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Gimhae (RKPK) K-1

RWY 18R/36L, 18L/36R     POS 35°10'46"N 128°56'18"E     ELEV 13 ft

Flotilla Squadron Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
Naval Air Wing Flotilla

101 sq
1976 - 1 Feb 1986 S-2A (May76->)
S-2D
S-2E
US-2C
renumbered 611 sq and relocated to Pohang

S-2E 9264 seen pre-delivery at Alameda in September 1976.

Peter Bergagnini

Jeju (RKPC) K-40 (Cheju)

RWY 06/24, 13/31     POS 33°30'41"N 126°29'35"E     ELEV 118 ft

Flotilla Squadron Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
Naval Air Wing Flotilla

105 sq
1 Feb 1982 - 1 Feb 1986 S-2E
MDH-500MD
renumbered
61 Patrol Air Group

615 sq
1 Feb 1986 - present S-2E (->Mar01)
MDH-500MD (->91)
SA-319B (30Dec91-?)
P-3CK (10->)
Jinhae (RKPE) G-813

RWY 18/36, HEL     POS 35°08'28"N 128°41'45"E     ELEV 8 ft

Group Squadron Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
62 Maritime Helicopter Group

629 Flight Squadron
2000 - present Lynx Mk99A


622 Flight Squadron
? - present AW159 Wildcat
Mokpo (RKJM)

RWY 06/24     POS 34°45'32"N 126°22'48"E     ELEV 23 ft

Group Squadron Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
62 Maritime Helicopter Group

621 Flight Squadron
Jan 1992 - present SA-319B (->Dec19)
609 Education & Training Unit

1st Flight Training Squadron
? - present SA-319B (->Dec19)
UH-1H
Lynx

After a lengthy career the SA-319B Alouette III was withdrawn from use in December 2019.

3 December 2019, Yonhap

Nonsan (RKUL) G-536

RWY 11L/29R, 11R/29L, HEL     POS 36°16'09"N 127°06'45"E     ELEV 104 ft

Group Squadron Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
63 (Amphibious Assault) Landing Manoeuvre Helicopter Group

633 Flight Squadron
? - present UH-60P
Pohang (RKTH)

RWY 10/28     POS 35°59'16"N 129°25'14"E     ELEV 70 ft

Group Squadron Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
-

Fleet-Air squadron
1973 - 24 Jan 1977 O-1C (5Jan73->)
Bell 206B (29Mar74->)
joined Naval Air Wing Flotilla
Naval Air Wing Flotilla

Fleet-Air squadron
24 Jan 1977 - ? O-1C
Bell 206B
U-6A
?


201 sq
1977 - 29 Sep 1989 SA-319B renumbered 621 sq


203 sq
1978 - 1 Feb 1986 UH-1H
renumbered 623 sq


103 sq
7 May 1984 - 1 Feb 1986 S-2A
S-2E
renumbered 613 sq
61 Patrol Air Group

611 sq
1 Feb 1986 - present S-2A
S-2D
S-2E
US-2C
P-3C
CeF406(23Nov98->)


613 sqn
1 Feb 1986 - present S-2A
S-2E
P-3C Update III+ (22Mar95->)
P-3CK (10->)
62 Maritime Helicopter Group

623 Flight Squadron
1 Feb 1986 - present UH-1H
UH-60P


621 Flight Squadron
29 Sep 1989 - Jan 1992 SA-319B
reloctad to Mokpo
63 (Amphibious Assault) Landing Manoeuvre Helicopter Group

631 Flight Squadron
? - present UH-1H
UH-60P
Pyongtaek/Desiderio AAF (RKSG)

RWY 14/32     POS 36°57'30"N 127°02'00"E     ELEV 51 ft

Group Squadron Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
62 Maritime Helicopter Group

627 Flight Squadron
12 Aug 1990 - present Lynx Mk99
AW159 Wildcat

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