Yelahanka Air Force Station

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Yelahanka Air Force Station
येलाहंका वायु सेना स्टेशन
ಯಲಹಂಕ ಏರ್ ಫೋರ್ಸ್ ಸ್ಟೇಷನ್
AFS Yelahanka Crest
Airport type Military
Operator Indian Air Force
Location Yelahanka, Bangalore
Elevation AMSL 888 m / 2,912 ft
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Yelahanka Air Force Station is located in Karnataka
Yelahanka Air Force Station
Yelahanka Air Force Station
Direction Length Surface
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09/27 3,004 9,858 Asphalt

The Yelahanka Air Force Station is an Indian Air Force base in Yelahanka, Bangalore. The main role of this airbase is to train pilots to fly transport planes.[1] This station also conducts type-conversion of navigators on the Antonov An-32.[2]

Exhibition formation fly-pasts during passing-out parades at premier training institutions such as the Air Force Academy and the Air Force Technical College are carried out routinely. In addition, the station undertakes logistics support tasks allotted by Air HQs and HQ TC. Every two years, Aero India, a biennial air show takes place at Yelahanka air force station. Currently Mi-8, An-32 and Dornier planes are positioned at AFS Yelahanka. Its 22 kms from Bengaluru city railway station.

See also


  1. Pike, John. "Indian Air Force Stations". Retrieved 2014-02-13.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Plane and simple: Air Force Station Yelahanka is the busiest". DNA, India. October 4, 2013. Retrieved 2014-02-13.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>