The prime air defence (Tempur Sergap) fighter of the TNI-AU is the Su-27/Su-30 Flanker, here represented by the first Su-27SK. Between September 2003 and September 2013, sixteen Flankers were received by 11 Squadron where they replaced the A-4E Skyhawk.

TNI-AU

Ambalau (WION)
Wing Skadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Lanud Raden Sadjad
(RSA)


(KOOPSAU I)
Type B base
no permanently based aircraft
Ambon/Pattimura (WAPP)

RWY 04/22     POS 03°42'27"S 128°05'22"E     ELEV 33 ft

Wing Skadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Lanud Pattimura
(PTM)


(KOOPSAU III)
Type B base
no permanently based aircraft
Bali/I Gusti Ngurah Rai Intl (WADD)

RWY 09/27     POS 08°44'51"S 115°10'09"E     ELEV 14 ft

Wing Skadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Lanud Ngurah Rai
(RAI)


(KOOPSAU II)
Type B base
no permanently based aircraft
Balikpapan/Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Sepinggan (WALL)
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Lanud Dhomber
(DMB)


(KOOPSAU II)
Type B base
no permanently based aircraft
Banda Aceh/Maimun Saleh (WITB)
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Lanud Maimun Saleh
(MUS)


(KOOPSAU I)
Type B base
no permanently based aircraft
Banda Aceh/Sultan Iskandar Muda (WITT)
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Lanud Sultan Iskandar Muda
(SIM)


(KOOPSAU I)
Type B base
no permanently based aircraft
Bandung/Husein Sastranegara (WICC)

RWY 11/29     POS 06°54'07"S 107°34'30"E     ELEV 2445 ft

Wing Skadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Lanud Husein Sastranegara
(HSN)


(KOOPSAU I)
Type B base
no permanently based aircraft
Banjarmasin/Syamsudin Noor (WAOO)
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Lanud Sjamsudin Noor
(SAM)


(KOOPSAU II)
Type B base
no permanently based aircraft
Biak/Manuhua-Frans Kaisiepo Intl (WABU)

RWY 11/29     POS 01°11'24"S 136°06'28"E     ELEV 45 ft

Wing Skadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge


Skadron Udara 27 CN235-220M
CN235-220MPA


Skadron Udara .. to be equipped with a fighter type by 2024

The Badan Nasional Pencarian dan Pertolongan, or BASARNAS, operates NBo105s, an AW139 and AS365N3s for SAR duties divided over three TNI-AU and TNI-AL locations.

Marco Pennings

Many variants of the AS332 are used. They are locally built by IPTN Persero Bandung. This AS332L2 H-3222 is a VIP model.

Marco Pennings

Bogor/Atang Senjaya (WIAJ)

RWY 02/20 (grass)     POS 06°32'23"S 106°45'19"E     ELEV 558 ft

Wing Skadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Wing Udara 4

(KOOPSAU I)
Skadron Udara 6 NAS332C1
Angsa Terbang (Flying Goose)


Skadron Udara 8 SA330J
NSA330L
NSA330SM
EC725AP
H225M
Gajah Terbang (Flying Elephants)


Skadron Teknik 024 maintenance on based aircraft
BASARNAS

(President of Indonesia)
AS365N3+
AW139
NBo105CB
BASARNAS stands for Badan Nasional Pencarian dan Pertolongan or National Search and Rescue Service.
Deli Serdang/Kualanamu Intl (WIMM)
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Lanud Soewondo
(SWO)


(KOOPSAU I)
Type B base
no permanently based aircraft
Gayo Lues/Blang Keujeren (WIMG)
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Lanud Sutan Sjahrir
(SUT)


(KOOPSAU I)
Type B base
no permanently based aircraft
Jakarta/Halim Perdana Kusuma (WIHH)

RWY 06/24     POS 06°15'46"S 106°53'16"E     ELEV 85 ft

Wing Skadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Wing Udara 1

(KOOPSAU I)
Skadron Udara 2 CN235-100/220M
C295M
Kuda Terbang (Flying Horses)


Skadron Udara 17 B737-2Q8/4U3/BBJ2
Falcon 7X
Falcon 8X
F28-4000
Kereta Kencana (Royal Chariots)


Skadron Udara 31 L100-30
C-130H-30
C-130J-30


Skadron Udara 45 AS332L2
NAS332L1-VIP/VVIP
Merpati Bermahkota (Crowned Pigeons)


Skadron Teknik 021 maintenance on based aircraft
The new Falcon 7X will possibly be destined for Sku17.

The Indonesian Republic uses this B737 BBJ A-001 as "air force one".

Gert-Jan Mentink

TNI-AU obtained some former Australian Herks. A-1336 used to be A97-007.

Pascal Simon

Jayapura/Sentani (WAJJ)

RWY 12/30     POS 02°34'19"S 140°30'42"E     ELEV 289 ft

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Skadron Udara 9 H225M (to be formed, 20s)
This could be SkU9 that was slated to be formed at Bogor from 2019.
Jogyakarta/Adisucipto (WARJ)

RWY 09/27     POS 07°47'23"S 110°25'52"E     ELEV 421 ft

Wing Skadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Wing Pendidikan Terbang

(KODIKLATAU)
Skadron Pendidikan 101 G120TP-A


Skadron Pendidikan 102 T-34C-1 (wfu)
KT-1B


Tim Aerobatik KT-1B Jupiter
Akademi Angkatan Udara (AAU)

(KODIKLATAU)
Ce172
Ce182T
DG-1001
SGU-2-22C
SGS-2-33A


Skadron Teknik 043 maintenance on based aircraft
The Jupiter Aerobatic team is part of Skadron Pendidikan 102.

Basic training is done on the Grob G120TP.

Erwin van Dijkman

A total of seventeen KAI KT-1B basic trainers (Latih Dasar) were originally received between June 2003 and 2013. The final ten were assembled by Indonesian Aerospace in Bandung; followed by three attrition replacements in 2021.

Erwin van Dijkman

Kaburau (WALR)
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Lanud Anang Busra
(ANB)


(KOOPSAU II)
Type B base
no permanently based aircraft
Kalijati (WIHK)
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Wing Udara 8

(KOOPSAU I)
Skadron Udara 7 EC120B Kuda Sembrani (Versatile Horse)
Wing Pendidikan Terbang

(KODIKLATAU)
Tim Aerobatik 'Dynamic Pegasus' EC120B
SATUD TANI

PC-6B (wfu)
SATUD TANI stands for Satuan Udara Pertanian or Air Force Agricultural Unit.

Not the sexiest aircraft but the Ce182 is used to good effect by the Air Force Academy.

Erwin van Dijkman

Many gliders are in use, both with the aerosport federation FASI as with the Air Force Academy (AAU), SGU-2-22C G-106 is seen here.

Erwin van Dijkman

Kendari/Halu Oleo (WAWW)
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Lanud Haluoleo
(HLO)


(KOOPSAU II)
Type B base
no permanently based aircraft
Kupang/El-Tari (WATT)

RWY 07/25     POS 10°10'17"S 123°40'18"E     ELEV 335ft

Wing Skadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Lanud Eltari

(KOOPSAU III)
no permanently based aircraft
Madiun/Iswahyudi (WARI)
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Wing Udara 3

(KOOPSAU II)
Skadron Udara 3 F-16A/AM
F-16B/BM
F-16C-52ID
F-16D-52ID
Elang Biru (Dragon's Nest)


Skadron Udara 14 F-16C-52ID
F-16D-52ID
Elang-Elang (The Eagles)


Skadron Udara 15 T-50i Topan (Typhoons)


Skadron Teknik 042 maintenance on based aircraft
Skadron Udara 14 grounded its fleet of F-5E/Fs by 31 May 2016. As a stop gap measure before their successor arrives, SkU14 used the Su-27/30 and since October 2022 switched to the F-16C/D.
Malang/Abdul Rahman Saleh (WARA)
Wing Skadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Wing Udara 2

(KOOPSAU II)
Skadron Udara 4 NC212-100M
NC212-200M
NC212i
Cepat (Swifts)


Skadron Udara 21 EMB314 Serba Guna (Multipurpose)


Skadron Udara 32 C-130B
KC-130B
C-130H


Skadron Teknik 022 maintenance on based aircraft

After overhaul this SkU32 C-130H appeared in the stunning legacy colour scheme in lieu of its camouflaged brethren.

Dietmar Fenners

Sixteen EMB314 Super Tucano close air support aircraft were delivered from 2014 to 2016.

Marco Pennings

Mataram/Selaparang (WADA)
Wing Skadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Lanud Zainuddin Abdul Madjid
(ZAM)


(KOOPSAU II)
Type B base
no permanently based aircraft
Merauke/Mopah (WAKK)
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Lanud Johannes Abraham Dimara
(DMA)


(KOOPSAU III)
Lanud Johannes Abraham Dimara (DMA) Type B base
no permanently based aircraft

The T-50 is used for advanced training as well as light attack. Some are or were painted blue/yellow, the colours of Elang Baru team.

Reinier Scheurs

But of course, the standard grey/blueish colour scheme is applied to most of the fleet now.

Erwin van Dijkman

Palembang/Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (WIPP)
Wing Skadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Lanud Sri Mulyono Herlambang
(SMH)


(KOOPSAU I)
Type B base
no permanently based aircraft
Pekanbaru/Roesmin Nurjadin (WIBB)

RWY 18/36     POS 00°27'45"N 101°26'36"E     ELEV 138ft

Wing Skadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Wing Udara 6

(KOOPSAU I)
Skadron Udara 12 Hawk Mk109
Hawk Mk209
Rafale (o/o)
Panther Hitam (Black Panthers)


Skadron Udara 16 F-16C-52ID
F-16D-52ID
Kesatria Langit (Sky Knights)


Skadron Teknik 045 maintenance on based aircraft
SkU12 will be the first Rafale squadron in 2026, the Hawks will move to join SkU1 at Supadio.
SkU16 was activated on 3 December 2014.
Pekanburu will house the first Rafale unit from 2026.
Pontianak/Supadio (WIOO)

RWY 15/33     POS 00°08'53"S 109°24'10"E     ELEV 10 ft

Wing Skadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Wing Udara 7

(KOOPSAU I)
Skadron Udara 1 Hawk Mk109
Hawk Mk209
Rafale (o/o)
Elang Khatulistiwa (Equatorial Hawks)


Skadron Udara 51 Aeronautics Aerostar TUAV
CAIG Wing Loong MALE UAV (o/o)
SkU1 will be the second Rafale squadron. Before that, from 2026, it will receive the Hawks from SkU12.

The main tactical fighter (Tempur Taktis) force is formed by 1 Squadron and 12 Squadron which received forty Hawks from May 1996. They replaced the Bronco with 1 Squadron and the Skyhawk with 12 Squadron.

Julius AS

The Hawks have all been painted in this toned down grey colours. This is TL-0112, the more familiar two seat Hawk Mk109.

Erwin van Dijkman

Surabaya/Juanda (WARR)

RWY 10/28     POS 07°22'45"S 112°47'10"E     ELEV 9 ft

Wing Skadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Lanud Muljono
(MUL)


(KOOPSAU II)
Type B base
no permanently based aircraft
Tangerang/Pondok Cabe (WIHP)
Pelita (Jakarta)

RWY 18/36     POS 06°20'14"S 106°45'51"E     ELEV 200 ft

Wing Skadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Federasi Aero Sport Indonesia (FASI)

(Kepala Staf TNI-AU)
AS202/18A-3
L-4J
Aviat Husky A-1
PZL-104
An-2
Gliders
Most aircraft are based at Pondok Cabe, but some at Halim and Suryadarma. Only a few aircraft, mostly PZL-104s, are operational while the rest are stored all over Indonesia.

The PZL-104 Wilga, or locally known as Gelatic (Rice Bird), was introduced in December 1964. Some 22 were assembled from Polish kits in Bandung, a further seventeen were manufactured locally. Final delivery was in October 1979. Today, a few remain operational as glider tugs with the FASI.

Wim Das

Many gliders are used throughout the country. This G-2602 is a SGU-2-22C.

Scramble files

Tanjung Pandan/H.A.S. Hanandjoeddin (WIKT)
Wing Skadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Lanud Haji Abdullah Sanusi Hanandjoeddin
(ASH)


(KOOPSAU I)
Type C base
no permanently based aircraft
Tanjung Pinang/Raja Haji Fisabilillah (WIDN)

RWY 04/22     POS 00°55'08"N 104°31'37"E     ELEV 94 ft

Wing Skadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Lanud Raja Fisabilillah
(RHF)


(KOOPSAU I)
Type B base
no permanently based aircraft
Ujung Pandang/Hasanuddin (WAAA)

RWY 13/31     POS 05°03'44"S 119°33'14"E     ELEV 47 ft

Wing Skadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Wing Udara 5

(KOOPSAU II)
Skadron Udara 5 B737-2X9
CN235-220MPA
Putru Duyung (Black Mermaids)


Skadron Udara 11 Su-27SK
Su-27SKM
Su-30MK
Su-30MK2
Petir (The Thunders)


Skadron Udara 33 C-130H


Skadron Teknik 044 maintenance on based aircraft

Angkut Intai, or Patrol is the main task of three B737-2X9s received by 5 Squadron from June 1982.

Teemu Tuuri

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