usa Quonset State Airport

North Kingstown, Rhode Island

11.2133 NS Newport, Rhode Island
14.0354KPVD Providence, Rhode Island
56.5263CT93 William W. Backus Hospital Heliport, Connecticut
60.5240KGON Groton, Connecticut
66.4 58KPYM Plymouth Municipal, Massachusetts
68.7 16KOWD Norwood Memorial, Massachusetts

1941 to present

41 35 56 secs N - 71 24 48 secs W
Rhode Island
Elevation: 18 feet

Known as NAS Quonset Point until 1974 when was transfered to civilian use. It is still in use by the Rhode Island Army National Guard.
The airfield houses QUONSET air museum opened in 1992.
Preserved aircraft: Sea King 149738/11 (from 1996).

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
1986/    1st Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment
1973/74HS-74 Big MothersS-61 H-3 1973/85
1970/73HS-1 SeahorsesS-61 H-3 1961/97
1969/73HS-7 Dusty DogsS-61 H-3 1969/95
1961/62HS-13 Sub ChoppersS-58 H-34 1961/62
1959/74HS-5 NightdippersS-61 H-3 1964/95
S-58 H-34 1957/64
1957/73HS-11 DragonslayersS-61 H-3 1962/95
S-58 H-34 1958/64
1956/68HS-9 Sea GriffinsS-61 H-3 1964/68
S-58 H-34 1956/64
1955/74VXE-6 Puckered PenguinsHH-1N ??/99
Rhode Island National Guard


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By Date | By Serial

1996 US NavyHSS-2 Sea King149738
2005-jun-17 HH-65 Dolphin6581
2007-aug-11 UH-60A Black Hawk86-24530
2008-jan-05 HSS-2 Sea King149738
2008-jun-28 UH-60A Black Hawk86-24530
2008-jun-29 UH-60A Black Hawk85-24438
2009-jun-26 MV-22B Osprey166494
2009-jun-27 UH-60A Black Hawk86-24530
2009-jun-28 AS355F Ecureuil 2N355FF
2010-jun-26 HSS-2 Sea King149738
2010-jun-26 UH-60A Black Hawk85-24438
2010-jun-26 UH-60A Black Hawk86-24498
2011-jun-25 UH-60A Black Hawk85-24438
2011-jun-26 HSS-2 Sea King149738

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