usa Horsham Air Guard Station / Willow Grove NAS JRB Airport

Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
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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


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
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List of aircraft and events at NAS JRB Willow Grove

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DatesOrg/TypeUnit
1981 US Marine CorpsCH-53A Sea Stallion152393
1992 US Army AviationUH-1B Iroquois62-1920
2001-sep US Marine CorpsCH-53E Super Stallion165347
2006-aug-09 CH-53E Super Stallion165345 / MT-404
2006-aug-09 CH-53E Super Stallion165347 / MT-408
2017-feb US Army AviationUH-1B Iroquois62-1920



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