|403nd Tactical Airlift Squadron|
|Active||March 31, 1978|
|Allegiance||3rd Tactical Airlift Group|
|Branch||Japan Air Self-Defense Force|
|Garrison/HQ||Miho Air Base|
|Transport||Kawasaki C-1, Kawasaki C-2|
The 403nd Tactical Airlift Squadron (第403飛行隊, dai-yon-zero-san-hikoutai) is the sole transport squadron of the 3rd Tactical Airlift Group of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force based at Miho Air Base in Tottori Prefecture, Japan. It is equipped with Kawasaki C-1 and Kawasaki C-2 aircraft.
The squadron retired its last NAMC YS-11P aircraft in May 2017 after nearly 30 years of operations. YS-11P 52-1152 is exhibited in the Aichi Museum of Flight.
In November 2017 a Kawasaki C-2 of the squadron deployed to the Japan Self-Defense Force Base Djibouti in Africa for the first time.
The squadron's tail markings show the story of the Hare of Inaba.
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