Royal Antigua and Barbuda Defense Force (includes Antigua and Barbuda Coast Guard). Active 170 personnel (Army 125 Navy 45) (all services form combined Antigua and Barbuda Defence Force). Reserve 75 personnel (Joint 75)
Antigua and Barbuda Aviation
Knowledge of aircraft and helicopters.
Antigua and Barbuda is a nation lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It consists of two major inhabited islands, Antigua and Barbuda, and a number of smaller islands (including Great Bird, Green, Guinea, Long, Maiden and York Islands). Separated by a few nautical miles, the group is in the middle of the Leeward Islands, part of the Lesser Antilles.
V. C. Bird (TAPA) International Airport at St. John's City (Antigua Islands)
Codrington (TAPH) Airport at Codrington City (Barbuda Islands)
Coco Point Lodge (TAPT) Airstrip at Coco Point City (Barbuda Islands)
Note: Antigua and Barbuda has 2 airports with paved runways (2,438 to 3,047 m:1 under 914 m:1) and 1 airport with unpaved runways (under 914 m:1)
Armed Forces by Role (Current order of battle):
Army 125 personnel.
Navy 45 personnel. Patrol and Coastal Combatants • PCI 3: Navy Facilities: Base 1 located at St Johns