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  • usa Horsham Air Guard Station / Willow Grove NAS JRB Airport

    Willow Grove, Pennsylvania

    USA





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    Satellite and aerial maps of NAS JRB Willow Grove with nearby locations


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    11.929995PN Lansdale Hospital Heliport, Pennsylvania
    12.13599PS3 Doylestown Hospital Heliport, Pennsylvania
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    15.72447PN3 Mercy Suburban Hospital Heliport, Pennsylvania
    15.93380PA9 Carson Heliport, Pennsylvania



    1926 to present

    40° 12' 0.00'' N - 75° 8' 53.52'' W
    6km NW of Willow Grove, PA
    ICAO: KNXXIATA: NXX
    Elevation: 358 feet




    History of this Location


    Site was originally Willow Grove plant, where Pitcairn built autogiros in 1930s.
    Along present Pennsylvania Air and Army National Guard, the US Navy operated the base as Naval Air Station JRB Willow Grove between 1943 and 2011 for both Navy and Marines reserve units. The Navy performed the Final Flight ceremony on March 30, 2011 and the base was renamed Horsham Air Guard Station

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    List of units at NAS JRB Willow Grove

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    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    1985/01HSL-94Seasprite 1985/01
    1979/95HS-75S-70 H-60 ??/07
    1972/01HMH-772S-80 H-53E 1995/   
    RH-53D 1993/95
    S-65 H-53 1970/95
    1958/70HMH-772S-65 H-53 1970/95
    S-58 H-34 1958/71
    1958/62HMLA-775PV-18 1958/62
    Pennsylvania National Guard






    List of aircraft and events at NAS JRB Willow Grove

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    DatesOrg/TypeUnit
    1981 USMC CH-53A 152393
    1992 Army UH-1B 62-1920
    2001-sep HMH-772 CH-53E 165347
    2006-aug-09 CH-53E 165345 / MT-404
    2006-aug-09 CH-53E 165347 / MT-408
    2017-feb Army UH-1B 62-1920



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