9 Wing/CFB Gander

There were 128 regular military, 40 reserve Class A, B, and C forces, and 43 civilian workers at 9 Wing/CFB Gander at the end of March 2010.

Present Functions

The current functions of 9 Wing/CFB Gander are to provide:

  • Search and rescue operations, support to CFS Leitrim Detachment and reserve forces and cadets in the region
  • Support to the Canadian Coastal Radar (CCR) installation and training
  • Support to 2 Royal Newfoundland Regiment
  • Support to 42 Cadet Units in the region
  • Support to 5 Canadian Rangers Patrol Group

Operational and Support Units

  • 103 Search and Rescue Squadron
  • Airfield Engineering Flight Gander
  • CFS Leitrim Detachment Gander
  • 5 Canadian Ranger Patrol Group
  • Air Reserve Det Torbay

Economic Impact

Population Impact (Regular Force members and dependants)Local Speding ImpactEstimated Local Spending Impacts (Direct & Indirect)Estimated Direct EmploymentEstimated Indirect Employment
533 $12,164,000 $16,110,000 189 8

Note: All figures Fiscal Year 2009-2010

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