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, are built for long range missions and operate from air stations. The 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 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 Canada–US 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 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 Enlisted Coast Guardsmen in aviation ratings receive their initial aviation training at the Aviation Technical Training Center(ATTC), which is co-located with the AirSta in Elizabeth City, NC. These two commands (AirSta and ATTC) are separate entities. [6]
Coast Guard Air Facility Norfolk Norfolk, Virginia 1987 1989 [7]
Coast Guard Air Station Washington Arlington, Virginia 1952 [8]

Seventh District[edit]

Station Location Opened Closed Notes Reference
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater Clearwater, Florida 1934 Active Located at the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport. [9]
Coast Guard Air Station Miami Opa-locka, Florida 1932 Active Located at the Opa-locka Executive Airport. [10]
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah Savannah, Georgia 1963 Active Located at Hunter Army Airfield [11]
Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen Aguadilla, Puerto Rico 1971 Active Located at the Rafael Hernandez International Airport [12]

Eighth District[edit]

Station Location Opened Closed Notes Reference
Coast Guard Air Station Houston Houston, Texas 1963 Active Located at the Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base [13]
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Corpus Christi, Texas 1950 Active Located at the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi [14]
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans Belle Chasse, Louisiana 1955 Active Located at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans [15]
Mobile Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile, Alabama 1966 Active Located at the Mobile Regional Airport [16]
Coast Guard Air Station Biloxi Biloxi, Mississippi 1935 1966 Located at the Biloxi Municipal Airport [17]
Air Patrol Detachment El Paso El Paso, Texas 1937 1939 Located at Fort Sam Houston [18]

Ninth District[edit]

Station Location Opened Closed Notes Reference
Coast Guard Air Station Detroit Detroit, Michigan 1966 Active Located at the Selfridge Air National Guard Base [19]
Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City Traverse City, Michigan 1946 Active Located at the Cherry Capital Airpotrt [20]
Air Facility Muskegon Muskegon, Michigan N/A Active Detachment of Air Station Detroit [21]
Air Facility Waukegan Waukegan, Illinois N/A Active Detachment of Air Station Traverse City [22]

Eleventh District[edit]

Thirteenth District[edit]

Fourteenth District[edit]

Seventeenth District[edit]

Station Location Opened Closed Notes Reference
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak Kodiak, Alaska 1947 Active Located at the Kodiak Airport [23]
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka Sitka, Alaska 1977 Active Area encompasses Southeast Alaska to Alaskan-Canadian border and the central Gulf of Alaska [24]
Air Support Facility Cordova Cordova, Alaska [25]

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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. 
  9. ^ "USCG Air Station Clearwater, Florida". www.uscg.mil. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  10. ^ "Historic Coast Guard Air Stations". www.uscg.mil. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  11. ^ "USCG Air Station Savannah, GA". www.uscg.mil. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  12. ^ "USCG Air Station Borinquen, Puerto Rico". www.uscg.mil. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  13. ^ "USCG Air Station Houston, Texas". www.uscg.mil. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  14. ^ "USCG: Sector Corpus Christi". www.uscg.mil. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  15. ^ "USCG Air Station New Orleans, LA". www.uscg.mil. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  16. ^ "USCG Aviation Training Center, Mobile Alabama". www.uscg.mil. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  17. ^ "Historic Coast Guard Air Stations". www.uscg.mil. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  18. ^ "Historic Coast Guard Air Stations". www.uscg.mil. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  19. ^ "USCG Air Station Detroit, Michigan". www.uscg.mil. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  20. ^ "USCG Air Station Traverse City, MI". www.uscg.mil. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  21. ^ "USCG Air Station Detroit, Michigan". www.uscg.mil. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  22. ^ "USCG Air Station Traverse City, MI". www.uscg.mil. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  23. ^ "Air Station Kodiak, Alaska". www.uscg.mil. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  24. ^ "Air Station Sitka, Alaska". www.uscg.mil. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  25. ^ "USCG: District 17 Units". www.uscg.mil. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 

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