Joint Base Andrews Airport Camp Springs, Maryland
Satellite and aerial maps of Andrews AFB with nearby locations
1945 to present
| 38° 48' 38.88'' N - 76° 52' 0.83'' W|
|Camp Springs, Maryland|
|ICAO: KADW||IATA: ADW|| FAA: ADW |
| Elevation: 280 feet|
Created as Camp Springs Army Air Field during WWII and known as Andrews Air Force Base for most of its history, it was renamed Joint Base Andrews in 2009.
Andrews is widely known for serving as home of the Air Force One and other USAF VIP aircraft but is also base for National Guard fighters and a Naval Air Facility ( NAF Washington ).
|Kayaker Rescue at Patuxent River Park, 07-Dec-20 : #kayaker Maryland State Police AW139 Trooper 2 helicopter hoist a kayaker who had capsized and was stuck in mud in the marsh at Patuxent River Park in Prince George’s County|
|Andrews Squadron First Encounter with Grey Wolf, 13-Aug-20 : #VIP USAF 1st Helicopter Squadron, the VIP unit at Andrews AFB, had a first look to their future helicopter, the MH-139A Grey Wolf, when one of the aircraft made a stop during the ferry flight from Philadelphia factory to Duke Field, FL where the model development program is underway|
|Latin American Cadets Visits USAF 1st HS, 26-Nov-18 : #Cadets Cadets from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay and Peru make a tour to the US Air Force 1st Helicopter Squadron at Andrews AFB, MD. The unit is charge of VIP transport in Washington DC area and expects to replace their UH-1N for MH-139 in coming years|
|USAF VIP UH-1N Recovered F-16 Ejected Pilot, 15-Apr-17 : USAF’s 1st Helicopter Squadron UH-1N Huey from Andrews AFB, normally involved in VIP duties, recovered the downed pilot during the F-16 Fighting Falcon crash incident|