United States Coast Guard Air Stations

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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[edit]

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[edit]

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]

Seventh District[edit]

Eighth District[edit]

Ninth District[edit]

Eleventh District[edit]

Thirteenth District[edit]

Fourteenth District[edit]

Seventeenth District[edit]

Unknown[edit]

  • Air Detachment Naples
  • Air Detachment Argentia, Newfoundland

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Air Station Brooklyn, New York". United States Coast Guard. 1 October 2012. Retrieved 20 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Air Station Cape Cod". United States Coast Guard. 3 October 2012. Retrieved 20 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Air Station Salem, Massachusetts". United States Coast Guard. 2 October 2012. Retrieved 20 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Air Station Ten Pound Island, Massachusetts". United States Coast Guard. 3 October 2012. Retrieved 20 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Air Station Atlantic City, New Jersey". United States Coast Guard. 4 April 2014. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina". United States Coast Guard. 20 March 2014. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  7. ^ "Air Station St. Augustine, Florida". United States Coast Guard. 2 October 2012. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "Air Station Washington". United States Coast Guard. 19 September 2013. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 

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