The defection of large quantities of aircraft from Iraq to Iran, yielded Su-22M-4K and Su-22UM-3K aircraft that were introduced in the service after the Su-25K and Su-25UBK were returned to Iraq during 2014.

Stephan de Bruijn

Ahwaz (OIAW)

RWY 12/30     POS 31°20'14"N 048°45'43"E     ELEV 64 ft

Air Base
Ahwaz
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Helicopter sq (det.) Mi-17/171
The sole Mi-17/171 detached here belongs to Helicopter sq at Shiraz.
Bandar Abbas/Intl (OIKB)
Air Base
9th Tactical Air Base
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Support sq (det.) Y-12-II (~1)
The sole Y-12-II detached here belongs to Support sq at Shiraz.
Bushehr/Yassini (OIBB)

RWY 13L/31R, 13R/31L     POS 28°56'37"N 050°50'09"E     ELEV 112 ft

Air Base
6th Tactical Air Base
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Support sq (det.) Y-12-II
The sole Y-12-II detached here belongs to Support sq at Shiraz.

Ten Harbin Y-12 Panda light transport aircraft were delivered by China.

Stephan de Bruijn

Esfahan/Badr AB (OIFP)

RWY 08/26     POS 32°37'16"N 051°41'48"E     ELEV 5240 ft

Air Base
Badr Air Base
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Training sq O-2A (~2)
EMB312A? (unkn.)

Fifteen EMB312A Tucano advanced trainers were delivered to the Republican Guard.

Stephan de Bruijn

Fath (OIIF)
Air Base
Fath
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Helicopter Transport sq Mi-17/171 (11)
Bell 214A (1)
AB205A (5)
Attack Helicopter sq AH-1J TOW Tiztak 2091 (~12)
AH-1J TOW (1)
AH-1J (2)
Training & Recce Helicopter sq AB206B (~5)
Shahed 274 (1)
Shahed 278 (3)
Schweizer 300 (5)
This small helipad is located in the vicinty of a huge military terrain c/q shooting-range.
Konarak UAV Station (--)

RWY 06/24     POS 25°19'55"N 060°21'23"E     ELEV 79 ft

Air Base
Konarak
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
RPV sq Mohajer 4 UAV
Mohajer 6 UAV
Mashhad/Shahid Hashemi Nejad (OIMM)

RWY 14L/32R, 14R/32L, 14/32H     POS 36°14'07"N 059°38'28"E     ELEV 3270 ft

Air Base
14th Tactical Air Base
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Transport sq (det.) An-74T-200
An-74TK-200
Il-76MD/TD
The aircraft detached here belong to the Transport sq at Qadr (Tehran Mehrabad).

The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Air Force (IRGCAF) operates a number of Mil Mi-171's. This one sports a VIP-Transport colour scheme.

Mahdi Jalali

Nasr (OIFK)
Air Base
Nasr
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Training sq MFI-17 Mushshak (8)
Shiraz/Shahid Dastghaib Intl (OISS)

RWY 11L/29R, 11R/29L     POS 29°32'22"N 052°35'22"E     ELEV 4920 ft

Air Base
7th Tactical Air Base
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Fighter sq Su-22UM-3K (8)
Su-22M4 (4)
Training sq EMB312A (~10)
Support sq Y-12-II (7)
Helicopter sq Mi-17/171 (2)
AB206A (~5)
The Su-25K (7) and Su-25UBK (3) of Fighter Squadron were all transferred back to the Iraqi Air Force in 2014. They were replaced by (ex-Iraqi...) Su-22M4 and Su-22UM-3K.
Shiraz can be considered as the main operating base of the IRGCAF.

The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Air Force (IRGCAF) operates some An-74T(K)-200 aircraft.

Sam Chui

Tehran-Mehrabad (OIII)

RWY 11L/29R, 11R/29L     POS 35°41'21"N 051°18'48"E     ELEV 3962 ft

Air Base
1st Tactical Air Base
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Transport sq An-74T-200 (7)
An-74TK-200 (4)
Il-76MD/TD (3)
VIP sq Falcon 20E (1)
Support sq Y-12-II (1)
Helicopter Transport sq Mi-17/171 (1)
The IRGCAF facilities are also known as Qadr Air Base.

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