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 Incirlik Air Base, Turkey

Incirlik Air Base is an air base, located near İncirlik, Turkey. Incirlik Air Base is located 8 kilometers (5 miles) east of Adana, Turkey, the fifth largest city in the country, and is 56 kilometers (35 miles) inland from the Mediterranean Sea. The United States Air Force and the Turkish Air Force are the primary users of the air base, although it is also used by the Royal Air Force.


Incirlik Air Base is the home of the 10th Air Wing (Ana Jet Üs or AJÜ) of the 2nd Air Force Command (Hava Kuvvet Komutanlığı) of the Turkish Air Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri). Other wings of this command are located in Merzifon (LTAP), Malatya/Erhaç (LTAT) and Diyarbakır (LTCC).


Incirlik Air Base has a U.S. Air Force complement of about five thousand airmen, with several hundred airmen from the Royal Air Force and Turkish Air Force also present, as of late 2002. The primary unit stationed at Incirlik Air Base is the 39th Air Base Wing (39 ABW) of the U.S. Air Force. Incirlik Air Base has one 3,048 m (10,000 ft)-long runway,[1][3] located among about 57 Hardened aircraft shelters.

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14 years and approximately $1 trillion later, the US/NATO have extensive military presence in the Middle East, backed by their strategic presence in Turkey at Incirlik Airbase, and the ever-solicitous Pakistanis on the other side. There are a lot of ...

Woodway resident Beau Crosby grew up in the U.S. Air Force, traveling the world with his family while his dad followed a career flying fighter jets.
RTX1MVM2 A Lockheed c-130 hercules transport aircraft of the Royal Netherlands Air Force lands at Incirlik Airbase in the southern city of Adana, Turkey, Aug. 3, 2015.
A Turkish f-16 fighter jet takes off from Incirlik Airbase in the southern city of Adana, Turkey, July 27, 2015. Reuters/Murad Sezer.
... Guard were welcomed home late Sunday night Oct. 23, 2016 at Gowen Field in Boise. The 124th Fighter Wing was stationed at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey for six months in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Darin Oswald doswald@idahostatesman.com.
Conley was born on Incirlik Air Base in Turkey, the son of an Air Force veteran, and spent most of his early life on bases.
U.S. refueling tankers, such as the KC-135 Stratotanker and KC-10 Extender, fly missions from Incirlik Air Base in Turkey or carriers in the Arabian Sea to refuel U.S.
A Turkish Air Force f-16 fighter jet lands at Incirlik Air Base in Adana, Turkey, August 11, 2015. Reuters/Murad Sezer. A Turkish jet had crashed in the predominately Kurdish city of Diyarbakir near an airport on Monday.
Will Germany's 2016 Defense White Paper push the country into becoming a more prominent actor in international security, particularly in the case of exercising hard power?
The US government two months ago ordered all civilian family members of its Istanbul consulate staff to leave Turkey because of increasing threats from terrorist organizations.
The US government two months ago ordered all civilian family members of its Istanbul consulate staff to leave Turkey because of increasing threats from terrorist organizations.
(CNN) -- At least 20 people were wounded on Saturday evening after twin explosions rocked Istanbul near Besiktas Vodafone Arena football stadium, according to Turkey's official state news agency Anadolu.
The two leaders also discussed migrant crisis, Syria, Turkey's EU bid and relations with Russia. "We are united in our fight against ISIL," the Danish PM added.
The U.S.-led anti-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) coalition stated on Dec. 8 that it was facilitating joint talks with Turkey and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in order to simmer down tensions between the two parties that are both ...
"No longer will US diplomats criticize the Erdogan regime in Turkey for its crackdown on journalists and the Kurds, so long as we can use the Incirlik Air Base for strikes against ISIS; no longer will the Baghdad regime be warned against mistreatment ...

The plan envisaged an initial delivery of 20 pallets and the flights could depart from RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus or the Incirlik Air Base in Turkey. The ICRC could potentially verify that packages were for humanitarian purposes alone. aircraft would keep ...
The first stop for the tour, which included Actors Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans, NBA legend Ray Allen, Olympic gold medalist Maya DiRado, country music star Craig Campbell and mentalist Jim Karol, was Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The airmen and ...
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Of Staff, Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford arrived at the airbase in southern Turkey earlier this week.
With a mosque's minaret in the foreground, a United States Air Force cargo plane takes off from the Incirlik Air Base in southern Turkey, where coalition forces launch attacks inside of Syria, July 30, 2015.
... that Turkish coup plotters had gotten their hands on NATO nuclear weapons at Incirlik air base; and who has sighed at the endless iterations of stories like "47 Clinton friends who mysteriously turned up dead," I don't deny that misinformation ...
In Turkey, many have accused the Americans on the Incirlik Air Base of helping to plot the failed military coup back in July of this year.
With a mosque's minaret in the foreground, a United States Air Force cargo plane takes off from the Incirlik Air Base in southern Turkey, where coalition forces launch attacks inside of Syria, July 30, 2015.
Adana, Turkey - DECEMBER 7: Actor Chris Evans and actress Scarlett Johansson (2nd R) of Captain America and The Avengers, NBA player Ray Allen (2nd L), singer Craig Campbell (3rd L) and American swimmer Maya DiRado visit 39th Air Base Wing ...
... that Turkish coup plotters had gotten their hands on NATO nuclear weapons at Incirlik air base; and who has sighed at the endless iterations of stories like "47 Clinton friends who mysteriously turned up dead," I don't deny that misinformation ...
The team flew all night in a C-17 Globemaster III to Incirlik where they got off the plane and went immediately into meetings with troops and learning about their missions, the chairman continued.
New USO centers opened this fall at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, and at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy. Next year, a new center is opening at Naval Station Rota, Spain, and the first-ever USO in the United Kingdom will open at RAF Lakenheath, Murren ...
A brief military statement Tuesday said the meeting took place Monday at Incirlik Air Base where U.S. Gen. Joseph Dunford was paying a "Christmas visit" to American military personnel serving there.
US Joint Chiefs Of Staff met with his Turkish counterpart at Incirlik Air Base in the south of Turkey, the Turkish General Staff said Tuesday.
... that Turkish coup plotters had gotten their hands on NATO nuclear weapons at Incirlik air base; and who has sighed at the endless iterations of stories like "47 Clinton friends who mysteriously turned up dead," I don't deny that misinformation ...
... Clinton's impending demise due to a concealed, terminal illness; who has shaken her head at "breaking news" that Turkish coup plotters had gotten their hands on NATO nuclear weapons at Incirlik air base; I don't deny that misinformation ...
... Clinton's impending demise due to a concealed, terminal illness; who has shaken her head at "breaking news" that Turkish coup plotters had gotten their hands on NATO nuclear weapons at Incirlik air base; I don't deny that misinformation ...
Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs Of Staff, pictured here in August 2016 speaking to airmen at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, delivered the keynote speech at the Reagan National Defense Forum in Simi Valley, Calif.
Last month, former Danish Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen visited Turkey and said their military staff working at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey were "very pleased" with the cooperation it had received at the airbase in Turkey's southern Adana province ...
The Kuweires Airbase is a key asset for Assad's forces in their northern offensives that target the rebel lines of communication, as well as for providing air support to the siege of Aleppo.
Istanbul (Reuters) - An offshoot of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) on Tuesday claimed responsibility for a car bomb attack last week that killed two people and wounded 30 more in the Turkish city of Adana, according to a statement on its ...
FILE - U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II fighter jets (foreground) are pictured at Incirlik Airbase in the southern city of Adana, Turkey, Dec. 11, 2015.
Researchers from both groups traced a variety of other false stories - fake reports of a coup launched at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey and stories about how the United States was going to conduct a military attack and blame it on Russia - to Russian ...
Reports: Germany considering alternative locations to Incirlik Airbase. The German military is exploring locations outside Turkey that could serve as a key airbase for the Middle East, a report has said. Responding to the report, Chancellor Merkel said ...
As an Airman with two small children, we evacuated from Mt. Pinatubo volcanic eruption while stationed at Clark Air Base. We left our house with 3-day supply of items and ended up never seeing that house again.
Adana lies just a few miles from the airbase used by U.S. warplanes targeting ISIS militants in Syria. Ihlas news agency via Reuters.
The family has spent the last week reconnecting. On Monday afternoon, they returned to the airport for another chance to connect by welcoming "Ally" home.
A US Air Force plane takes off as a Turkish Air Force fighter jet taxis at the Incirlik Airbase, southern Turkey, Sunday, Sept.
... number of refugees and migrants seeking asylum in Europe. A US Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle from the 48th Fighter Wing lands at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Turkey gave the US permission to use Incirlik as a base for anti-ISIS operations in July 2015 ...
They cited how the Turks "forced the U.S. into a yearlong negotiation" to use Incirlik Air Base to strike ISIS. The authors added how post-coup Turkish anger toward the U.S.
No longer will US diplomats criticize the Erdogan regime in Turkey for its crackdown on journalists and the Kurds, so long as we can use the Incirlik Air Base for strikes against ISIS; no longer will the Baghdad regime be warned against mistreatment of ...
During his career, he was stationed at Luke AFB, Ariz.; Osan Air Base, South Korea; Moody AFB, Ga.; Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan; Incirlik AB, Turkey, and Ellsworth. Wynn also was deployed to Kuwait; The Philippines; Qatar in support of Operation Southern ...
Ankara has not yet answered a German politician's request to visit soldiers in the Incirlik Airbase. The denial could mean that Turkey intends to block visits to the camp, like it did some months ago.
They cited how the Turks "forced the U.S. into a yearlong negotiation" to use Incirlik Air Base to strike ISIS. The authors added how post-coup Turkish anger toward the U.S.


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