Royal Netherlands Air Force bases and units

Military airfields and Royal Netherlands Air Force units are dispersed throughout the Netherlands. The Air Force also has units stationed with other Dutch Defence elements and abroad.

Aircraft and helicopters

The F-16s of the Royal Netherlands Air Force are stationed at the Leeuwarden and Volkel air bases, while Eindhoven is the home of the Air Force’s transport aircraft. Gilze Rijen Air Base is the main hub of the Defence Helicopter Command, which also has elements based at De Kooy Naval Air Station and Deelen Military Aviation Facility.