By January 1987, at the An-2 has been transported 370 Milne. passengers, 9 Milne. tons of cargo holds 96% aviahimrabot. Operation of aircraft continues to the present. Further development of the An-2 was a turboprop An-3. In combat conditions, was used in Hungary in 1956, in Laos in 1960-1962 and 1972-1975, respectively, in Vietnam in 1963-1973, respectively, in Cambodia in 1970 and 1979, in Afghanistan in 1980-1989, in Nicaragua, 80 's, in Yugoslavia in the early 90's years, in Nagorno-Karabakh (and Armenians, and Azeris) in the first Chechen war. In the 60's during the incident at the Soviet-Chinese border, the An-2 handled the crowd tear the Red Guards aerosols.
Total built about 16 700 An-2 different versions (3164 in Kiev, 506 in Novo, 11 915 in Poland, about 1,100 in China). Produced under license in China and Poland. Exported to more than 50 countries: Albania, Afghanistan, Angola, Benin, Bulgaria, Botswana, Brazil, Great Britain, Hungary, Venezuela, Vietnam, Guinea, East Germany, Grenada, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Iraq, Iceland, Yemen, Cambodia, China, North Korea, Colombia, Cuba, Laos, Lesotho, Mali, Mozambique, Mongolia, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Peru, Poland, Romania, Sudan, Tanzania, Turkey, France, Chad, Czechoslovakia, Ethiopia, Yugoslavia. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia, aircraft of the An-2 is available in all states vnovobrazovannyh. Part of these aircraft countries was later re-sold in Australia, Guatemala, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, USA, Finland and Sweden. Last 4 An-2 in Poland made in 2002 by order of Vietnam. In China, production is still ongoing. Currently, the world continues to operate about 6,000 planes.
In Germany there is a "Society of Friends of the AN-2" in the U.S. – "A coalition of owners and operators of the An-2". Similar organizations are in the UK, the Netherlands and Poland. Since 1997 held rallies fans of the An-2 in Poland, Sweden and Lithuania. As An-2 exhibits are in museums in Germany, China, Poland, Russia, USA and Ukraine. On September 1, 2001 were registered in Russia in 1855 An-2. He operated in the regional airlines, flying clubs ROSTO, the Interior Ministry and Border Guards units, AviLesoOkhrana, the All-Russian Center Emergency Medicine "Protection." The Russian army has 150 aircraft in the Air Force, 30 – at the Army aviaatsii, 20 – in naval aviation. Airborne 7 squadrons have separate AN-2 (one of which is based in Ivanovo in the North airfield.)