Pride of the Indian Naval Aviation MiG 29K IN673 of the INAS 303 ‘Black Panthers’ seen landing at Dabolim.

Anonymus

Arkonam (VOAR) Rajali INS

RWY 06/24     POS 13°04'16"N 079°41'28"E     ELEV 265ft

Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Code Badge
INAS 312 P-8I Albatross ARK
INAS 561 Chetak
SA316B
Rotors

P-8I IN326/ARK visiting Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Int'l on 6 February 2016.

Janam Parikh

Chennai (VOMM)

RWY 07/25, 12/30     POS 12°59'42"N 080°10'32"E     ELEV 52 ft

Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Code Badge
INAS 313 Do228-201 Sea Eagle MBK

Cochin (VOCC) INS Garuda (Kochi)

RWY 13/31, 17/35     POS 09°56'51"N 076°16'23"E     ELEV 8 ft

Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Code Badge
INAS 322 Dhruv Mk.I
Guardians
INAS 336 Sea King Mk42B Flaming Arrows W
INAS 342 IAI Searcher Mk.II
IAI Heron
Flying Sentinels
INAS 550 Do228-201
Pipistrel Virus SW80
Flying Fish COC

Dhruv IN706 of INAS322, augments the Chetaks of INAS321 in the SAR role.

Simon Watson

Goa/Dabolim (VOGO) INS Hansa

RWY 08/26     POS 15°22'51"N 073°49'53"E     ELEV 184 ft

Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Code Badge
INAS 300 MiG-29K
MiG-29KUB
White Tigers
INAS 303 MiG-29K
MiG-29KUB
Black Panthers
INAS 310 Do228-201 Cobras DAB
INAS 315 Il-38SD Winged Stallion DAB
INAS 315A P-8I DAB
INAS 323 Dhruv Mk.III Harriers
INAS 339 KA-31 Falcons
NFTS / INAS 552 no a/c assigned

HAL Dhruv Mk.III IN715 at its homebase on 4 September 2021. The new type equips recently commissioned INAS 323 "Harriers", tasked with SAR, Special Operations and Coastal Surveillance.

Arjun Sarup

INS Parundu (VORM)

RWY 01/19     POS 09°19'30"N 078°58'18"E     ELEV 23 ft

Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Code Badge
INAS 344 IAI Searcher Mk.II
IAI Heron
Spirited Shadowers
A newly erected squadron equiped with Do228 will be based here.

Porbandar (VAPR)

RWY 09/27     POS 21°39'01"N 069°39'31"E     ELEV 23 ft

Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Code Badge
INAS 314 Do228-201 Raptors PBO
INAS 343 IAI Searcher Mk.II
IAI Heron
Frontier Formidables

Dornier 228-201 IN221/PBO of the INAS310.

Anonymus

Port Blair AFS (VOPB) Andaman Islands

RWY 04/22     POS 11°38'53"N 092°44'05"E     ELEV 16 ft

Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Code Badge
det. INAS 321 Chetak
SA316B
Angels
det. INAS 344 (tdy) IAI Searcher Mk.II
IAI Heron
Spirited Shadowers
INAS 318 Do228-201 Hawks PBR

Shikra INS (--)

RWY HEL     POS 18°54'49"N 072°49'47"E     ELEV 16ft

Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Code Badge
INAS 321 Chetak
SA316B
Angels
INAS 330 Sea King Mk.42B Harpoons W
Marine Commando Flight Sea King Mk.42C Zappers X

Chetak IN433 is starting up.

November 2001, Simon Watson

Sea King Mk42C IN557/X of the Marine Commando Flight on board the USS Anchorage during a combined Indian/US exercise.

26 December 2018, Sgt. Austin Maely/USMC

Vishakhapatnam (VOVZ) INS Dega

RWY 05/23, 10/28     POS 17°43'16"N 083°13'16"E     ELEV 10 ft

Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Code Badge
det. INAS 321 Chetak
SA316B
Angels
INAS 322 Dega Flight Dhruv Mk.III Guardians
INAS 311 Do228-201 Kites VVZ
INAS 333 KA-28 Eagles
INAS350 UH-3H Saras X
INAS 551 Hawk Mk132 Phantoms

Do228-201 IN236/VVZ on 22 January 2016.

Janam Parikh

Kamov 28 IN596 of INAS 333 ‘Eagles’ is used for anti-submarine warfare.

Simon Watson

With the introduction of the BAe Hawk Mk.132 in the Navy, INAS 551 moved from Dabolim to Visakhapatnam.

Indian Navy

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