Thanjavur Air Force Station code is TJV. Thanjavur Air Force Station of the Indian Air Force (IAF) is located in Thanjavur (also known as Tanjore) in Tamil Nadu, India. It is home to a squadron of the IAF's Sukhoi Su-30 MKI super-manoeuvrable fighter aircraft - the first IAF fighter squadron in Tamil Nadu. The facility was expected to start functioning by 2012. However, the schedule was delayed and the airbase was inaugurated on 27 May 2013 by then Defence Minister A. K. Antony.