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United States Coast Guard Air Stations

Coast Guard Air Stations
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Country United States
Branch United States Coast Guard
Type Air Station
Role To provide aviation missions and support

A Coast Guard Air Station provides aviation support for the United States Coast Guard. The Coast Guard operates approximately 210 aircraft from 24 Coast Guard Air Stations in the United States. Fixed-wing aircraft, such as the HC 130 Hercules built for long range missions operate from air stations. HH-65 Dolphin and Sikorsky HH-60 Jayhawk helicopters also operate from Air Stations, Air Facilities and flight deck equipped cutters.

First District

Station Location Opened Closed Notes Coordinates Reference
Coast Guard Air Station Brooklyn Brooklyn, New York 1936 1998 [1]
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod Sandwich, Massachusetts 1970 Active Located on the Otis Air National Guard Base. Flies the HH-60J Jayhawk helicopters, HU-25 "Falcon" jets, and HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft and provide coverage from the Canadian border to Long Island, New York. [2]
Coast Guard Air Station Salem Salem, Massachusetts 1935 1970 [3]
Coast Guard Aviation Station Ten Pound Island Gloucester, Massachusetts 1925 1935 [4]

Fifth District

Station Location Opened Closed Notes Coordinates Reference
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City Atlantic City, New Jersey 1998 Located at Atlantic City International Airport in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey and provides aircrews and aircraft to the Washington, D.C. area as part of Operation Noble Eagle, a Department of Defense (NORAD) mission to protect the air space around the nation's capital. [5]
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City Elizabeth City, North Carolina 1940 Both an operational and a training air station. Enlisted Coast Guardsmen in aviation ratings are taught at its Aviation Technical Training Center. [6]
Coast Guard Air Facility Norfolk Norfolk, Virginia 1987 1989 [7]
Coast Guard Air Station Washington Arlington, Virginia Unknown [8]

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External links

  • Coast Guard Air Stations
  • , April 1936Popular Mechanics"Coast Guard Grows Wings to Save Lives" list of USCG air stations in 1936

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