afghanistan Kandahar International Airport

Kandahar, Kandahar
afghanistan




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
133.8 41 Southeastern Afghanistan, Zabol
134.4312 Musa Qalah, Helmand
152.4276 FOB Edinburgh, Helmand



31 30 20 secs N - 65 50 20 secs E
10mile SE of Kandahar
ICAO: OAKNIATA: KDH
Elevation: 3330 feet



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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



News about this location


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



List of aircraft and events at Kandahar

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By Date | By Serial

DatesOrg/TypeUnit
2004 US US Marine CorpsCH-46D153318
2004 US US Marine CorpsCH-46D154020
2004-jun-04 CH-46D154005 / ES-02
2004-jun-04 CH-46F155304 / ES-06
2005-sep-11 CH-47D ChinookD-666
2005-sep-29 CH-47D ChinookD-661
2006 NL Koninklijke LuchtmachtCH-47D ChinookD-664
2006-jun US US Air ForceHH-60G Pave Hawk92-26461
2007-nov US US Air ForceHH-60G Pave Hawk91-26401
2009 CA Canadian Armed ForcesCH-146 Griffon146401
2009 CA Canadian Armed ForcesCH-146 Griffon146414
2009 CA Canadian Armed ForcesCH-146 Griffon146434
2009 CA Canadian Armed ForcesCH-146 Griffon146438
2009 CA Canadian Armed ForcesCH-146 Griffon146465
2009-feb JTF-Afghanistan Air WingCA Canadian Armed ForcesCH-146 Griffon146478
2009-mar-28 UK Fleet Air ArmSea King HC.4ZF118
2009-aug UK Royal Air ForceCH-47D ChinookZA673
2009-aug UK Royal Air ForceCH-47D ChinookZA673
2010-feb US Evergreen HelicoptersAB139N139EV
2010-sep-30 HH-60G Pave Hawk92-26462
2010-oct-01 US US Air ForceHH-60G Pave Hawk92-26462
2011-may-01 CH-47D ChinookA15-104
2011-oct CA Canadian Armed ForcesCH-47D Chinook147207
2012-jun-22 Mi-24V Hind731
2014-oct US US Army AviationUH-60A Black Hawk89-26138
2017-sep-18 Afghan Air ForceUH-60A Black Hawk79-23308,?
2017-sep-18 Afghan Air ForceUH-60A Black Hawk82-23687,?



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