Div/57th Reg got subordinated to the re-formed 32nd Division as 95th Regiment.
In 2017 the 95th Regiment (serials 40x3x) turned into 95th Brigade using a new serial batch.
During May 2023 it was rumoured tha the unit started using either the J-16 or J-20A, although early 2024 upgraded J-11Bs (J-11BG) were still operational.
Liaoyang (ZYLY)

RWY 03/21     POS 41°16'41"N 123°04'44"E     ELEV 56 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC - Harbin Flying Academy
哈尔滨飞行学院

5th Training Brigade
第五训练旅
JL-8 1x5x
The 4th Division operating J-5 on this base was t-ransformed into a transport Division in 2003.
The base was taken over by 3rd FA/4th Reg (serials 7xx3x) and by the relocated 9th Army Aviation Regiment.
April 2012 the Regiment was subordinated to Harbin FA.
Lintao (--) 临洮

RWY 01/19     POS 35°18'24"N 103°50'09"E     ELEV 6282 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC (Western Theatre Command)
18th Air Brigade J-11 62x9x
In 2017 the 18th Regiment (flying J-7H/JJ-7A with serials 11x7x) turned into 18th Brigade using a new serial batch.
In March 2021 J-11s from 16th Brigade arrived to replace the J-7 airplanes.
Liuhe (--)

RWY 05/23     POS 42°15'14"N 125°42'12"E     ELEV 1195 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC (Northern Theatre Command)
91st Air Brigade
空91旅
J-7II (wfu)
J-7H (wfu)
70x2x
Central - Maintenance Base
Factory 5711
5711保养工厂
J-7?
The Shenyang MR Training Base/1st Reg (serials 6xx1x) was formed from 16th Div.
In 2012 the Regiment was subordinated to Dalian Base as 91st Brigade.
By 2021 the J-7s were withdrawn from use.
Liuzhou/Bailian (ZGZH) 柳州

RWY 16/34     POS 24°12'28"N 109°23'29"E     ELEV 299 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
STC (Southern Theatre Command)
126th Air Brigade
空126旅
JH-7A 73x7x
In April 2012 2nd Div/4th Reg (serials 1xx3x) became a Brigade subordinate to Nanning Base.
At the same time 9th Div/27th Reg (J-8DH) was subordinated to 2nd Div as 4th Regiment.
In 2016 the J-7IIs were replaced by JH-7A.
Longtian (ZSLT) 龙田

RWY 04/22     POS 25°34'22"N 119°27'41"E     ELEV 33 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC - No Division
No Regiment No aircraft
The airfield is used for full fighter brigade deployments. In 2022 the airbase saw a major expansion.

Lu'an (--)

RWY 11/29     POS 31°37'41"N 116°16'33"E     ELEV 231 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC - 10th Bomber Division
第10轰炸机师

30th Air Regiment H-6N?
H-6M
Y-5D
HYJ-7
WZ-8 (UAV)
2xx1x
(101-150)
While still at Luhe/Ma'an air base early 2017 H-6Ms were received from 108th Regiment.
A few Y-5 and Y-7 are used for conversion training.
By 2022 the Regiment moved to the renovated Lu'an air base.
It is believed that February 2022 started to receive H-6N replacing the H-6M.
Luhe/Ma'an (--)

RWY 06/24     POS 32°22'40"N 118°47'39"E     ELEV 58 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC - 10th Bomber Division
第10轰炸机师

29th Air Regiment H-6K 2xx1x
(050-099)
In 2015 the 29th Regiment relocated from Nanjing/Dajiaochang.
In 2013 H-6As of the 29th Regiment were replaced by H-6H from the 28th Regiment (2xx1x (001-050)). H6Ks started to arrive in 2023.

Luliang (--)

RWY 04/22     POS 24°59'17"N 103°38'34"E     ELEV 6083 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
STC (Southern Theatre Command)
130th Air Brigade J-10C
J-10S
74x1x

131st Air Brigade J-10C
J-10S
74x2x
In 2016 J-10As from 131st Regiment replaced the J-7H and the unit moved from Mengzi to Luliang, joining 131st Brigade
Mid 2017 the 130th Regiment (serials 50x5x) turned into 130th Brigade subordinate to Nanning Base using a new serial batch.
By mid 2022 second hand J-10Cs started to replace the J-10As.


Early 2016 the J-10Cs flying with 131st Regiment replaced the J-10As that went to 130th Regiment.
Mid 2017 the 131st Regiment (serials 50x5x) turned into 131th Brigade subordinate to Nanning Base using a new serial batch. It is suggested that mid 2024 J-20s started to replace the J-10C, but this still needs confirmation.
Luocheng/Huian (--)

RWY 04/22     POS 25°01'35"N 118°48'26"E     ELEV 93 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC - No Division
No Regiment No aircraft
This former J-6 Air Force base now is now actively used by the Army (73rd LH Brigade) and can be used for halve size fighter Regiments (1 squadron) on deployments.
Lushan (--) 鲁山

RWY 10/28     POS 33°41'08"N 112°53'26"E     ELEV 461 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Storage Center
Air Force Aircraft Storage Center J-5
J-6
H-5
Q-5
J-7 etc.
This airbase is used for mass-storage since 19th Div. left the base on 19 June 1990. South-east of the main base also a J-6 conversion plant is situated and south-west a major J-7 reclamation plant.
South of the airbase also Lushan Aviation Exhibition Centre (鲁山 航空展览馆) is located.
Luzhou/Yunlong (ZULZ)

RWY 07/25     POS 29°01'50"N 105°28'08"E     ELEV 1084 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC - 20th Air Division
59th Air Regiment Y-8C
Y-8CB (GX1)
Y-8G (GX3)
3xx1x
(050-099)
By mid 2022 the 59th Regiment had relocated from Luzhou/Lantian to the new dual use airfield Luzhou/Yunlong.
Malan/Uxxaktal (ZWML)

RWY 11/29     POS 42°10'51"N 087°11'11"E     ELEV 3619ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC (Western Theatre Command)
112th Air Brigade
空112旅
? 72x3x (tbc)

178th UAV Brigade WD-1K Pterodactyl/ Wing Loong I
Cloud Shadow
Soar Dragon
Divine Eagle
78x9x
Until 1988 the Regiment operated as 16th Division based at Ertaizi (serials 3xx7x), after which it was transformed into Shenyang MR Training Base/2nd Reg (J-7II with serials 6xx1x).
JJ-7A aircraft were declared operational in July 2011.
In April 2012 the Regiment changed into a Brigade, subordinate to Urumqi Base, although it seems that by 2017 the Brigade was no longer operational.
The Wing Loon I was first noted at Malan in 2011.
Mangshi (ZPMS)
    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
STC - UAV Battalion
UAV Regiment GJ-2 Wing Loong II
The dual use airfield also seems to be in use by Army helicopter detachments
Mudanjiang/Hailang (ZYMD) 牡丹江

RWY 04/22     POS 44°31'29"N 129°34'09"E     ELEV 854 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC (Northern Theatre Command)
63rd Air Brigade J-7H (wfu)
JJ-7A (wfu)
67x4x
Mid 2017 the 63rd Regiment (serials 31x2x) turned into 63rd Brigade using a new serial batch.

By 2023 the J-7H was not operational anymore.
Nanchang/Jiang Xi (--)

RWY 03/21     POS 28°38'08"N 115°55'48"E     ELEV 79 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Maintenance Base
320 Factory - Hongdu Aircraft Corp (HAIG) CJ-6
JL-8
JL-10/L-15
HAIG was established on the remains of Nanchang Aircraft Manufacturing Company (NAMC).
Designs are made in close cooperation with 650 Design Institute.
Nanchang/Xiangtang (--) 向塘

RWY 01/19     POS 28°25'18"N 115°55'24"E     ELEV 81 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC (Eastern Theatre Command)
40th Air Brigade J-16 65x1x
Mid 2017 the 40th Regiment (serials 20x5x) turned into 40th Brigade using a new serial batch.
Around December 2017 the 40th Brigade received their first J-16, with J-11s going to 55th Brigade
Nanchang/Yaohu (--)

RWY 03/21     POS 28°42'06"N 116°06'26"E     ELEV 3333 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Maintenance Base
320 Factory - Hongdu Aircraft Corp (HAIG) CJ-6A
JL-10
Starting mid 2018 Yaohu is used for test flights by Hongdu Aircraft Corp.

Nanchang/Yaohu is used by the CJ-6

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Nanchong (ZUNC)

RWY 06/24     POS 30°47'53"N 106°09'52"E     ELEV 1172 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC - Xi'an Flying Academy
西安飞行学院

5th Training Brigade
第五训练旅
Y-7
HYJ-7
Y-8
3x5x
In 1999 the 16th FA was absorbed in the 2nd FA operating HJ-5 from Chengdu/Pengshan.
The HYJ-7 replaced the HJ-5.
In April 2012 the 2nd FA/3rd Reg (serials 7xx2x) was subordinated to Xi'an FA (using new serials 3x5x) and the aircraft moved to Nanchong/Gaoping.

Nanchong is the place to be for multi-engined aircraft pilot and navigation training.

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Nanjing (--)

RWY 06/24, HEL     POS 31°58'19"N 118°50'29"E     ELEV 28 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC (Eastern Theatre Command)
Transportation and SAR Brigade Y-5
Y-7G
Mi-171Salon
Mi-171Sh
Z-8K
Z-20K
51x1x
Nanjing Air Base is also used by the 72nd Army Aviation Brigade.
In 2017 the 77th Regiment (serials 30x7x) turned into the Transportation and Search and Rescue Brigade using a new serial batch.
The Z-20 was added in mid 2023.
Nanning/Wuxu (ZGNN) 南宁

RWY 05/23     POS 22°36'30"N 108°10'32"E     ELEV 417 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
STC (Southern Theatre Command)
125th Air Brigade
空125旅
J-16 73x6x
Before August 1986 the 42nd Div/125th Reg was flying as 18th Div/53 Reg that had been established in January 1954.
In April 2012 42nd Div/125th Reg turned into a Brigade subordinate to Nanning Base.
The unofficial motto is: "Second class equipment, first class performance".
By 2023 J-7E/JJ-7s were still operational. However, early 2024 the first J-16s were noted replacing these aircraft.
Ningbo/Zhuangqiao (--) 路桥

RWY 12/30     POS 29°55'26"N 121°34'26"E     ELEV 15 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC - UAV Battalion
1st UAV Regiment UAV's
Ningxiang (--)

RWY 18/36     POS 27°59'23"N 112°36'13"E     ELEV 238 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC (Eastern Theatre Command)
54th Air Brigade Su-30MKK 66x5x
The 54th Reg received Su-30MKK in 2003 while operating from Changsha AB. Due to its serial allocation (20x9x) it had been widely believed this to be the 53rd Regiment.
At/before 2017 the 54th Regiment turned into the 54th Brigade using a new serial batch (66x5x).
In 2023 the Brigade relocated from Changsha to its new air base near Ningxiang.
Pulandian (--)

RWY 02/20     POS 39°27'02"N 122°01'06"E     ELEV 91 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC (Northern Theatre Command)
89th Air Brigade
空89旅
J-16 70x0x
When 4th Division (serials 1xx5x) became a transport unit in 2003, this 10th regiment was subordinated to 30th Div as 30th Div/89th Reg (serials 4xx1x).
In 2009 30th Div/89th Reg moved from Dalian-Zhoushuizi to Pulandian.
In 2010 J-7Es were replaced by J-11 with J-7Es moving to 30th Div/88th Reg.
In April 2012 30th Div/89th Reg converted in a Brigade subordinated to Dalian Base.
At Chinese new year in 2024 it was revealed that J-16 had been introduced, with the old aircraft (J-11B and J-11BS) again going to 88th Brigade.
Qihe (--)

RWY 18/36     POS 36°46'04"N 116°38'24"E     ELEV 81 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC (Northern Theatre Command)
34th Air Brigade J-10C
J-10S
64x5x

Transportation and SAR Brigade Y-5
Y-7
Z-9B
54x1x
Until late 2010 the 36th Reg was based at Jinan AB, that surrendered to urban developments.
With the arrival in 2012 of J-10As at brand new air base Qihe, 34th Regiment at Wendeng was renumbered 36th making the Qihe Regiment the 34th Regiment.
In 2017 the 34th Regiment (serials 20x3x) turned into the 34th Brigade using a new serial batch.
By March 2022 the J-10C started to replace the J-10A.

In 2010 Jinan MRAF HQ flight (serials 6x4x) that operated from downtown Jinan air base moved to Qihe when the air base was surrendered to urban development (with a stop-over at Xintai until 2012).
In 2012 the unit was subordinated to 32nd Division as 96th Regiment, however without changing the serial batch to 4xx3x.
In 2017 the regiment was reorganised into the Transportation & Search and Rescue Brigade using a new serial batch.
Qinhuangdao/Shanhaiguan (ZBSH) 秦皇岛

RWY 06/24     POS 39°58'06"N 119°43'50"E     ELEV 30 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Maintenance Base
Factory 5711
5711保养工厂
JH-7A
Qiqihar (ZYQQ) 齐齐哈尔

RWY 17/35     POS 47°14'23"N 123°55'06"E     ELEV 476 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC (Northern Theatre Command)
3rd Air Brigade J-16 61x4x
In 1998 39 Fighter Division was merged into 21 Division but only in 2003 117th Regiment was renamed into 62nd Regiment (serials 30x2x).
In or before 2003 the 3rd Regiment had changed J8B for J-8F with J-8Bs going to the 12th Division.
In 2017 62nd Regiment (serials 3xx2x) merged with 3rd Regiment (serials 11x2x) from Anshui and together became 3rd Air Brigade with a new serial batch (61x4x).
In 2018 J-16 started to replace the J-8 (and some JJ-7A).
Quanzhou/Jinjiang Intl (ZSQZ)

RWY 03/21     POS 24°47'50"N 118°35'21"E     ELEV 23 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
PLARF - PLA Rocket Force
Base 61 / UAV Brigade TB-001A? JD-105x
This base is also used by PLAAF ground attack aircraft detachments.
Quzhou (ZSJU) 衢州

RWY 06/24     POS 28°57'59"N 118°53'58"E     ELEV 226 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC - Fuzhou Base
85th Air Brigade
空85旅
Su-30MKK
69x6x
In 2003 J-7IIs were replaced by the Su-30 although these were still noted in 2006.
In 2012 29th Div/85th Reg (serials 4xx0x) turned into a Brigade subordinate to Shanghai Base. Subordination changed in 2017 to Fuzhou base.
In 2020 J-20s were noted at Quzhou.
Rugao (ZSRG)

RWY 15/33     POS 32°15'26"N 120°30'10"E     ELEV 20 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC (Eastern Theatre Command)
7th Air Brigade J-16 61x8x
Shanghai Base’s 86th Air Brigade, formed at Jiujiang/Lushan from 14th Div/41st Reg (serials 2xx5x) in April 2012, moved to Rugao early 2013.
In 2019 the J-7Es were withdrawn from use and the airbase received a major upgrade. In 2022 the 7th Air Brigade from Wuhu merged with 86th Air Brigade to continue as 7th Air Brigade based at Rugao and flying J-16.

In 2011 J-7Hs of the 7th Regiment flying from Wuhu were replaced by J-7E (J-7L) and J-7G. In 2017 these were replaced by J-16, with J-7L going to 21st Brigade.
Also in 2017 the 7th Regiment (serials 10x4x) turned into 7th Brigade subordinated to Shanghai Base using a new serial batch (61x8x). End 2022 the 7th Air Brigade relocated to Rugao to merge with the 86th Air Brigade that had been operating at that air base.

After the reorganisation into a Brigade the unit moved from Jiujiang/Lushan to Rugao.

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Shanghai/Chongming Island (--) 崇明岛

RWY 18/36     POS 31°39'51"N 121°31'09"E     ELEV 9 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC (Eastern Theatre Command)
78th Air Brigade
空78旅
J-16 68x9x
87th Regiment operated out of Chongming using J-8Bs until it was transformed in a Special Operations unit (serials 4xx0x).
In 2012 29th Div/87th Reg changed into Shanghai Base/78th Brigade, which were replaced by J-8DFs from 4th Regiment in 2017 (with training done by JJ-7A.
In 2022 the J-8s were replaced by J-16.

In addition to the development airframe at CFTE four KJ-2000 are used in the AWACS role.

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Shanghai/Dachang (--) 上海大场

RWY 17/35     POS 31°19'28"N 121°24'34"E     ELEV 14 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Maintenance Base
Factory 5703
5703保养工厂
JH-7
At Dachang, Shanghai Aircraft Company operates the Final Assembly Line of the civilian COMAC ARJ-21.
Shanghai/Pudong Intl (ZSPD)

RWY 15/33, 16L/34R, 16R/34L, 17L/35R, 17R/35L     POS 31°08'42"N 121°47'36"E     ELEV 13 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Maintenance Base
COMAC C919
On the South-eastern side the Final Assembly Line of the civilian C919 is located.
Shangqiu (--) 商邱 (Zhuji Guanyintang)

RWY 18/36     POS 34°26'58"N 115°27'34"E     ELEV 163 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC - 19th Fighter Division
第19歼击机师

57th Air Regiment J-7II
JJ-7
3xx0x
(100-150)
The J-7 Regiment at this base is the former 3rd Regiment of the Jinan MR Training Base (serials 6xx4x), that before that was formed from 31st Div. It is believed that in 2023 J-7 operations had stopped.
Shantou/Waisha (ZGOW) 汕头 (Northeast)

RWY 04/22     POS 23°25'37"N 116°45'44"E     ELEV 13 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC (Eastern Theatre Command)
25th Air Brigade J-10C
J-10S
63x6x
This 25th Regiment was based at Shaoguan with J-6. In 2005, with the arrival of J-7E, it moved to Shantou.
By February 2021 the unit was reported to have been converted to 25th Brigade, subordinate to Eastern TC, instead of Southern TC 25th Regiment used to be subordinated to.
Also, J-10Cs had arrived to replaced the J-7Es.
Shaodong (--)

RWY 05/23     POS 27°13'35"N 111°40'13"E     ELEV 880 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
STC - 8th Bomber Division
第8轰炸机师

22nd Air Regiment H-6K 1xx9x (001-050)
In 2015 H-6K aircraft (serials 10x9x) replaced the H-6H (serials 18x9x).
Shenyang/Beiling (--)

RWY 02/20     POS 41°52'13"N 123°26'22"E     ELEV 194 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Maintenance Base
112 Factory - Shenyang Aircraft Corp (SAC) J-11
J-15
J-16
FC-31 (J-31)
Also known as 5705 Factory.

Designs are made in close cooperation with 601 Institute.
Shenyang/Dongta (ZYYY)

RWY 06/24     POS 41°47'03"N 123°29'47"E     ELEV 154 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC (Northern Theatre Command)
Transportation and SAR Brigade Y-7
Y-8C
Y-9
Z-8K
Z-20K
54x1x
In 2012 the MR Transport Regiment (serials 6x1x) got subordinated to the newly (again) erected 16th Division as 48th Reg at Dongta (serials 21x7x).
Mid 2017 the Regiment turned into the Transportation and Search and Rescue Brigade using a new serial batch and the regiment number was re-used by a new UAV Regiment.
By mid 2024 the first Z-20K was noted using the serial batch earlier used by the Y-5.
Shenyang/Yu Hung Tun (--)

RWY 03/21     POS 41°49'25"N 123°17'52"E     ELEV 127 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC - 16th Air Division
46th Air Regiment J-8R
J-8FR
JJ-7A
2xx7x
(001-050)

47th Air Regiment Y-8C
Y-8CB (GX1)
Y-8G (GX3)
2xx7x
(051-100)
April 2012 the 4th Independent Reconnaissance Regiment (serials 5x1x (pre 2005:3xx2)) was renamed into 46th Regiment subordinated to the re-formed 16th Division. About the same time the last JZ-6 aircraft were wfu.
April 2012 the 4th Independent Electronic Regiment (serials 5x2x) was subordinated to the re-formed 16th Division as 47th Regiment.
Shigatse/Peace Airport (ZURK) Xigaze East; 日喀则和平机场

RWY 07/25, 09/27     POS 29°21'08"N 089°17'06"E     ELEV 12490ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC (Western Theatre Command)
Brigade detachments J-10
J-11
KJ-500
EA-03 (UAV)
Shigatse Peace airport is used for detachments using various air defense aircraft types from various units.
Shijiazhuang (--) 石家庄

RWY 16/34     POS 38°04'58"N 114°25'03"E     ELEV 278 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC - Shijiazhuang Flying Academy
石家庄飞行学院

1st Training Brigade
第一训练旅
JL-10I
JL-10II
JL-10III
2x1x
Central - Maintenance Base
Factory 5721
5721保养工厂
J-7
J-10
JL-8
JL-10
April 2012 the 4th FA/3rd Reg (serials 7xx4x) flying JL-8 was subordinated to Shijiazhuang FA.
By 2019 the Brigade was also using JL-10 that slowly replaced the JL-8.

In 2015 the Shijiazhuang Aircraft Manufacturing Company relocated to Luancheng.

The base is also used for maintenance and storage of J-7s, J-10s and JL-10's at Factory 5721.

At about 7km east of the base withdrawn trainer aircraft like JJ-6 and JL-8 are recycled.

The 1st Training Brigade of the Shijiazhuang Flying Academy uses the initial versions of the JL-10 like this JL-10I.

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Shijiazhuang/Luancheng (--) Shijiazhuang Aircraft Manufacturing Company

RWY 18/36     POS 37°54'47"N 114°35'30"E     ELEV 191 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Maintenance Base
522 Factory - Shijiazhuang Aircraft Manufacturing Company Y-5
HO300
LE500
LE800
Shuangliao (--)

RWY 01/19     POS 43°35'20"N 123°34'46"E     ELEV 430 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC - 16th Air Division
48th Air Regiment WZ-7
WZ-10
2xx7x (101-150)
In 2017 the 48th Air Regiment at Dongta was reformed into the Northern Theatre Command Transportation and SAR Brigade. With the reconnaissance drones the then erected 48th Regiment is a better fit for the 16th Special Mission Division.
By 2023 the WZ-10 was also noted with th eRegiment.
Shuimen AB (--)

RWY 11/29     POS 26°56'30"N 120°04'39"E     ELEV 1250 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC - No Division
No Regiment No aircraft
The airbase has seen various upgrades including the addition of many hardened shelters to accommodate a full size fighter brigades on deployments.

Shuimen AB in Xiapu County facilitates Bregade size detachments.

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Siping (--) 四平

RWY 05/23     POS 43°09'25"N 124°17'33"E     ELEV 625 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC (Northern Theatre Command)
31st Air Brigade JH-7A 64x2x
Q-5Ds were delivered in 2004 and replaced earlier Q-5 versions.
In 2009 JH-7A replaced the Q-5D with 31st Regiment.
Around July 2017 the 31st Regiment (serials 20x2x) turned into 31st Brigade using a new serial batch.
Suixi (--) 遂溪

RWY 11/29     POS 21°23'47"N 110°11'57"E     ELEV 91 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
STC (Southern Theatre Command)
6th Air Brigade J-16
Su-30MKK
Su-35S
61x7x
25 December 2016 the first Su-35s were delivered to China. J-11s were transferred to 4th Regiment.
By August 2017 the 6th Regiment (serials 11x3x) had turned into 6th Brigade subordinate to Nanning Base using a new serial batch (serials 61x7x).
In 2022 J-16s started to arrive.
Suzhou (ZSSZ) 苏州

RWY 18/36     POS 31°15'47"N 120°24'03"E     ELEV 30 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC (Eastern Theatre Command)
93rd Air Brigade
空93旅
J-8FR
JJ-7A
70x4x
In 2005 the 3rd Independent Regiment(serials 3xx2) was subordinated to 26th Div as 78th Regiment (serials 3xx7x).
J-8FR started to replace JZ-6 at or before 2011.
In April 2012 the 26th Div/78th Reg changed into a Brigade subordinate to Shanghai Base.
Tangguantun (--)

RWY 16/34     POS 38°46'56"N 117°04'08"E     ELEV 20 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC - Shijiazhuang Flying Academy
石家庄飞行学院

4th Training Brigade
第四训练旅
JL-8
JJ-7A
JL-9
2x4x
April 2012 the 4th FA/4th Reg (serials 7xx4x) was subordinated to Shijiazhuang FA as 4th Air Brigade.
February 2021 the first JL-9s were noted within the Brigade. whether the JL-8 and JJ-7s are still operational is unclear.

The airfield is also known as Jinghai.
Tangshan (ZBTS) 唐山

RWY 09/27     POS 39°43'04"N 118°00'10"E     ELEV 36 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC - 7th Fighter Division
第7歼击机师

20th Air Regiment J-7II (wfu)
JJ-7A (wfu)
1xx8x
(051-100)
26 October 1988 the 17th Division (serials 3xx8x) reorganized into 3rd Regiment of Beijing MR Training Base (serials 6xx2x).
In 2012 the Regiment got subordinated to 7th Division as 20th Reg. By 2019 the J-7II were replaced by J-7E, although it needs confirmation that these aircraft belong to the same unit.
By 2022 the J-7s had stopped flying. It is expected that J-10As will arrrive after a major upgrade of the military part of the airfield.
Tianshui (--) 天水

RWY 10/28     POS 34°33'36"N 105°51'37"E     ELEV 3590 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Maintenance Base
Factory 5722
5722保养工厂
Y-5
J-7
At least until 2007 this airbase was also used by 6th Div J-6 fighters until it was surrendered to civilian traffic.
Wafangdian (--)

RWY 06/24     POS 39°40'12"N 121°45'58"E     ELEV 46 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC (Northern Theatre Command)
90th Air Brigade
空90旅
70x1x
30 September 1992 22nd Div merged with 11th Division with 66th Reg becoming 33rd Reg (serials 2xx2x).
In 2012 the 33rd Regiment got subordinated to Dalian Base as 90th Brigade.
It seems that in 2017 Q-5 had been replaced by J-7E/G, although this needs confirmation. For some years the airbase had no active unit until 2021 when a Transport Brigade with Y-5, Y-8 and Mi-17 used the base.
Weifang (ZSWF) 潍坊 (Weixian)

RWY 17/35     POS 36°38'49"N 119°07'08"E     ELEV 128 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC (Northern Theatre Command)
15th Air Brigade J-16 62x6x
In 2017 the Q-5s from 13th Regiment (serials 1xx6x) operating from Weifang were withdrawn from use.

In 2007 the Q-5s within the 15th Regiment were replaced by JH-7A aircraft.
Around May 2017 the 15th Regiment (serials 11x6x) turned into 15th Brigade using a new serial batch.
October 2022 J-16s arrived, replacing the JH-7A.
Weihai (ZSWH) 威海机场

RWY 02/20     POS 37°11'13"N 122°13'44"E     ELEV 125 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC (Northern Theatre Command)
34th Air Brigade J-10C
J-10S
64x5x
In 1988 Jinan MRTB/1st Reg was formed from 31st Div/91st Reg that had operated from Yancheng earlier.
Jinan MRTB was merged with Nanjing MRTB, with 34th Regiment (serials 20x3x) being formed at Weihai/Wendeng from Jinan MRTB/1st Reg from Xuzhou, that earlier had operated from Xintai.
The J-7IIs were replaced by J-7G around 2012/2013.
With the arrival of the J-10 at Qihe the Regiment was renumbered 36th Regiment and the J-7Gs were reserialled (accordingly).
In 2017 the 36th Regiment (serials 21x3x) turned into a Brigade with a new serial batch, although these were never shown in public.
By 2019 indications were the Brigade was flying as 34th Brigade again, now with J-7G, JL-9 and J-10A aircraft and later J-10C.
Wenshan (--)

RWY 14/32     POS 23°42'58"N 103°49'31"E     ELEV 4820 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
STC - UAV Battalion
UAV Regiment TBD
This airbase was activated again in 2022 believed to be for UAV operations.
Wudangshan (--)

RWY 17/35     POS 32°23'22"N 111°41'39"E     ELEV 309 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
STC (Southern Theatre Command)
53rd Air Regiment J-7E
JJ-7A
2xx9x
(101-150)
Wudangshan is also known as Laohekou.
The Guangzhou Military Region Training Base/1st, 2nd and 3rd Reg were formed on 11 June 1988 from 27th Div/79th, 80th and 81st Reg flying J-6 aircraft.
July 1998 the Training Base was downgraded to one Regiment (3rd) that transferred to Wudangshan (serials 61x6x).
In 2003 the Regiment (then flying with J-7IIs) got subordinated to 18th Div. as 53rd Reg using 31x9x serials initially and later 21x9x.
The first 53rd Regiment was formed in January 1954, but ceased to exist in August 1986 when it was transferred into 42nd Div/125th Regiment.
Due to the serial allocation this Regiment has been identified as 54th Regiment for a long time.
March 2017 the Regiment got subordinated to Central TC (from Southern TC).
Early 2020 the J-7IIs were replaced by J-7Es.

At Wudangshan 18th Division/53rd Regiment, the former Guangzhou MR Training Base is located using a 54th Regiment serial block.

Internet

Wugong (--) 武功

RWY 09/27     POS 34°16'33"N 108°15'57"E     ELEV 1426 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC - 36th Bomber Division
第36轰炸机师

108th Air Regiment H-6M
H-6K
4xx7x (051-150)
Central - Maintenance Base
Factory 5702
5702保养工厂
JH-7
H-6
The H-6As used were upgraded to the H-6F standard, some of which were further upgraded to the H-6M model. Also H-6Es used were upgraded to the H-6M standard.
January 2017 saw the arrival of the first H-6K aircraft with H-6Ms going to new 30th Regiment.
Wugong also houses a JH-7/H-6 maintenance facility.

The actual mix of aircraft between 107th and 108th Regiment (Brigade?) needs confirmation.
Wuhan/Paozhuwan (--)

RWY 03/21     POS 30°40'27"N 114°37'53"E     ELEV 144 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC - 13th Transport Division
第13运输机师

38th Air Regiment Il-76TD
Il-78
YY-20
2xx4x
(050-099)
Until 2007 the unit operated from Wuhan-Hankou that was surrendered for rural development.
Starting 2013 second hand Il-76's replaced the An-26 and Y-7Hs and also Il-78's were added.
Confirmation is needed whether the YY-20s operate from Wuhan, or remain with 37th Regiment at Kaifeng.

The airbase also houses a Y-7 maintenance/reclamation unit.

Until 2013 the 38th Regiment operated Y-7H and An-26 until they were replaced by newly acquired Il-76.

Internet

Over 13 Il-76s were received starting 2013 as an interim solution until the Y-20 is available in big numbers

Ton van Schaik

Wuhan/Shanpo (--) 武汉市-山坡

RWY 07/25     POS 30°05'13"N 114°18'51"E     ELEV 153 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
STC (Southern Theatre Command)
52nd Air Brigade J-7G
JJ-7A
66x3x
Around 2017 the 52nd Regiment (serials 20x9x) turned into the 52nd Brigade using a new serial batch.
January 2019 the first J-7Gs were noted that had replaced the J-7II.
Wuhu (ZSWU) 芜湖

RWY 08/26     POS 31°23'27"N 118°24'34"E     ELEV 41 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC (Eastern Theatre Command)
9th Air Brigade JL-10III
J-20A
62x0x
Central - Maintenance Base
Factory 5720
5720保养工厂
J-11
Su-30s with serial 11x4x replaced Su-27SK/UBK (serials 13x4x) in the 9th Regiment.
Around June 2017 the 9th Regiment turned into 9th Brigade subordinated to Shanghai Base using a new serial batch (62x0x).
By May 2018 J-20s started to arrive with the Brigade replacing the Su-30MKK. Also, a few JL-10 aircraft came along.
During the renovations of Wuhu during 2020 the 9th Brigade was operating from Quzhou.
Wuwei (ZLWW) 武威縣

RWY 16R/34L, 16L/34R     POS 37°59'24"N 102°33'59"E     ELEV 5083 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC - Xi'an Flying Academy
西安飞行学院

4th Training Brigade
第四训练旅
JL-8 3x4x
The 8th FA operating from this base merged with 5th FA.
In April 2012 the 5th FA/4th Reg (serials 7xx5x) was subordinated to Xi'an FA.
Wuxi/Shuofang (ZSWX)

RWY 03/21     POS 31°29'50"N 120°25'50"E     ELEV 25 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC - 26th Special Missions Aircraft Division
77th Regiment KJ-200
KJ-2000
Y-8T (GX4)
3xx7x
(051-100)
Until 2006 the 26th Division consisted of fighter Regiments with J-6, J-7 and J-8.

Early 2006 AWACS operations started from Wuxi with 26th Division.
With the expanding AWACS/Command & Control operations, in 2017 the Regiment was split in two regiments (76th/77th), with the 76th Regiment moving to Jiujiang/Lushan in 2019.

This KJ-200A 30672 of the 77th Regiment is an improved version of the KJ-200 flying with 76th Regiment.

PLAAF

Wuyishan (ZSWY) 武夷山

RWY 03/21     POS 27°42'03"N 118°00'01"E     ELEV 648 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC - Fuzhou Base
41st Air Brigade Su-27SK
Su-27UBK
J-11A
J-11BS
65x2x
ETC - Unmanned Attack Brigade
3rd Dadui J-6 drone
In 2008 the 29th Div/86th Reg (serials 4xx0x) based at Quzhou received J-11s from 1st Division. The J-7D went to 30th Div.
In April 2012 the Regiment got subordinated to 14th Div (with the origional 41st Regiment becoming 86th Brigade).
The Regiment then moved to Wuyishan.
In 2017 the 41st Regiment (serials 20x5x) turned into 41st Brigade using a new serial batch.
Mid 2023 reports indicated that J-20s were being build for delivery to this Brigade.
Xi'an/Lintong (ZLLT) 临潼

RWY 05/23     POS 34°22'34"N 109°07'09"E     ELEV 1273 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC - 36th Bomber Division
第36轰炸机师

107th Air Regiment H-6H 4xx7x
(001-099)
The actual mix of aircraft between 107th and 108th Regiment (Brigade?) needs confirmation.
Xi'an/Yanliang (ZLYN)

RWY 06L/24R, 06R/24L     POS 34°38'37"N 109°14'27"E     ELEV 1260 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central (Central (PLAAF HQ) Command)
Chinese Flight Test Evaluation - CFTE various
Central - Maintenance Base
172 Factory - Xian Aircraft Corp (XAC) H-6K
Y-20
MA600
KJ-600
CFTE assesses the flying qualities of all new military aircraft types.
Designs are made in close cooperation with 603 Institute.
Xiangyun (--)

RWY 01/19     POS 25°26'37"N 100°44'03"E     ELEV 6409ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
STC (Southern Theatre Command)
132nd Air Brigade J-7E
JJ-7A
74x3x
Chengdu MR Training Base (serials 6xx7x) used to operate J-6 aircraft from Luliang AB, before transfer to J-7II and JJ-7A.
April 2012 this regiment got subordinated to 44th Div. as 132nd Regiment with serials 51x5x.
In 2014 132nd Regiment relocated from Luliang to Xiangyun.
In 2017 the 132nd Regiment turned into the 132nd Brigade subordinate to Nanning Baseusing a new serial batch.
J-7E replaced the J-7IIs just after 2017.
December 2020 the airbase was also used by a J-10 Brigade.
Xiaogan (--)

RWY 04/22     POS 30°57'14"N 113°54'43"E     ELEV 92 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Corps of PLA airborne troops
3rd (Fixed Wing) Transport Dadui Y-5
Y-12
6x1x

- Y-7
In April 2012 the 6x8x serials were replaced by 6x5x serials.
In 2015 an Y-12 aircraft were introduced.
6x5x serials were replaced by 6x1x serials after 28 April 2017 when the 15th Airborne Army reorganised into Corps of PLA airborne troops.

In 2016 the Y-12D started to replace the Y-5 with the Corps of PLA airborne troops.

PLAAF

Xinzhou/Wutaishan (--)

RWY 08/26     POS 38°35'50"N 112°58'06"E     ELEV 2536 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC - 15th Fighter/Ground Attack Division
第15歼击机/强击机 师

45th Air Regiment
In August 1985 50th Div/149th Reg got subordinated to 8th Div until May 1986 when it came directly under 10 Air Army, still as 149th Reg.
Until 22 September 1998 the unit operated from Pingquan and then moved to Qizhou-Dingxian.
April 2005 149th Reg got subordinated to 15th Div as 45th Regiment.
By 2017 the remaining Q-5s were withdrawn from use.
Xishanbeixiang (--) 西山北乡 (Tong Lin Chuan)

RWY 05/23     POS 39°08'58"N 115°17'16"E     ELEV 318 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC - 24th Fighter Division
第24歼击机师

71st Air Regiment (?) J-7II (wfu)
JJ-7A (wfu)
The Beijing Military Training Base operated from this base until the unit got subordinated to 33rd Division and renamed into 99th Regiment and moved to Chongqing/Baishiyi.
However, a J-7II Regiment still operated from this base, with reports calling this 71st Regiment/Brigade.
By early 2023 these flying activities had come to an end.
Xushui/Dingxing (--)

RWY 04/22     POS 39°15'16"N 115°49'59"E     ELEV 79 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC - Shijiazhuang Flying Academy
石家庄飞行学院

3rd Training Brigade
第三训练旅
JL-8 2x3x
April 2012 the 6th FA/3rd Reg (serials 7xx6x) was subordinated to Shijiazhuang FA.
Xuzhou/Huangjizhen AB (--)

RWY 11/29     POS 34°24'16"N 116°58'06"E     ELEV 120 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC - 32nd Division
32师

94th Air Regiment J-10 4xx3x
(001-050) (tbc)
16 December 1988 32nd Div/94th Reg (serials 5xx3x) flying from Xuzhou-Daguozhuang AB was reorganized into 1st Regiment of the Nanjing MR Training Base, and later (with the MRTB merger) the Jinan MRTB. serials 6xx4x).
In 2012 the Training Base/1st Reg was subordinated (again) to the re-established 32nd Division as 94th Regiment.
By 2021 Xuzhou-Daguozhuang AB was vacated and operations shifted to the new Xuzhou-Huangjizhen AB north-west of the city, however, the J-7IIs were withdawn from use and Huangjizhem underwent a major expansion ready to accept J-10 like aircraft by 2023.
Yancheng (ZSYN)

RWY 04/22     POS 33°25'34"N 120°12'12"E     ELEV 9 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Flight Test & Training Base (FTTB)
飞行试验训练中心

173rd Air Brigade 空173旅 JL-8
JL-9
78x4x
Central - Aviation University Flight Instructor Training Base
航空大学飞行教官训练基地

3rd Training Regiment
第三训练团
CJ-6A
JL-8
JJ-7A
4x7x
In September 2020 two JL-8 of the 173rd Brigade were noted on this airbase, although it needs confirmation whether the brigade based here. A few months earlier also a JL-9 was noted with the brigade.
April 2012 the 13th FA/3rd Reg (serials 7xx8x) got subordinated to the Flight Instructor Training Base.
Yangcun (--) 杨村

RWY 16/34     POS 39°22'25"N 117°05'36"E     ELEV 15 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC (Central Theatre Command)
72nd Air Brigade J-10C
J-10S
JL-10III
68x3x
CTC - 24th Fighter Division
第24歼击机师

1st August Aerial Demo Team
(Ba Yi / 八一)
J-10C
J-10S
xx
In 2009 72nd Regiment started receiving the J10A aircraft that replaced J8Es, followed by J-10C in 2018, with the J-10As going to 70th Brigade.
In 2017 the 72nd Regiment (serials 30x5x) turned into the 72nd Brigade using a new serial batch.
In 2020 JL-10A's were added to the 72nd Brigade.

J-7GB replaced J-7EB with Ba Yi on 25 April 2005 with JJ-7A acting as trainers.
In 2009 1st August started receiving the J-10AY/J-10SY aircraft and the J-7GBs went to 7th Div.In 2017 all aircraft were replaced by standard J-10A/J-10S, and these were replaced early 2023 by newbuild J-10C/J-10S.

At Yangcun the 24th Brigade is flying J-10C aircraft.

PLAAF

With Ba Yi flying the J-10 the air force is proud to perform abroad.

Ton van Schaik

Yangtang Li (--)

RWY 15/33     POS 24°08'59"N 115°45'26"E     ELEV 387 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
STC - Unmanned Attack Brigade
2nd Dadui J-6 drone
The airfield near Xingning can accommodate a full size fighter Regiment in hardened shelters or a full size H-6 Regiment used the airbase, like the 8th Div/24th Reg H-6K Regiment that used this base in 2013.
Yanji (ZYYJ) 延吉-朝阳川 Chaoyangchuan

RWY 08/26     POS 42°52'58"N 129°27'03"E     ELEV 606 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
NTC (Northern Theatre Command)
61st Air Brigade J-10B
J-10S
67x2x
In 2014 J-7E/JJ-7 were replaced by J-10Bs.
June 2017 the 61st Regiment (serials 3xx2x) was reorganised into a Brigade using a new serial batch.
By 2022 also some Y-5 aircraft were noted at Yanji air base.

After one batch J-10B production continued with the even more advanced J-10C.

PLAAF

Yanqing/Yongning (--) 延庆

RWY 05/23     POS 40°30'10"N 116°06'28"E     ELEV 1636 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC (Central Theatre Command)
21st Air Brigade J-7L
JJ-7A
63x2x
In 2017 the 21st Regiment (serials 11x8x) turned into the 21st Brigade using a new serial batch. At about the same time J-7IIs were replaced by J-7Ls coming from 7th Regiment and 42nd Regiment.
Yinchuan/West (--) 银川

RWY 01/19     POS 38°28'52"N 106°00'33"E     ELEV 3780 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC (Western Theatre Command)
16th Air Brigade J-11B
J-11BG
62x7x
With the disbandment of 16th Regiment (until then flying with J-7) in 2003 former 47th Div/140th Regiment flying J-11 aircraft took over the Regiment number. Until 2002 the 140th Regiment had flown with the J-8A.
Around July 2017 the 16th Regiment (serials 10x7x) turned into 16th Brigade subordinate to Urumqi Base using a new serial batch.
March 2021 the J-11As were transferred to 18th Brigade and were replaced by J-11Bs coming from 111th Brigade which were then upgraded to J-11BG.

Sometimes the 16th Brigade participates in the Shaheen exercise with Pakistan, like this J-11BS in 2020.

PLAAF

Yingshan/North (--) Guangshui

RWY 01/19     POS 31°39'45"N 113°49'04"E     ELEV 345ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Corps of PLA airborne troops
1st (Fixed Wing) Transport Dadui Y-5
Y-8
6x1x
Downtown Guangshui the former 44th Division of 15th Aviation Army was located.
In 2012 6x8x serials were replaced by 6x5x serials.
By 2014 the Y-7 was phased out.
6x5x serials were replaced by 6x1x serials after 28 April 2017 when the 15th Airborne Army reorganised into Corps of PLA airborne troops.
In 2017 Y-5s were added to this Dadui.

Y-8Cs are used by the Corps of PLA airborne troops for massive paradroppings.

PLAAF

Yongji (--)

RWY 07/25     POS 34°52'20"N 110°21'39"E     ELEV 1219 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC - Shijiazhuang Flying Academy
石家庄飞行学院

2nd Training Brigade
第二训练旅
J-10A
J-10S
2x2x
In April 2012 the 6th FA/2nd Reg flying with JL-8 (serials 7xx6x) was subordinated to Shijiazhuang FA.
In 2018 JJ-7/J-7A were noted with the 2nd Brigade.
In April 2021 J-10s were noted (at Zhengzhou?) using serials of the 2nd Brigade.
Zhangjiakou (--) 张家口

RWY 11/29     POS 40°44'22"N 114°55'54"E     ELEV 2317 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC (Central Theatre Command)
19th Air Brigade J-11B
J-11BS
63x0x
Mid 2015 a Regiment J-7 aircraft started using this base.
By 2016 J-11B had replaced earlier J-11 versions.
Mid 2017 the 19th Regiment (serials 10x8x) turned into 19th Brigade using a new serial batch.
Zhangshu (--) 樟树

RWY 06/24     POS 28°01'25"N 115°33'00"E     ELEV 92 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC - 14th Fighter Division
第14歼击机师

42nd Air Regiment J-7L (wfu) 2xx5x
{101-150)
Until 2017 the 42nd Air Brigade operated from this base using J-7L fighters.
In 2017 the J-7L went to 21st Brigade and the airbase was rebuild to house H-6 like bombers.
Zhangye/South-East (--)

RWY 11L/29R, 11R/29L     POS 38°48'08"N 100°40'30"E     ELEV 5222 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC - Xi'an Flying Academy
西安飞行学院

3rd Training Brigade
第三训练旅
JL-8
J-10S
3x3x
WTC - UAV Battalion
UAV Regiment BZK-05
By 2009 JL-8 had replaced the JJ-5 with 5th FA/3rd Reg. In April 2012 the regiment (serials 7xx5x) was subordinated to Xi'an FA.
In 2024 the first J-10S twin-seaters were noted flying for the Brigade.
Zhangzhou (--)

RWY 09/27     POS 24°33'42"N 117°39'17"E     ELEV 38 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
ETC - No Division
No Regiment No aircraft
The airfield is used for full fighter regiment deployments.
Zhengzhou (--) 郑州

RWY 11/29     POS 34°51'47"N 113°43'48"E     ELEV 289 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC (Central Theatre Command)
56th Air Brigade J-20A 66x7x
Early 21st century the Regiment flying J-7IIs moved 10km north to this newly constructed airbase.
End 2015 the J-10Bs was introduced started to replace the J-7IIs.
Mid 2017 the 56th Regiment (serials 30x0x) turned into 56th Brigade using a new serial batch.
By March 2022 J-20As had arrived to replace the J-10B.
Zhouzhou (--) 涿州

RWY 03L/21R, 03R/21L     POS 39°27'26"N 116°00'00"E     ELEV 119 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC (Central Theatre Command)
Unknown Brigade Y-5
Z-8
Z-9
Until 2011 this airfield was used by CJ-6 from 6th Flying Academy (61x6x).
Zibo (--) 淄博

RWY 18L/36R, 18R/36L (grass)     POS 36°48'37"N 117°53'31"E     ELEV 122 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Aviation University Flight Instructor Training Base
航空大学飞行教官训练基地

2nd Training Regiment
第二训练团
CJ-6A
JL-8
4x6x
April 2012 the 13th FA/1st Reg (serials 7xx8x) got subordinated to the Aviation University. In 2023 JL-8 aircraft were first noted flying for this unit.
Zigong/Fengming General ( )

RWY 03/21, HEL     POS 29°22'37"N 104°37'32"E     ELEV 1124 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
Central - Maintenance Base
Chengdu Aircraft Industrial (Group) Co., Ltd. UAS
On 29 April 2024 AVIC Chengdu Aircraft Industrial (Group) Co., Ltd. and the Zigong municipal government jointly started an industrial base focused on producing unmanned aerial vehicles at Zigong/Fengming General airport
Zunhua (--) 遵化 (Dongxinzhuang)

RWY 07/25     POS 40°06'06"N 117°53'05"E     ELEV 110 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
CTC (Central Theatre Command)
70th Air Brigade J-10A
J-10S
68x1x
End 2011 J-8Es were replaced by J-7E/Gs taken from 110th Regiment
In 2017 the 70th Regiment (serials 30x5x) turned into the 70th Brigade using a new serial batch. Early 2018 J-7s were replaced by J-10A coming from 72nd Brigade.
Zunyi/Xinzhou (ZUZY)

RWY 18/36     POS 27°48'40"N 107°14'46"E     ELEV 2732 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC - 20th Air Division
59th EW Regiment det Y-8CB (GX1)
Y-8G (GX3)
3xx1x
(051-099)

60th Air Regiment J-8FR
JJ-7A
3xx1x
(101-150)
In 2012 the new 60th Reconnaissance Regiment was formed.
Ürümqi/South (--)

RWY 09/27     POS 43°28'00"N 087°31'53"E     ELEV 5065 ft

    Aircraft Type(s) Serial range
WTC (Western Theatre Command)
110th Air Brigade
空110旅
JH-7A 72x1x
In 2004 J-7II of 37th Div/110th Reg (serials 5xx8x) were replaced by J-7G (serials 4xx8x). In 2011 the regiment converted to JH-7A.
In 2012 the Regiment turned into a Brigade subordinate to Urumqi Base.

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