• Helicopter books
  • Books
  • Helicopter patches
  • Patches
  • Oil & Gas
  • Wind Energy
  • Urban air mobility
  • Air Ambulances
  • Model kits
  • Kits
  • Mobile APP

  • usa Whiting Field NAS South Airport

    Milton, Florida



    Satellite and aerial maps of NAS Whiting Field with nearby locations

    Toggle Map

    1.3345KNSE NAS Whiting Field North, Florida
    8.71642R4 Peter Prince Field, Florida
    13.0105KNZX NOLF Harold helipad, Florida
    13.6146KNGS Naval Outlying Field Santa Rosa, Florida
    17.0265KNVI NOLF Pace helipad, Florida
    26.7219KNDP NAS Ellyson Field, 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.

    @ (optional)     Send

    List of units at NAS Whiting Field

    Login to Edit

    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    2007/    HT-28206 2007/   
    1973/    HT-8AW119T 2021/   
    206 1968/   
    1972/    HT-18TH-1L Iroquois 1972/83
    206 1972/   

    NAS Whiting Field News

    TH-73A Thrasher First Naval Aviation Students, 24-Sep-22 : #Thrasher First US Navy students naval aviators began advanced helicopter training in the new Leonardo TH-73A Thrasher with Helicopter Training Squadron HT-8 at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field in Milton, Florida

    First TH-73A Thrasher Delivered to US Navy, 09-Aug-21 : #Thrasher US Navy received first operational TH-73 new trainer helicopter at NAS Whiting Field. Named “Thrasher” for a brown bird common to the southeastern United States

    First TH-73A Delivered to US Navy, 11-Jun-21 : #TH73 Delivery of first of 130 Leonardo Philadelphia TH-73A trainer helicopters to the US Navy. The AW119Kx was chosen to replace the TH-57 as the Undergraduate Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS) for the US Navy, Marines, Coast Guard and NATO allies

    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

    01-Feb-19 - US Navy’s Newest Outlying Landing Field #Escambia
    23-Oct-18 - 2018 Navy Fleet Fly-In #NavyFlyIn
    20-Oct-18 - H135 at the US Navy Fleet Fly-In Event #NavyFlyin

    List of aircraft and events at NAS Whiting Field

    Login to Edit

    By Date | By Serial

    1984-nov-25 TH-57A 157355 / E-39
    2006-oct-24 MH-60S ?
    2008-dec-16 HT-8 TH-57B 163313
    2010-oct-20 MH-60S ?
    2010-oct-20 MH-60S ?
    2013-oct-23 AgustaWestland Philadelphia AW119KX N499SM
    2014 USN SH-60B 164462
    2014-oct-31 Bell Helicopter 407GX N722MT
    2014-oct-31 AgustaWestland Philadelphia AW119KX N499SM
    2015-may USMC CH-46A 152528
    2016-oct-25 AgustaWestland Philadelphia AW119KE N119HF
    2017-oct-26 AgustaWestland Philadelphia AW119KX N194NT
    2018-jun USN TH-57B 163345
    2019-jan-30 USN TH-57C 162680
    2023-jan-13 USN AW119T 170167
    2023-jan-13 USN AW119T 170161

    share     facebook     twitter     linkedin