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Paya Lebar Air Base

Paya Lebar Air Base Crest Badge
Airport information
Airport typeMilitary airbase
OwnerMinistry of Defence (Singapore)
OperatorRepublic of Singapore Air Force
LocationPaya Lebar, Singapore
Elevation20 m (65 ft)

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Paya Lebar Air Base (Simplified Chinese: 巴耶利峇空军基地; ) is a military airbase of the Republic of Singapore Air Force located at Paya Lebar, in the central-eastern part of Singapore, the airbase goes by the motto of "Strength Through Readiness".

Originally built in 1955 as Singapore International Airport to replace Kallang Airport, control of the airport was transferred to RSAF in 1980 when it was promptly renamed as Paya Lebar Air Base following the relocation of the civilian airport to Changi.

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