RCAF Station Winnipeg (IATA: YWG, ICAO: CYWG), is a station of the Royal Canadian Air Force located within the City of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Co-located at the Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport, RCAF Station Winnipeg is home to many flight operations support divisions, as well as several training schools. Its primary RCAF lodger unit is 17 Wing, commonly referred to as 17 Wing Winnipeg.
The base is supported by over 3,600 military personnel and 700 civilian employees.
One of the facilities at RCAF Station Winnipeg is the Billy Bishop Building which houses the headquarters of 1 Canadian Air Division (1 CAD).
Units Stationed[edit | edit source]
- 17 Wing Winnipeg
- No. 402 "City of Winnipeg" Transport and Training Squadron (CC-132/CT-132 Dash 7)
- No. 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron (CC-115NV Buffalo SAR, CV-131 Dynavert, CH-149 Comorant)
- No. 440 Transport Squadron (CC-115NV Buffalo SAR, CV-131 Osprey, CH-149 Comorant)
- No. 458 Transport Squadron (CC-160 Arcturus)