RAAF Edinburgh

Cafe 733
Flightline Bistro
Sea Lion Cafe
Mobile Food Vans
Retail Vending

Outlet Information

RAAF Base Edinburgh is home to 3500 personnel from the Australian Army, Royal Australian Air Force, the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, elements of Joint Logistics Command and Defence Estate and Infrastructure Group as well as key defence companies including BAE Systems Australia, Raytheon Australia, Airbus Group Australia Pacific, CAE Australia and Meggitt Training Systems.

The centre of the nation’s military intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and electronic warfare capabilities, the base is home to Air Force’s No 92 Wing, which operates the AP-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft, No 1 Remote Sensing Unit, which operates the Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN) and Space Surveillance systems at the Air Warfare Centre.
The base is also home to Army’s Horseshoe Barracks housing 1st Armoured Regiment and the 7th Battalion RAR of the 1st Brigade (Adelaide). Major investment is underway to support the introduction of the P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, which commenced in 2017, and the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicles that will also be based at Edinburgh.

Resident Units/Squadrons

  • RAAF Base Edinburgh is also home to:
    • No 453 Squadron Edinburgh Flight – air traffic control
    • No 24 (City of Adelaide) Squadron – airbase support
    • No 87 Squadron – intelligence
    • No 292 Squadron – sensor operator training
    • No 3 Security Forces Squadron, Headquarters
    • No 1 Remote Sensor Unit – Jindalee Operational Radar Network
    • No 1 Expeditionary Health Squadron Detachment Edinburgh
    • No 1 Combat Communication Squadron Flight Edinburgh.

Other AAFCANS Services

  • Wi-Fi
  • Foxtel
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Catering
  • Military Gear

Welfare Disbursements 2021/22

  • $21,516.94


This information is sourced from and is updated periodically.

The precinct is a key national defence research and intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance hub. It is primarily home to the Air Warfare Centre, and No 92 Wing’s AP-3C Orion and P-8A Poseidon aircraft which conduct surveillance operations throughout Australia’s airspace.

The precinct’s major sites consist of:

  • RAAF Edinburgh
  • Defence Science and Technology
  • Edinburgh Parks

Defence Base Contacts

Main Base Contact: Defence 1300 333 362

Outlet Contacts


Base: RAAF Base, Edinburgh, SA

Phone: 08 7383 2360

Address: Bld 733 AWC HQ, Memorial Drive, RAAF Edinburgh SA 5111


Trading Hours: Monday to Friday 0800-1300


Base: RAAF Base, Edinburgh, SA

Phone: 08 7095 0322

Address: Bld 802 RAAF Edinburgh Shopping Precinct, McNamara Drive, RAAF Base 5111


Trading Hours: Monday to Friday 0700-1700


Base: RAAF Base, Edinburgh, SA

Phone: 08 7374 2699

Address: Bld 704 Tech Road , RAAF Base Edinburgh SA 5111


Trading Hours: Monday to Friday 0800-1230


Base: RAAF Base, Edinburgh, SA

Phone: 08 7383 7490

Address: Bld T1299 Fisher Boulevard, RAAF Base Edinburgh SA 5111


Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 0800 – 1300

Map Location

West Avenue, RAAF Base 5112