Base Aérea Cnel. DEM José M. Argaña

Airfield Profile

Ownership

Operator: Paraguayan Air Force.

Location

Address: Not known.

Nearest Town/City: to be added.

  Latitude Longitude
Deg. Min. Sec. S 25° 14′ 23.00″ W 057° 31′ 09.00″
Decimal N 25.239722° E 57.519167°

Elevation: ? m/? ft

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History

Name Changes

Base Aérea Silvio Pettirossi IAP ?? – Present

Narrative Summary

The base became operational on 16.8.1965.

Key Dates

??    Formal opening of the base

Runways

Direction Length Width Surface
Metres (m) Feet (ft) Metres (m) Feet (ft)
0?/?? 1200 3937 40 131 Paved

Residents

The following organisations are, or were, permanently based at this location:

Based Military Units

Paragauyan Air Force
Paraguayan Navy Aviation

Based Civilian Operators

To be added.

Photo Gallery

To be added.

More Information

Books

None known

Magazines

Feature articles to be added.

Websites

http://wikimapia.org/18906197/es/Base-A%C3%A9rea-%C3%91U-GUAZU

Disclaimer: Information is provided on this page for historical purposes only, and not for aerial navigation.

Base Aérea Nueva Asunción

Airfield Profile

Ownership

Operator: Paraguayan Air Force.

Location

Address: Not known.

Nearest Town/City: to be added.

  Latitude Longitude
Deg. Min. Sec. S 25° 14′ 23.00″ W 057° 31′ 09.00″
Decimal N 25.239722° E 57.519167°

Elevation: ? m/?? ft

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History

Name Changes

Base Aérea Silvio Pettirossi IAP ?? – Present

Narrative Summary

The base became operational on 28.11.1958.

Key Dates

??    Formal opening of the base

Runways

Direction Length Width Surface
Metres (m) Feet (ft) Metres (m) Feet (ft)
0?/?? 1350 4429 40 131 Paved

Residents

The following organisations are, or were, permanently based at this location:

Based Military Units

Paragauyan Air Force
Paraguayan Navy Aviation

Based Civilian Operators

To be added.

Photo Gallery

To be added.

More Information

Books

None known

Magazines

Feature articles to be added.

Websites

http://wikimapia.org/18906197/es/Base-A%C3%A9rea-%C3%91U-GUAZU

Disclaimer: Information is provided on this page for historical purposes only, and not for aerial navigation.

Base Aérea Tte. 2° Pelayo Pratts Gill

Airfield Profile

Ownership

Operator: Paraguayan Air Force.

Location

Address: Not known.

Nearest Town/City: to be added.

  Latitude Longitude
Deg. Min. Sec. S 25° 14′ 23.00″ W 057° 31′ 09.00″
Decimal N 25.239722° E 57.519167°

Elevation: 220 m/??? ft

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History

Name Changes

Base Aérea Silvio Pettirossi IAP ?? – Present

Narrative Summary

The base became operational in 1958.

Key Dates

??    Formal opening of the base

Runways

Direction Length Width Surface
Metres (m) Feet (ft) Metres (m) Feet (ft)
0?/?? ? ? ? ? Paved

Residents

The following organisations are, or were, permanently based at this location:

Based Military Units

Paragauyan Air Force
Paraguayan Navy Aviation

Based Civilian Operators

To be added.

Photo Gallery

To be added.

More Information

Books

None known

Magazines

Feature articles to be added.

Websites

http://wikimapia.org/18906197/es/Base-A%C3%A9rea-%C3%91U-GUAZU

Disclaimer: Information is provided on this page for historical purposes only, and not for aerial navigation.

Base Aérea Capitán Meza

Airfield Profile

Ownership

Operator: Paraguayan Air Force.

Location

Address: Not known.

Nearest Town/City: to be added.

  Latitude Longitude
Deg. Min. Sec. S 25° 14′ 23.00″ W 057° 31′ 09.00″
Decimal N 25.239722° E 57.519167°

Elevation: ? m/? ft

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History

Name Changes

Base Aérea Silvio Pettirossi IAP ?? – Present

Narrative Summary

Fixed wing aircraft are operated from this base. Chaco Region.

Key Dates

??    Formal opening of the base

Runways

Direction Length Width Surface
Metres (m) Feet (ft) Metres (m) Feet (ft)
??/?? ? ? ? ? Paved

Residents

The following organisations are, or were, permanently based at this location:

Based Military Units

Paragauyan Air Force
Paraguayan Navy Aviation

Based Civilian Operators

To be added.

Photo Gallery

To be added.

More Information

Books

None known

Magazines

Feature articles to be added.

Websites

http://wikimapia.org/18906197/es/Base-A%C3%A9rea-%C3%91U-GUAZU

Disclaimer: Information is provided on this page for historical purposes only, and not for aerial navigation.

Base Aérea Yasy Retá

Airfield Profile

Ownership

Operator: Paraguayan Air Force.

Location

Address: Not known.

Nearest Town/City: to be added.

  Latitude Longitude
Deg. Min. Sec. S 25° 14′ 23.00″ W 057° 31′ 09.00″
Decimal N 25.239722° E 57.519167°

Elevation: 89 m/292 ft

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History

Name Changes

Base Aérea Silvio Pettirossi IAP ?? – Present

Narrative Summary

The base became operational in 1960. Chaco Region.

Key Dates

??    Formal opening of the base

Runways

Direction Length Width Surface
Metres (m) Feet (ft) Metres (m) Feet (ft)
??/?? 1200 3937 40 131 Paved

Residents

The following organisations are, or were, permanently based at this location:

Based Military Units

Paragauyan Air Force
Paraguayan Navy Aviation

Based Civilian Operators

To be added.

Photo Gallery

To be added.

More Information

Books

None known

Magazines

Feature articles to be added.

Websites

http://wikimapia.org/18906197/es/Base-A%C3%A9rea-%C3%91U-GUAZU

Disclaimer: Information is provided on this page for historical purposes only, and not for aerial navigation.

Base Aérea Alejo Garcia

Airfield Profile

Ownership

Operator: Paraguayan Air Force.

Location

Address: Not known.

Nearest Town/City: to be added.

  Latitude Longitude
Deg. Min. Sec. S 25° 14′ 23.00″ W 057° 31′ 09.00″
Decimal N 25.239722° E 57.519167°

Elevation: 258 m/846 ft

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History

Name Changes

Base Aérea Silvio Pettirossi IAP ?? – Present

Narrative Summary

Fixed wing aircraft are operated from this base.

Key Dates

??    Formal opening of the base

Runways

Direction Length Width Surface
Metres (m) Feet (ft) Metres (m) Feet (ft)
05/23 3400 11154 45 148 Paved

Residents

The following organisations are, or were, permanently based at this location:

Based Military Units

Paragauyan Air Force
Paraguayan Navy Aviation

Based Civilian Operators

To be added.

Photo Gallery

To be added.

More Information

Books

None known

Magazines

Feature articles to be added.

Websites

http://wikimapia.org/18906197/es/Base-A%C3%A9rea-%C3%91U-GUAZU

Disclaimer: Information is provided on this page for historical purposes only, and not for aerial navigation.

Base Aérea Tncol. Carmelo Peralta

Airfield Profile

Ownership

Operator: Paraguayan Air Force.

Location

Address: Not known.

Nearest Town/City: to be added.

  Latitude Longitude
Deg. Min. Sec. S 25° 14′ 23.00″ W 057° 31′ 09.00″
Decimal N 25.239722° E 57.519167°

Elevation: 77 m/253 ft

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History

Name Changes

Base Aérea xxx ?? – Present

Narrative Summary

The base became operational in 1997. The Comando de Institutos Aeronauticos de Ensenanza is based here.

Key Dates

1997    Formal opening of the base

Runways

Direction Length Width Surface
Metres (m) Feet (ft) Metres (m) Feet (ft)
03/21 1850 6070 45 148 Paved

Residents

The following organisations are, or were, permanently based at this location:

Based Military Units

Paragauyan Air Force
Paraguayan Navy Aviation

Based Civilian Operators

To be added.

Photo Gallery

To be added.

More Information

Books

None known

Magazines

Feature articles to be added.

Websites

http://wikimapia.org/18906197/es/Base-A%C3%A9rea-%C3%91U-GUAZU

Disclaimer: Information is provided on this page for historical purposes only, and not for aerial navigation.

Historical Order of Battle 2003

of the Paraguayan Air Force

Click on unit title for more details

Unit Type Base

I Brigada Aérea

Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú

Grupo Aerotáctico

  Asunción/BA Pettirossi IAP
   1 Escuadrón de Caza "Guarani"   Asunción/BA Pettirossi IAP
Escuadrilla "Orion " MB-326 Asunción/BA Pettirossi IAP
Escuadrilla "Centauro" MB-326 Asunción/BA Pettirossi IAP
   2 Escuadrón de Caza "Indios"   Asunción/BA Pettirossi IAP
Escuadrilla "Taurus" T-33A Asunción/BA Pettirossi IAP
Escuadrilla "Scorpio" T-33A Asunción/BA Pettirossi IAP
   Escuadrón de Operaciones Aéreas Especiales "Moros"   Asunción/BA Pettirossi IAP

Escuadrilla "Gamma"

EMB-312 Asunción/BA Pettirossi IAP
Escuadrilla "Omega" EMB-312 Asunción/BA Pettirossi IAP
Grupo de Transporte Aéreo C-212, C-47 Asunción/BA Pettirossi IAP
Escuadrilla Presidencial King Air 350, DHC-6 Asunción/BA Pettirossi IAP
Grupo Aéreo de Transporte Especiales Cessna, PA-32, Embraer Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú

Grupo Aéreo de Helicópteros

UH-1B, HB-350, H-269A Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú

Grupo Aéreo de Entrenamiento

  Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú
Escuadrón "Aravers" T-23A Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú
   Escuadrón "Fenix"   Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú
Escuadrilla "Antares" T-35A/B Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú
Escuadrilla "Pantera" T-35A/B Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú
Escuadrilla "Halcon" T-35A/B Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú
Grupo Aéreo de Mantenimiento   Asunción/BA Pettirossi IAP
     

Brigada Logística

  n/a
Grupo Aéreo de Abastecimiento   n/a
Grupo de Material Bélico   n/a
     

Comando de Regiones Aéreas

  Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú
Base Aérea Tncol. Carmelo Peralta   Concepción/BA Peralta
Región Oriental   n/a
Base Aérea Ñu-Guazú   Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú
Base Aérea Silvio Pettirossi IAP   Asunción/BA Pettirossi IAP
Base Aérea Cnel. DEM José M. Argaña   BA Cnel. DEM José M. Argaña
Base Aérea Yasy Retá   BA Yasy Retá
Base Aérea Aviadores del Chaco   Itapúa/BA Aviadores del Chaco
Región Occidental   n/a
Base Aérea Adrián Jara   BA Adrián Jara
Base Aérea Tte. 2° Pelayo Pratts Gill   BA Tte. 2° Pelayo Pratts Gill
Base Aérea Nueva Asunción   BA Nueva Asunción
     

Brigada Aerotransportada "Silvio Pettirossi"

Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú
Batallón Paracaidistas   Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú
Batallón de Apoyo y Servicios   Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú
Batallón Escuela Paracaidista   Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú
     

Comando de Institutos Aeronauticos de Ensenanza

Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú
Escuela de Comando y Estado Mayor de la Fuerza Aérea   Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú
Escuela de Sub Oficiales   Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú
Centro de Instrución Especializada   Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú
Escuela de Perfeccionamiento de Oficiales   Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú
Centro de Enseñanza y Traducción de Idiomas   Asunción/BA Ñu-Guazú

Grupo Aerotáctico

of the Paraguayan Air Force

History

The unit was formed on 17.1.1980.

Subordinate Units

1 Escuadrón de Caza "Guarani"
2 Escuadrón de Caza "Indios"
3 Escuadrón de Rec y Ataque "Moros"

Aircraft

See subordinate units.

Unit Markings

Figure 1
To be added


Main Bases

Base Duration
Base Aérea Silvio Pettirossi IAP/Asunción 1980 – Present


Photographs

None currently available.

More Information

References

Other Sources

To be added.