japan MCAS Iwakuni

Iwakuni, Honshu
japan




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KmBearing
30.3 71 Kure, Honshu
64.5259RJOF Hofu - kita, Honshu
70.7 62RJOA Hiroshima, Honshu
87.0212RJFO Oita, Oita
109.3264RJOZ Ozuki Naval Air Base, Honshu
115.6253RJFR Kitakyushu, Fukuoka



1950 to present

34° 8' 36.96'' N - 132° 14' 9.57'' E
Iwakuni, Japan
ICAO: RJOIIATA:
Elevation: 10 feet



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List of units at MCAS Iwakuni

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
111 KokutaiMCH-101 2006/   
EH101 Mk.518 2006/   
S-80M-1 1989/   
kv-107iia-3 1971/90
kv-107ii-3 1963/74





News about this location


Ospreys Continue Earthquake Relief Efforts, 23-Apr-16 : US Marines Ospreys from VMM-265 based at Okinawa joined Japan Self Defense Force (JSDF) helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181) in their fifth day of disaster relief operations after the earthquakes

MV-22 Ospreys arrive at MCAS Iwakuni, 23-Jul-12 : MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan - By Lance Cpl. Benjamin Pryer, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni - Twelve MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft were off-loaded from a civilian cargo ship at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, today. This marks the first deployment of the MV-22 to Japan.






List of aircraft and events at MCAS Iwakuni

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DatesOrg/TypeUnit
1979 US US Marine CorpsCH-46A150951
1984 US US Marine CorpsCH-46A152528
2000-oct-10 CH-46A150951
2001-oct US US NavyCH-46A150951
2007-may US US NavyMH-60S Seahawk166292
2011-sep-29 MCH-101 8655 delJapan Maritime Self-Defense ForceMCH-1018655
2012-sep-24 US US Marine CorpsMV-22B Osprey168220
2012-sep-24 US US Marine CorpsMV-22B Osprey168223
2013-jul-30 US US Marine CorpsMV-22B Osprey168017
2014-jun-27 mishapUS US Marine CorpsMV-22B Osprey168014
2017-aug-17 accidentJapan Maritime Self-Defense ForceCH-1018193



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