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CGAS Astoria

1964 to present    

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Coast Guard Air Station Astoria
CGAS Astoria was established on August 14, 1964 at Tongue Point Naval Station with 2 HH-52A Seaguard to be operated from that location. The helicopters moved to Port of Astoria Airport during bad weather until February 25, 1966 when they moved permanently to their present location at the airport

The 2 HH-52A were replaced with 3 larger HH-3F Pelican in March 1973 and 2 HU-25A Falcon jet aircraft were assigned to the Air Station in October 1983.

A 4.8 million dollar construction began in 1982 and was completed in August 1984 resulting in a two-fold expansion on the hangar building. A third HU-25A Falcon was added in June 1988.

In September 1987 the HH-3F Pelicans were replaced with 3 HH-65 Dolphins. In 1995 both the HU-25A Falcons and the HH-65 Dolphins were replaced by the HH-60J Jayhawk

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News of Coast Guard Air Station Astoria

Yellow Jayhawk to Celebrate Coast Guard Aviation Centenary, 17-Jan-16 : US Coast Guard Air Station Astoria received a yellow-painted MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter in celebration of 100 years of Coast Guard aviation representing colors used in early years

MH-60T for CGAS Astoria, 17-Feb-12 : ASTORIA, Ore. — Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, Ore., received an upgraded rescue helicopter at Air Station Astoria Thursday.


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1995/    s-70 H-60
1987/95HH-65 Dolphin
1973/87HH-3F Pelican
1964/73HH-52A Sea Guard

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List of Aircraft for Astoria
C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
61-669 hh-3f 1492 : 1974 pictured at CGAS Astoria ( not clearly seen, this also prob be 1482 )
70-622 hh-60j 6001 : conv MH-60T; 2011 CGAS Astoria
70-651 hh-60j 6003 : 1997 at CGAS Astoria
: 15jan16 at CGAS Astoria in yellow paint scheme as part of the centennial +
70-661 hh-60j 6006 : Apr10 CGAS Astoria
70-1565 hh-60j 6008 : Jun05 CGAS Astoria
hh-60j 6011 : Feb12 CGAS Astoria
: March 2012 based CGAS Astoria, Washington
70-1581 hh-60j 6013 : Aug98 CGAS Astoria
: 2013 type:MH-60T CGAS Astoria
: 05aug15 asg CGAS Astoria pictured during the Pathfinder-Minutemen joint ex+
70-1699 hh-60j 6017 : w/o 07jul10 en route from Astoria, Oregon to Coast Guard station Sitka, Al+
70-1703 hh-60j 6021 : Sikorsky S-70B-5, cn 70-1703, ff?; ordered by USN as HH-60J 163821; del US+
70-1788 hh-60j 6029 : Feb12 MH-60T type at CGAS Astoria
: 21oct15 asg CGAS Astoria pictured sits on beach while the crew rescue swim+
70-1789 hh-60j 6030 : Jan08 at CGAS Astoria
70-1956 hh-60j 6035 : 2013 CGAS Astoria

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