17 Wing/CFB Winnipeg

There were 1,534 regular military, 306 reserve Class A, B, and C forces, and 674 civilian workers at 17 Wing/CFB Winnipeg at the end of March 2010.Present Functions

Present Functions

  • The current functions of 17 Wing/CFB Winnipeg are to provide:
  • Transport and air to air refuelling operations
  • Search and rescue
  • A variety of training functions
  • Support to 1 Canadian Air Division and Canadian NORAD Region HQ
  • Support to operational units and schools, and to reserves and cadets in the region

Operational and Support Units

  • 1 Canadian Dir Division HQ
  • 17 Wing HQ
  • 402 Training Squadron
  • 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron
  • 440 (T) Squadron Yellowknife
  • 1 Air Movements Squadron
  • CF Air Navigation School
  • CF School of Aerospace Studies
  • 3 CF Flying Training School Southport
  • CF School of Meteorology,
  • CF School of Survival and Aeromedical Training
  • Air Command Band
  • Central Flying School
  • CF Housing Authority
  • Regional Cadet Support Unit (Prairies)

Economic Impact

Population Impact (Regular Force members and dependants)Local Speding ImpactEstimated Local Spending Impacts (Direct & Indirect)Estimated Direct EmploymentEstimated Indirect Employment
5,949 $174,415,000 $232,199,000 2,348 158

Note: All figures Fiscal Year 2009-2010

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