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  • usa MCAS New River

    Jacksonville, North Carolina



    Satellite and aerial maps of MCAS New River with nearby locations

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    15.7144 Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
    20.4311KOAJ Albert J Ellis, North Carolina
    23.320414NC Camp Davis MCOLF Heliport, North Carolina
    52.621445NR NHRMC-ED North Heliport, North Carolina
    53.4068 Craven Community College, North Carolina
    54.8041KEWN Coastal Carolina Regional, North Carolina

    1941 to present

    34° 42' 25.92'' N - 77° 26' 43.07'' W
    2nm SW of Jacksonville, NC
    Elevation: 26 feet

    History of this Location

    Marine Corps Air Station New River is a helicopter and tilt-rotor base in Jacksonville, North Carolina near amphibious assault training facility Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. In 1972, New River airfield received the name of McCutcheon Field for Brigadier General Keith B McCutcheon, one of the fathers of Marine Corps helicopter aviation.

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    List of units at MCAS New River

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    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    2014/    HMH-366S-80 H-53E 2008/   
    2009/    VMM-264V-22 Osprey 2009/   
    2009/    VMM-365V-22 Osprey 2009/   
    2008/    VMM-261V-22 Osprey 2008/   
    2008/    VMM-266V-22 Osprey 2008/   
    2005/    VMM-162V-22 Osprey 2006/   
    2005/    VMM-263V-22 Osprey 2005/   
    2003/16VMX-22K-MAX 2016
    V-22 Osprey 2003/16
    S-80 H-53E 2003/16
    1999/    VMMT-204V-22 Osprey 2000/   
    1996/    HMHT-302S-65 H-53 1987/10
    S-80 H-53E 1987/   
    1995/97HMH-772S-80 H-53E 1995/   
    RH-53D 1993/95
    S-65 H-53 1970/95
    1983/08HMM-266107M H-46 Sea Knight 1983/08
    1981/    HMH-464S-80 H-53E 1981/   
    1980/09HMM-365107M H-46 Sea Knight 1980/09
    1975/05HMM-263107M H-46 Sea Knight 1967/05
    1972/99HMT-204107M H-46 Sea Knight 1972/99
    S-65 H-53 1972/88
    1972/77HMM-268UH-1N 1972/77
    1971/    HMLA-167UH-1Y Venom 2011/   
    209 AH-1 Cobra 1984/   
    UH-1N 1972/12
    UH-1E Iroquois 1968/75
    1971/    HMLA-269UH-1Y Venom 2012/   
    UH-1N 1986/13
    209 AH-1 Cobra 1971/   
    1969/94HMH-362S-65 H-53 1969/12
    S-58 H-34 1962/69
    1966/68HMM-161107M H-46 Sea Knight 1966/09
    S-58 H-34 1960/66
    1965/71HMM-365107M H-46 Sea Knight 1967/71
    S-58 H-34 1963/67
    1962/66HMM-265107M H-46 Sea Knight 1962/70
    1959/05HMM-162107M H-46 Sea Knight 1967/05
    S-58 H-34 1959/67
    S-55 H-19 1952/59
    1959/09HMM-264107M H-46 Sea Knight 1968/09
    S-58 H-34 1959/68
    1957/    HMH-461S-80 H-53E 1988/   
    S-65 H-53 1967/88
    S-56 H-37 1957/67
    1954/65HMM-263S-58 H-34 1962/67
    H-43 Huskie 1956/62
    S-55 H-19 1952/56
    1954/66HMM-262107M H-46 Sea Knight 1965/13
    S-58 H-34 1955/65
    S-55 H-19 1951/54
    1954/08HMM-261107M H-46 Sea Knight 1966/08
    S-58 H-34 1956/68
    S-55 H-19 1951/56
    1952/93VMO-1UH-1E Iroquois 1964/70

    MCAS New River News

    CH-53K First Simulator Ready, 04-May-20 : #simulator Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River in Jacksonville, NC has the first Containerized Flight Training Device (CFTD) simulator for the USMC future heavy lift helicopter Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion

    New Hangar at MCAS New River for CH-53K, 12-Oct-19 : #NewRiver The Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (CNATT) has a new hangar at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River, NC for the new CH-53K King Stallion helicopters slated to arrive in the near future

    HMLA-167 Transitioned to AH-1Z Viper, 28-Nov-18 : #Viper Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron HMLA-167 based at MCAS New River received Bell AH-1Z Viper to replace its AH-1W Whiskey Cobra used for more than 30 years

    First CH-53K Delivered to US Marine Corps, 16-May-18 : Sikorsky delivered the first of an expected 200 CH-53K today to MCAS New River. The King Stallion can carry 27,000 lbs externally over 110 nautical miles, more than triple capacity of the CH-53E

    First Japanese V-22 Osprey Crew Chief, 12-Apr-17 : Sgt 1st Class Midsru Miyazaki to be Japan’s first MV-22 Osprey crew chief after complete training with VMMT-204 at MCAS New River, North Carolina

    23-Jul-16 - Osprey Training Squadron VMMT-204
    15-Jun-15 - Marines MV-22 Osprey First Landing on Dutch Ship
    31-Mar-15 - Marines HMHT-302 Receives New Hangar
    24-Jun-14 - VMR-1 CH-46 conducts mass casualty drills
    03-Jan-13 - New hangar at MCAS New River

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