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This page gives details of the air bases which were used by the U.S. Coast Guard.

 

Agana,Guam / NAS Agana / AIRSTA Guam (ICAO code: PGUM)
The base was operational from 1947 till 1972.
Runway data: Rwy 06R/24L, Size: 2349 m (8001 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 91m (298 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 06L/24R, Size: 3053 m (10015 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 91m (298 ft).

 

Andros Town,Bahamas / NAS Andros Island / OPBAT (ICAO code: MYAF)
The base became operational in 1982 and utilizes HH-60J helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 09/27, Size: 1327 m (4355 ft) x 30 m (100 ft), Elev: 2m (5 ft).

 

Annette Island,AK / AIRSTA Annette Island (ICAO code: ????)
The base was operational from 1944 till 1977.
Runway data: Rwy ??/??, Size: ???? m (???? ft) x ?? m (??? ft), Elev: ??m (?? ft).

 

Aguadilla,PR / Rafael Hernandez AP / AIRSTA Borinquen (ICAO code: TJBQ)
The base became operational in 1971 and utilizes HH-65C helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 08/26, Size: 3567 m (11702 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 72m (237 ft).

 

Argentia,Canada / NAS Argentia / AIRDET Argentia (ICAO code: ????)
The base was operational from 1947 till ????.
Runway data: Rwy ??/??, Size: ???? m (???? ft) x ?? m (??? ft), Elev: ??m (?? ft).

 

Arlington,VA / Reagan NAP / AIRSTA Washington (ICAO code: KDCA)
The base became operational in 1952 and utilizes C-37A, VC-43A aircraft and HH-65C helicopters.
Runway data: Rwy 01/19, Size: 2094 m (6869 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 5m (15 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 04/22, Size: 1497 m (4911 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 5m (15 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 15/33, Size: 1586 m (5204 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 5m (15 ft).

 

Atlantic City,NJ / Atlantic City IAP / AIRSTA Atlantic City (ICAO code: KACY)
The base became operational on 18.5.1998 and utilizes HH-65C helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 04/22, Size: 1873 m (6144 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 23m (75 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 13/31, Size: 3048 m (10000 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 23m (75 ft).

 

Belle Chasse,LA / NAS New Orleans / AIRSTA New Orleans (ICAO code: KNBG)
The base became operational in 1957 and utilizes HH-65C helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 04/22, Size: 3048 m (9999 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 1m (3 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 14/32, Size: 1829 m (6000 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 1m (3 ft).

 

Biloxi,MS / AIRSTA Biloxi
The base was operational from 1934 till 1947.
Runway data: Seaplane base.

 

Biscane Bay,FL / Dinner Key / AIRSTA Miami (ICAO code: ????)
The base was operational from 1932 till 1965.
Runway data: Rwy ??/??, Size: ???? m (???? ft) x ?? m (??? ft), Elev: ??m (?? ft).

 

Cape May,NJ / AIRSTA Cape May (ICAO code: ????)
The base was operational from 1924 till 1941 and later from 1969 till 1998.
Runway data: Rwy ??/??, Size: ???? m (???? ft) x ?? m (??? ft), Elev: ??m (?? ft).

 

Cavite City,Philippines / NAS Sangley Point / AIRSTA Sangley Point (ICAO code: RPLS)
The base was operational from 1946 till 1971.
Runway data: Rwy 07/25, Size: 2368 m (7769 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 2m (8 ft).

 

Charleston,SC / Charleston AFB / AIRSTA Charleston (ICAO code: KCHS)
The base became operational in 1990 and utilizes HH-65C helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 03/21, Size: 2135 m (7004 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 14m (45 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 15/33, Size: 2744 m (9001 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 14m (45 ft).

 

Cordova,AK / Merle K. Mudhole Smith MAP / ASF Cordova (ICAO code: PACV)
The base utilizes HH-60J helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 09/27, Size: 2286 m (7500 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 15m (48 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 16/34, Size: 579 m (1899 ft) x 9 m (30 ft), Elev: 15m (48 ft).

 

Corpus Christi,TX / NAS Corpus Christi / AIRSTA Corpus Christi (ICAO code: KNGP)
The base became operational in 1950 and utilizes HH-65C helicopter and HU-25A/C+ aircraft.
Runway data: Rwy 04/22, Size: 1523 m (4997 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 6m (19 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 13R/31L, Size: 2439 m (8003 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 6m (19 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 13L/31R, Size: 1523 m (4997 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 6m (19 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 17/35, Size: 1525 m (5003 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 6m (19 ft).

 

El Paso,TX / AIRSTA El Paso (ICAO code: ????)
The base was operational from 1935 till 1939.
Runway data: Rwy ??/??, Size: ???? m (???? ft) x ?? m (??? ft), Elev: ??m (?? ft).

 

Elisabeth City,NC / Elisabeth City RAP / AIRSTA Elizabeth City (ICAO code: KECG)
The base became operational on 15.8.1940 and utilizes HH-60J helicopter and HC-130H aircraft.
Runway data: Rwy 01/19, Size: 1377 m (4518 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 4m (12 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 10/28, Size: 2200 m (7219 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 4m (12 ft).

 

Falmouth,MA / Otis ANGB / AIRSTA Cape Cod (FAA code: FMH)
The base became operational on 29.8.1970 and utilizes HH-60J helicopter and HU-25A aircraft.
Runway data: Rwy 05/23, Size: 2438 m (8000 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 40m (131 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 14/32, Size: 2896 m (9500 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 40m (131 ft).

 

Glenview,IL / NAS Glenview / AIRFAC Glenview (ICAO code: ????)
No information available.
Runway data: Rwy ??/??, Size: ???? m (???? ft) x ?? m (??? ft), Elev: ??m (?? ft).

 

Gloucester,MA / Gloucester Harbor / AIRSTA Ten Pound Island
The base became operational in 5.1925.
Runway data: Seaplane base.

 

Guantanamo Bay,Cuba / NS Guantanamo Bay / AVDET Guantanamo Bay (ICAO code: MUGM)
The base became operational on 9.10.1981 and utilizes HH-65C helicopter and HU-25 aircraft.
Runway data: Rwy 10/28, Size: 2438 m (8000 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 17m (56 ft).

 

Hamilton,Bermuda / NAS Kindley Field / AIRSTA Bermuda (ICAO code: TXKF)
The base was operational from 1952 till 1966.
Runway data: Rwy 12/30, Size: 2961 m (9713 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 4m (12 ft).

 

Houston,TX / Ellington ANGB / AIRSTA Houston (FAA code: EFD)
The base became operational on 23.12.1963 and utilizes HH-65C helicopter.

Runway data: Rwy 04/22, Size: 2439 m (8001 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 10m (32 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 17R/35L, Size: 2744 m (9001 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 10m (32 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 17L/35R, Size: 1405 m (4609 ft) x 23 m (75 ft), Elev: 10m (32 ft).

 

Jacksonville,FL / Cecil Field (FAA code: VQQ)
The base became operational in 1998 and HITRON-Jacksonville is currently based here.
Runway data: Rwy 09R/27L, Size: 2439 m (8003 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 25m (81 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 09L/27R, Size: 2439 m (8003 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 25m (81 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 18R/36L, Size: 2439 m (8003 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 25m (81 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 18L/36R, Size: 3811 m (12504 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 25m (81 ft).

 

Kalaeloa/Oahu,HI / John Rodgers Field / AIRSTA Barbers Point (ICAO code: PHJR)
The base became operational in 1949 and utilizes HH-65C helicopter and HC-130H aircraft.
Runway data: Rwy 04R/22L, Size: 2348 m (8000 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 10m (33 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 04L/22R, Size: 1372 m (4500 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 10m (33 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 11/29, Size: 1829 m (6000 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 10m (33 ft).

 

Key West,FL / NAS Key West / AIRSTA Key West (ICAO code: KNQX)
The base utilizes HH-65C helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 03/21, Size: 2134 m (7000 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 2m (6 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 07/25, Size: 3048 m (10000 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 2m (6 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 13/31, Size: 2134 m (7000 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 2m (6 ft).

 

Kodiak Island,AK / Kodiak AP / AIRSTA Kodiak (ICAO code: PADQ)
The base became operational on 17.4.1947 and utilizes HH-60J, HH-65C helicopter and HC-130H aircraft.
Runway data: Rwy 07/25, Size: 2301 m (7548 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 22m (73 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 11/29, Size: 1645 m (5398 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 22m (73 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 18/36, Size: 1527 m (5011 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 22m (73 ft).

 

Los Angeles,CA / Los Angeles IAP / AIRSTA Los Angeles (ICAO code: KLAX)
The base became operational in November 1962 and utilizes HH-65C helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 06R/24L, Size: 3135 m (10285 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 38m (126 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 06L/24R, Size: 2720 m (8925 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 38m (126 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 07R/25L, Size: 3382 m (11096 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 38m (126 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 07L/25R, Size: 3685 m (12091 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 38m (126 ft).

 

Matthew Town/Great Inagua Island,Bahamas / Matthew Town AP / OPBAT (ICAO code: MYIG)
The base became operational in 1991 and utilizes HH-60J helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 09/27, Size: 2138 m (7016 ft) x 27 m (89 ft), Elev: 2m (5 ft).

 

Miami,FL / Opa Locka AP / AIRSTA Miami (ICAO code: KOPF)
The base became operational in 1965 and utilizes HH-65C helicopter and HU-25A/B/C+/D aircraft.
Runway data: Rwy 09R/27L, Size: 1312 m (4306 ft) x 30 m (100 ft), Elev: 2m (8 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 09L/27R, Size: 2439 m (8002 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 2m (8 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 12/30, Size: 2073 m (6800 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 2m (8 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 18/36, Size: 1339 m (4394 ft) x 30 m (100 ft), Elev: 2m (8 ft).

 

McKinleyville,CA / Arcata AP / AIRSTA Humboldt Bay (ICAO code: KACV)
The base became operational on 24.6.1976 and utilizes HH-65C helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 02/20, Size: 1371 m (4499 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 67m (221 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 14/32, Size: 1829 m (6000 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 67m (221 ft).

 

Mobile,AL / Bates Field / CGATC Mobile (ICAO code: KMOB)
The base became operational on 17.12.1966 and utilizes HH-60J, HH-65C helicopter and HU-25A aircraft.
Runway data: Rwy 14/32, Size: 2597 m (8521 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 67m (219 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 18/36, Size: 1334 m (4376 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 67m (219 ft).

 

Morehead City,NC / AIRSTA Morehead City
The base was operational from 24.3.1920 till 1.7.1921.
Runway data: Seaplane base.

 

Muskegon,MI / Muskegon AP / AIRFAC Muskegon (ICAO code: KMKG)
The base utilizes HH-65C helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 06/24, Size: 1982 m (6501 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 191m (628 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 14/32, Size: 1524 m (5001 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 191m (628 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 18/36, Size: 960 m (3150 ft) x 30 m (100 ft), Elev: 191m (628 ft).

 

Mount Clemens,MI / Selfridge ANGB / AIRSTA Detroit (ICAO code: KMTC)
The base became operational in June 1966 and utilizes HH-65C helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 01/19, Size: 2743 m (9000 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 177m (580 ft).

 

Naples,Italy / NAF Naples / Capodichino AP / AIRSTA Naples (ICAO code: LIRN)
The base was operational from 1958 till 1972.
Runway data: Rwy 06/24, Size: 2628 m (8622 ft) x 45 m (148 ft), Elev: 90m (294 ft).

 

New York,NY / Floyd Bennett MAP / AIRSTA Brooklyn (ICAO code: KGFL)
The base was operational from 1938 to 1998.
Runway data: Rwy 01/19, Size: 1524 m (5000 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 100m (328 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 12/30, Size: 1219 m (4000 ft) x 30 m (100 ft), Elev: 100m (328 ft).

 

Newport,OR / Newport MAP / AIRFAC Newport (FAA code: ONP)
The base utilizes HH-65C helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 02/20, Size: 914 m (3000 ft) x 23 m (75 ft), Elev: 49m (160 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 16/34, Size: 1645 m (5398 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 49m (160 ft).

 

Norfolk,VA / NAS Norfolk / AIRFAC Norfolk (ICAO code: KNGU)
The base was operational from 22.1.1987 till 1989.
Runway data: Rwy 10/28, Size: 2551 m (8369 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 5m (15 ft).

 

North Bend,OR / North Bend MAP / AIRSTA North Bend (ICAO code: KOTH)
The base became operational on 28.9.1974 and utilizes HH-65C helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 04/22, Size: 1622 m (5321 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 5m (17 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 13/31, Size: 1398 m (4586 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 5m (17 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 16/34, Size:   707 m (2320 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 5m (17 ft).

 

North Kingston,RI / NAS Quonset Point / AIRDET Quonset Point (ICAO code: KOQU)
The base was operational from 1950 till 1970.
Runway data: Rwy 05/23, Size: 1219 m (4000 ft) x 23 m (75 ft), Elev: 5m (17 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 16/34, Size: 2287 m (7504 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 5m (17 ft).

 

Port Angeles,WA / AIRSTA Port Angeles (FAA code: NOW)
The base became operational on 1.6.1935 and utilizes HH-65C helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 07/25, Size: 1372 m (4500 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 4m (13 ft).

 

Sacramento,CA / McClellan AFB / AIRSTA Sacremento (ICAO code: KMCC)
The base became operational on 5.9.1978 and utilizes HC-130H aircraft.
Runway data: Rwy 16/34, Size: 3231 m (10600 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 23m (75 ft).

 

Salem,MA / AIRSTA Salem
The base was operational from 1935 till 1970.
Runway data: Seaplane base.

 

San Diego,CA / AIRSTA San Diego (ICAO code: KSAN)
The base became operational in 1934 and utilizes HH-60J helicopter.

Runway data: Rwy 09/27, Size: 2865 m (9401 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 5m (17 ft).

 

San Francisco,CA / San Francisco IAP / AIRSTA San Francisco (ICAO code: KSFO)
The base became operational on 15.2.1941 and utilizes HH-65C helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 01R/19L, Size: 2636 m (8648 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 4m (13 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 01L/19R, Size: 2286 m (7500 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 4m (13 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 10R/28L, Size: 3231 m (10602 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 4m (13 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 10L/28R, Size: 3618 m (11870 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 4m (13 ft).

 

San Juan,PR / NS Isla Grande / AIRSTA San Juan (ICAO code: ????)
The base was operational from 1947 till 1971.

Runway data: Rwy ??/??, Size: ???? m (???? ft) x ?? m (??? ft), Elev: ??m (??? ft).

 

Savannah,GA / Hunter AAF / AIRSTA Savannah (ICAO code: KSVN)
The base became operational in 1963 and utilizes HH-65C helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 10/28, Size: 3467 m (11375 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 13m (42 ft).

 

Sitka,AK / Rocky Gutierrez AP / AIRSTA Sitka (ICAO code: PASI)
The base became operational in 1977 and utilizes HH-60J helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 11/29, Size: 1981 m (6500 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 6m (21 ft).

 

St. Augustine,FL / St. Augustine AP / AIRSTA St. Augustine (FAA code: SGJ)
The base was operational from 1.8.1989 till 1990.

Runway data: Rwy 02/20, Size: 797 m (2614 ft) x 23 m (75 ft), Elev: 3m (10 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 06/24, Size: 823 m (2701 ft) x 18 m (60 ft), Elev: 3m (10 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 13/31, Size: 2437 m (7996 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 3m (10 ft).

 

St. Petersburg,FL / Albert Whited AP / AIRSTA St. Petersburg (FAA code: SPG)
The base was operational from 1.3.1935 till 29.10.1976.

Runway data: Rwy 06/24, Size: 1121 m (3677 ft) x 23 m (75 ft), Elev: 2m (7 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 18/36, Size: 873 m (2864 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 2m (7 ft).

 

St. Petersburg,FL / Clearwater IAP / AIRSTA Clearwater (ICAO code: KPIE)
The base became operational on 1976 and utilizes HH-60J helicopter and HC-130H aircraft.

Runway data: Rwy 04/22, Size: 1676 m (5500 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 3m (10 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 09/27, Size: 1574 m (5165 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 3m (10 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 17R/35L, Size: 1219 m (4000 ft) x 23 m (75 ft), Elev: 3m (10 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 17L/35R, Size: 2682 m (8800 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 3m (10 ft).

 

Traverse City,MI / Cherry County AP / AIRSTA Traverse City (ICAO code: KTVC)
The base became operational in 1946 and utilizes HH-65C helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 10/28, Size: 1982 m (6501 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 190m (624 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 18/36, Size: 1557 m (5107 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 190m (624 ft).

 

Warrenton,OR / Astoria RAP / AIRSTA Astoria (FAA code: AST)
The base became operational on 1966 and utilizes HH-60J helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 06/28, Size: 1767 m (5796 ft) x 30 m (100 ft), Elev: 5m (15 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 13/31, Size: 1523 m (4996 ft) x 30 m (100 ft), Elev: 5m (15 ft).

 

Waukegan,IL / Waukegan RAP / AIRFAC Waukegan (FAA code: UGN)
The base utilizes HH-65C helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 05/23, Size: 1829 m (6000 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 222m (727 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 14/32, Size: 1143 m (3751 ft) x 23 m (75 ft), Elev: 222m (727 ft).

 

Westhampton Beach,NY / Frances Gabreski AP / AIRFAC Long Island (FAA code: FOK)
The base utilizes HH-65C helicopter.
Runway data: Rwy 01/19, Size: 1524 m (5000 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 20m (67 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 06/24, Size: 2743 m (9000 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 20m (67 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 15/33, Size: 1524 m (5000 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 20m (67 ft).

 

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