Naval Air Station

A naval air station is a military airbase, and consists of a permanent land-based operations locations for the military aviation division of the relevant branch of a navy. These bases are populated by squadrons and their support commands.

The term "Naval Air Station" is used by many countries' navies, such as the United States Navy, Royal Australian Navy, UK's Royal Navy. The French Navy use Base d'aéronautique navale or BAN (Naval aéronautics base) or commonly called aeronavale base.

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... Naval Air Station Adak - Adak, Alaska Naval Air Station Agana - Agana, Guam Naval Air Station Akron - Akron, Ohio (now Akron Fulton International Airport) Naval Air Station Alameda ... Air Force and renamed as Patrick AFB) Naval Air Station and Naval Operating Base Bermuda - Southampton Parish, Bermuda, 1941-1970 (subsequently NAS Bermuda ... Bermuda (1970–1995) (former Kindley AFB) Naval Air Station Brunswick - Brunswick, Maine Naval Air Station Cecil Field - Florida (now Cecil Field Airport ...
List Of Washington, D.C. Tornadoes - Tornadoes
... Several cannons were thrown through the air by the violent winds ... Alexandria, the tornado crossed the Potomac River and injured several people at the Anacostia Naval Air Station ... An airplane hangar at Anacostia Naval Air Station was demolished along with the seven airplanes inside it ...
Naval Air Station - United States Navy
... In the United States, a "Naval Air Station" is an air base of the United States Navy ... in foreign countries, they are often identified as US Naval Air Stations (USNAS), as the term is used by the navies of other countries ... A slightly lower level of air base in the U.S ...
List Of United States Naval Air Stations - Former U.S. Naval Air Stations Consolidated/realigned Into Other Active Naval Installations (airfiel
... Naval Air Station Anacostia - Washington, DC (realigned as Naval Station Anacostia runways removed, heliport retained to support HMX-1) Naval Air Station Barin Field ...

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