usa MCAS New River

Jacksonville, North Carolina

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15.7144 Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
23.320414NC Camp Davis MCOLF Heliport, North Carolina
53.4 68 Craven Community College, North Carolina
54.8 41KEWN Coastal Carolina Regional, North Carolina
55.9 67KNKT MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina
67.7223 Wilmington, North Carolina

1941 to present

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

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

News about this location

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

Osprey Training Squadron VMMT-204, 23-Jul-16 : The mission of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Training Squadron VMMT-204 is to do the initial assessment training on tiltrotor Osprey pilots for Marines and USAF MV and CV-22 aircraft

Marines MV-22 Osprey First Landing on Dutch Ship, 15-Jun-15 : A VMM-261 Osprey made the first landing on a Royal Netherlands Navy ship. Support ship HNLMS Karel Doorman (A833) conduct interoperability tests near MCAS New River, NC on June 12

Marines HMHT-302 Receives New Hangar, 31-Mar-15 : Marine Heavy Helicopter Training Squadron 302 new hangar at MCAS New River is 67,065 square feet / 6230 square meters in total.

24-Jun-14 - VMR-1 CH-46 conducts mass casualty drills
03-Jan-13 - New hangar at MCAS New River

List of aircraft and events at MCAS New River

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1979 US Marine CorpsCH-53D Sea Stallion157168
1980 US Marine CorpsCH-46F155308
1987 US Marine CorpsCH-53A Sea Stallion151698
1995-sep US Marine CorpsCH-53D Sea Stallion157738
1996-mar-19 accidentUS Marine CorpsCH-46D154821
1999-may US Marine CorpsCH-46D153953
1999-aug US Marine CorpsCH-46D154010
1999-oct US Marine CorpsCH-46D154034
2004 US Marine CorpsCH-46D153369
2004-sep-18 MV-22B Osprey165944 / MV-07
2004-sep-18 MV-22B Osprey166388
2008-jul-16 CH-46D153402 / YS
2009-may US Marine CorpsCH-53E Super Stallion165347
2011-may US Marine CorpsCH-46D154009
2011-may-13 MV-22B Osprey166485 / GX-00
2011-may-14 AH-1W Super Cobra165291 / CA-32
2011-may-14 CH-46F154847 / MQ-438
2011-may-14 CH-46F157692 / 03
2011-may-14 CH-53E Super Stallion162010 / EN 49
2011-may-14 MV-22B Osprey165437 / GX
2011-may-16 CH-46D153402 / YS
2011-dec-29 US Marine CorpsMV-22B Osprey165944
2012-jan US Marine CorpsUH-1N158265
2013-aug US Marine CorpsMV-22B Osprey165837
2014-sep US Marine CorpsCH-53E Super Stallion161539
2014-sep US Marine CorpsCH-53E Super Stallion163086
2016-feb US Marine CorpsMV-22B Osprey165437
2016-jul-24 US Marine CorpsCH-53A Sea Stallion152398
2017-jul-11 LightingUS Marine CorpsMV-22B Osprey168349
2018-may-16 US Marine CorpsCH-53K King Stallion169021

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