Air Force

Czech Air Force.

The principal task of the Air Force is to secure the integrity of the Czech Republic's airspace. This mission is fulfilled within NATO Integrated Air and Missile Defence System (NATINAMDS), and, if necessary, by means of the national reinforced air defence system of the CR.

Czech Air Force

In addition, the Air Force provides close air support for the Land Forces, and is an official air transportation authority for Czech constitutional and governmental officials. It performs tasks associated with transportation of troops, material, human organs, and is part of the Czech Air Search and Rescue Service. Flies any tasks authorised by the Czech government.

SAAB JAS-39 Gripen Supersonic Aircraft


Deputy Commander:

  • Brigadier General Petr Lanci



  Air Force
  • 21st Tactical Air Force Base at Caslav
  • 22nd Helicopter Base at Namest nad Oslavou
  • 24th Air Transportation Base at Prague - Kbely
  • 25th Air Defence Missile Regiment at Strakonice
  • 26th Air Command, Control and Surveillance Regiment at Stara Boleslav (Czech web site of the Regiment:
  • Pardubice Airport Authority

Contact e-mails:
e-mail (1): Air Force HQ (
e-mail (2): Air Force HQ (

November 11, 2018