RAAF Base Darwin

Royal Australian Air Force's Base Darwin is one of our main forward operating bases. Located slightly north-east of Darwin, the runway is shared with Darwin International Airport. It is home to: 

  • No 92 Wing Detachment Darwin - surveillance and response
  • No 452 Squadron Headquarters
  • No 452 Squadron Darwin Flight - air traffic control
  • No 13 (City of Darwin) Squadron - Airbase Operation
  • No 1 Airfield Operations Support Squadron Detachment Darwin - air movements
  • Darwin Area Health Centre
  • No 2 Expeditionary Health Squadron Detachment Darwin
  • No 114 Mobile Control and Reporting Unit - radar operations
  • No 2 Security Force Squadron Detachment Darwin

Australia’s Department of Defence has commenced the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process for its F-35A Lightning II aircraft (commonly known as the Joint Strike Fighter). More information about how to be involved and have your say is available at www.f35evolution.com.au or contact 1800 830 205

To view major training exercises and flying activities see www.airforce.gov.au/flyingoperations