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Caernarfon, Wales
United Kingdom




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14.1 78 Llyn Padarn, Wales
16.9 45EGB02 Gwynedd General Hospital, Wales
17.6352EGOQ Mona, Wales
18.7113 Yr Aran, Wales
21.0321EGOV RAF Valley, Wales
28.1316 Trearddur Bay, Wales



1941 to present

53 6 7 secs N - 4 20 15 secs W
Dinas Dinlle
ICAO: EGCKIATA:
Elevation: 14 feet


History of this Location


Wales Air Ambulance launched its North Wales service from Dinas Dinlle in Jul 2003, with Helimed 61.

As a result of the UKSRR SAR service main contract award from Apr 2015, Bristow has been building new SAR facilities for the transition here from 22 Squadron C Flt Sea Kings (from the RAF Valley site), on 1 Jul 2015.

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List of units at Caernarfon

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
2015/    Caernarfon sectorS-92 2015/   
2003/    WAACH145 / EC145T2 2017/   
EC135 2009/   
Bo105 2001/11




Caernarfon News


Caernarfon Coastguard S-92 500th SAR Mission, 18-Oct-16 : The UK Coastguard S-92 based at Caernarfon since July 1st, 2015 completed its 500th search and rescue mission

UK Coastguard Caernarfon Reaches 100 Rescues, 03-Sep-15 : UK Coastguard Caernarfon base, the third Bristow civilian search and rescue base to go live, has completed 100 taskings in just two months with their two Sikorsky S-92 helicopters.






List of aircraft and events at Caernarfon

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By Date | By Serial

DatesOrg/TypeUnit
1988 ExhibitDragonfly HR.3WN499
1990 ExhibitSycamore 3WV781
2007-aug-14 Bo105CBS-2G-CDBS
2010-may-11 AW139ZR327 / B
2010-jul-14 412EPZJ239 / R
2010-jul-14 Bo105CBS-2G-CDBS
2011-aug-30 SA330E PumaXW226
2015-may-07 HM CoastguardS-92AG-MCGJ
2015-jun-20 HM CoastguardS-92AG-MCGK
2015-jul-16 HM CoastguardS-92AG-MCGJ
2015-jul-21 HM CoastguardS-92AG-MCGH
2015-sep-21 EC135T2+G-WASS
2016-jul-05 UK Air AmbulancesEC135T2+G-WASS
2016-aug-26 NZ North Shore HelicoptersEC130B4ZK-IGM
2017-may-09 Sea King HAS.2XZ578
2017-dec-28 UK Air AmbulancesH145 / EC145T2G-WROL
2018-aug-14 HM CoastguardS-92AG-MCGG
2019-may-08 HM CoastguardS-92AG-MCGJ



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