Country: Israel Region: Negev desert
Latitude: 31° 15' 38" N Longitude: 34° 38' 25" E
Area use / Military Branches: IAF airbase
IAF Hatserim airbase (ICAO: LLHB) is located in Negev desert west of Beersheba, near kibbutz Hatzerim.
Base constructed during the early 1960's and operational as of 1966. The Hatserim complex has been extended so that it actually consists of bases built above eachother!
Hatserim is the location of the IAF museum, the IAF Flight Academy since 1966 together with the IAF aerobatics team.
- Flight Training School (TA/A-4N, Bell 206B, G-120A, CM-170, AH1E);
-102 sqn (TA/A-4N, F-16A/B Flying tigers) http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/e/e8/The_Flying_Tiger_Squadron.gif
- 69 sqn (F-16 / Hammers) http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/israel/images/69squadron.gif
-107 sqn (F-16 / Orange tail) http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/5/54/Knights_of_the_Orange_Tail_Squadron.gif
- 23 sqn (S-70 / Blackhwk / Desert Birds - former Southern Belles) http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/israel/images/123squadron.gif
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