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  • usa Joint Base Andrews Airport

    Camp Springs, Maryland

    USA





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    12.5299DC03 USPP Eagles Nest Heliport, District of Columbia
    13.4285KBOF Bolling AFB, District of Columbia
    13.4255 Gaylord National Convention Center, Maryland
    13.5291 NSF Anacostia, District of Columbia
    15.5287KDCA Washington National, District of Columbia
    16.9303 Ronald Reagan Building, District of Columbia



    1945 to present

    38° 48' 38.88'' N - 76° 52' 0.83'' W
    Camp Springs, Maryland
    ICAO: KADWIATA: ADW FAA: ADW
    Elevation: 280 feet




    History of this Location


    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 ).

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    List of units at Andrews AFB

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    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    1975/78459th ASUH-1N 1975/91
    1975Soaring Eagles206 1973/   
    1969/    1st HSS-61 H-3 1970/88
    UH-1N 1970/   
    TH-1F Iroquois 1969/70



    Andrews AFB News


    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







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