india INS Hansa

Goa
india





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1.0131 INAM Goa, Goa
2.7344 Goa Shipyard, Goa



15 22 51 secs N - 73 49 53.12 secs E
Vasco Da Gama peninsula, Goa
ICAO: VAGOIATA: GOI
Elevation: 184 feet


The airport was originally built by the Portuguese. After the recovery of the area by India in Operation Vijay (Dec 1961), the base at Dabolim, on the Vasco da Gama peninsula to the south of Goa was taken over as a Naval Base. It was named INS Hansa on 2 Sep 1964. It has become the headquarters of Indian Naval Aviation and is the home of Flag Officer Naval Aviation (FONA).

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
1996/nowINAS 339
1969/nowINAS 321chetak 1969/now
? to ?Intensive Flying and Trials UnitDhruv ? to ?




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2005-nov-12 Sea King Mk.42IN505 / W


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