india INS Garuda

Kochi, Kerala
india





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3.9290 INS Dronacharya, Kerala
366.7 24VOYK Yelahanka AFS, Karnataka
367.0 24VOBG Bangalore, Karnataka
368.1 24 HAL Museum, Karnataka
371.0 21 IAF Technical College, Karnataka



1941 to present

9 56 46.08 secs N - 76 16 19.28 secs E
Willingdon Island, 6nm SE of Kochi
ICAO: VOCCIATA:
Elevation: 8 feet


Opened in 1941 to support RAF movements in the area with a Coastal Defence Flight. It was later used by the Royal Navy but was released in 1946 and after WWII became known as INS Venduruthy II.
It was recommissioned by the Indian Navy as INS Garuda on 11 May 1953. The base has grown considerably since then and is now home to a variety of Indian Navy operational units, training schools and a maintenance facility. INS Garuda, despite its south westerly location is part of Eastern Naval Command. It is also the base for a Coast Guard air squadron.

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
2013/nowINAS 322Dhruv 2013/now
? to ?INAS 333 ka-25 1980/now
? to ?INAS 330sea king 1971/now
? to ?INAS 336sea king 1974/now





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