usa Whiting Field NAS South Airport

Milton, Florida


Satellite and aerial maps of NAS Whiting Field with nearby locations

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1.3345KNSE NAS Whiting Field North, Florida
8.71642R4 Peter Prince Field, Florida
13.0105KNZX NOLF Harold helipad, Florida
17.0265KNVI NOLF Pace helipad, Florida
26.7219KNDP NAS Ellyson Field, Florida
31.1211KPNS Pensacola Intl, Florida

1943 to present

30° 42' 45'' N - 87° 1' 6'' W
5km N of Milton, FL
Elevation: 177 feet

History of this Location

Naval Air Station Whiting Field, actually two airfields sharing a common support base, is one of the US Navy's two primary pilot training bases (the other being NAS Corpus Christi in Texas). Home to Training Air Wing FIVE provides training for US Navy, US Marine Corps, US Coast Guard, USAF and those of several allied nations.

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List of units at NAS Whiting Field

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
2007/    HT-28206 2007/   
1973/    HT-8206 1968/   
1972/    HT-18TH-1L Iroquois 1972/83
206 1972/   

NAS Whiting Field News

Leonardo to Open Support Center if Wins TH-73 Tender, 25-Sep-19 : #TH73 If selected as the US Navy’ future trainer helicopter TH-73, Leonardo plans to build a TH-119 support center in Northwest Florida near NAS Whiting Field which is where all helicopter pilots for the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard are trained

Safety Award for Training Squadron HT-18, 23-May-19 : #Safety US Navy’ Helicopter Training Squadron HT-18, one of six units under Training Air Wing 5, received the Admiral John H. Towers Flight Safety Award

US Navy’s Newest Outlying Landing Field, 01-Feb-19 : #Escambia Following a land exchange with Escambia and Santa Rosa counties, outlying landing field Site X at NAS Whiting Field opened for helicopter training operations. NAS Whiting Field trains all Navy, Coast Guard and Marine helicopter pilots, as well as a number of international students each year

2018 Navy Fleet Fly-In, 23-Oct-18 : #NavyFlyIn The Naval Helicopter Association (NHA) hosting the 29th Gulf Coast Fleet Fly-In at Naval Air Station Whiting Field

H135 at the US Navy Fleet Fly-In Event, 20-Oct-18 : #NavyFlyin Airbus to feature H135 for US Navy future training helicopter program at the Naval Helicopter Association’s Fleet Fly-in at Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Pensacola, FL, October 22-26

List of aircraft and events at NAS Whiting Field

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By Date | By Serial

1984-nov-25 TH-57A Sea Ranger157355 / E-39
2006-oct-24 MH-60S Seahawk165771
2008-dec-16 US NavyTH-57B Sea Ranger163313
2010-oct-20 MH-60S Seahawk167870
2010-oct-20 MH-60S Seahawk167844
2013-oct-23 AgustaWestland PhiladelphiaAW119Kx KoalaN499SM
2014 US NavySH-60B Seahawk164462
2014-oct-31 Bell Helicopter407GXN722MT
2014-oct-31 AgustaWestland PhiladelphiaAW119Kx KoalaN499SM
2015-may US Marine CorpsCH-46A152528
2016-oct-25 AgustaWestland PhiladelphiaAW119Ke KoalaN119HF
2017-oct-26 AgustaWestland PhiladelphiaAW119Kx KoalaN194NT
2018-jun US NavyTH-57B Sea Ranger163345
2019-jan-30 US NavyTH-57C Sea Ranger162680

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