usa Quonset State Airport

North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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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
ICAO: KOQUIATA: OQU FAA: OQU
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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Units

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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




Events

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By Date | By Serial

TypeSerialDates
AS355F Ecureuil 2N355FF 28jun09
HH-65 Dolphin6581 17jun05
HSS-2 Sea King149738 96 05jan08 26jun10 26jun11
MV-22B Osprey166494 26jun09
UH-60A Black Hawk85-24438 29jun08 26jun10 25jun11
UH-60A Black Hawk86-24498 26jun10
UH-60A Black Hawk86-24530 11aug07 28jun08 27jun09


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