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  • usa Simmons Army Airfield

    Fayetteville, North Carolina



    Satellite and aerial maps of Simmons AAF with nearby locations

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    5.7284 Womack Army Medical Center, North Carolina
    8.1302KPOB Pope AAF, North Carolina
    11.0176NC83 Cape Fear Valley Medical Center Heliport, North Carolina
    16.5160KFAY Fayetteville Grannis Field, North Carolina
    33.4034KHRJ Harnett Regional Jetport, North Carolina
    33.8054NC96 Betsy Johnson Memorial Hospital Heliport, North Carolina

    1952 to present

    35° 7' 54.14'' N - 78° 56' 23.43'' W
    Fort Bragg
    Elevation: 239 feet

    History of this Location

    Simmons Army Airfield (AAF) along with Camp Mackall and Pope AFB (now an Army Airfield) are the three airfields supporting Fort Bragg training and rapid contingency deployments of the 82nd Airborne Division

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    List of units at Simmons AAF

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    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    2006/    3-82 GSABCH-47F Chinook 2009/   
    414 - H-47D Chinook 2006/09
    S-70 H-60 2006/   
    1992/0757 MedCoS-70 H-60 1992/07
    1987/    82nd CABCH-47F Chinook 2009/   
    AH-64D Apache 1997/   
    206 1987/16
    AH-64A Apache 1987/97
    414 - H-47D Chinook 1987/   
    S-70 H-60 1987/   
    1965116th AHC204 1965/71
    1963/6745 MedCo205 1967/71

    Simmons AAF News

    82nd Airborne Received Chinook MYII, 01-Jul-16 : The 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade’s “Flippers”, Bravo Company, General Support Aviation Battalion 3rd GSAB, received new CH-47 Multi-Year II (MYII) to replace their CH-47F Chinooks

    U.S. and British Paratroopers in CJOAX 15-01, 15-Apr-15 : US Army 82nd Airborne Division and UK 16 Air Assault Brigade are participating in CJOAX 15-01, Combined Joint Operational Access Exercise, Bragg largest multinational training exercise in 20 years

    82nd CAB comes home after record-breaking deployment, 21-Sep-12 : FORT BRAGG, N.C. by Staff Sgt. April Campbell – After one year, flying more than 175,000 record-breaking hours during a third deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade has officially come home to Fort Bragg.

    First CH-47F Chinook Multiyear I Delivered, 26-Feb-09 : Boeing delivered to the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, NC, the first CH-47F Chinook Multiyear I helicopter manufactured under a five-year U.S. Army contract

    List of aircraft and events at Simmons AAF

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    1973 USAF UH-1N 69-6624
    1979-mar-14 accidentArmy UH-1D 66-16092
    1980-apr-28 accidentArmy OH-58A 69-16197
    2002 UH-1H 71-20163
    2018-aug-15 Army CH-47F 14-08447
    2021-feb-02 Army UH-60M 12-20494

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