Central Air Command of Indian Air Force is situated in?

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Saziya Khan asked 24-Mar-2019 in Defence by Saziya Khan

Central Air Command of Indian Air Force is situated in?

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DILIP SINGH answered 26-Mar-2019 by DILIP SINGH

Central Air Command of Indian Air Force is located in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the five operational commands of Indian Air Force. It was formed on day 19 March, at Rani Kuthee, Calcutta.

Central Air Command of Indian Air Force is situated in?

In the beginning, the central air command was established in Calcutta but later Calcutta was considered an inappropriate location for the Central Air Command Headquarters and it was relocated to Allahabad in February 1966. It controls all the sir operations in the central region of India, from Bengal to Delhi.
The Central air command has the permanent air bases in the Gorakhpur, Agra, Bareilly, Nagpur Allahabad, Gwalior, and Kanpur. Central Air Command features the squadrons like Mirage 2000, MiG-21 and has helicopter squadrons like Mi-8 Hip and Mi-17 Hip and the heavy lift, Mi-26 Halo.