afghanistan Kandahar International Airport

Kandahar, Kandahar
Afghanistan





Location


Satellite and aerial maps of Kandahar with nearby locations


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KmBearing
19.2166 Chaghray Ghar, Kandahar
39.4282 Camp Wilson, Kandahar
121.7 1OATN Tarin Kowt, Urozgan
122.1 54OAQA Qalat, Zabul
133.8 41 Southeastern Afghanistan, Zabul
134.4312 Musa Qalah, Helmand



31° 30' 20'' N - 65° 50' 20'' E
9nm SE of Kandahar
ICAO: OAKNIATA: KDH
Elevation: 3338 feet




History of this Location


Kandahar International Airport (IATA: KDH) is co-located with the military Kandahar Airfield (KAF) and occupies Juliet Ramp, to the south east.

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List of units at Kandahar

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
2014UK 845 NASSea King HC.4 1984/15
2008/11CA JTF-Afg AWCH-178 2010/11
CH-146 Griffon 2008/11
CH-47D Chinook 2008/11
2008/12UK 845 NASSea King HC.4 1984/15
2007/11UK 846 NASSea King HC.4 1979/13
2006/14UK 1310 Flt414 - H-47D Chinook 1995/   
2006/10UK 1710 Squadron



Kandahar News


First Afghan Black Hawk Pilots Graduate, 20-Nov-17 : Six Afghan Air Force members are the first AAF UH-60 Black Hawk pilots. Training takes 16 weeks and they expect to have 32 crews by 2019

First UH-60A+ Black Hawk Delivered to Afghan Air Force, 19-Sep-17 : Afghan Air Force received first 4 of 159 expected UH-60A+ Black Hawk helicopters

AAR Extended Support Contract in Afghanistan, 13-Jul-16 : US Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) awarded AAR new rotary wing airlift services contract to support US Central Command (CENTCOM) from Kandahar airfield, Afghanistan. AAR operating there since 2009

USAF Train Mission Continues in Afghanistan, 26-May-15 : USAF Train, Advise, Assist Command – Air (TAAC-Air) continues their mission of building a professional, capable and sustainable Afghan Air Force.

82nd CAB Conduct DART Training in Afghanistan, 14-Dec-14 : CH-47 Chinook helicopter assigned to 2nd Aviation Assault Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade simulates extraction of broken aircraft during a downed aircraft recovery team training exercise

04-Jan-13 - 25th CAB Boost Patient Outcomes with Blood Products


Operations


DatesOperation
20-dec-01ISAF
07-oct-0131-dec-14Operation Herrick




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