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    Iwakuni, Honshu


    Satellite and aerial maps of MCAS Iwakuni with nearby locations

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    30.3071 Kure, Honshu
    64.5259RJOF Hofu - kita, Honshu
    70.7062RJOA 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
    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

    MCAS Iwakuni News

    Helicopter Refuels and Resupplies F-35, 10-Feb-19 : #refueling 1st Marine Aircraft Wing training in Okinawa Japan demonstrated capability of refuel and rearm a F-35B V/STOL jet from a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter

    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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    By Date | By Serial

    1979 USMC CH-46A 150951
    1984 USMC CH-46A 152528
    2000-oct-10 CH-46A 150951
    2001-oct USN CH-46A 150951
    2007-may HSC-25 MH-60S 166292
    2011-sep-29 MCH-101 8655 delJMSDF MCH-101 8655
    2012-sep-24 VMM-265 MV-22B 168220
    2012-sep-24 VMM-265 MV-22B 168223
    2013-jul-30 HMM-262 MV-22B 168017
    2014-jun-27 mishapVMM-262 MV-22B 168014
    2017-aug-17 accidentJMSDF CH-101 8193
    2020-may-08 JGSDF MV-22B 91705

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