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Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans

Naval Air Station
Joint Reserve Base New Orleans

Alvin Callender Field
Insignia for NAS/JRB New Orleans
ICAO: KNBGFAA LID: NBG
Summary
Airport type Military: Naval Air Station
Operator United States Navy
Location Belle Chasse, Louisiana (current location)
Built Aug 1954 - Dec 13, 1957 (current facility)
In use Apr 26, 1958 - Present
Commander Captain Scott R. Gootee
Occupants United States Navy
Elevation AMSL 3 ft / 1 m
Coordinates
Website
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 9,999 3,048 PEM
14/32 6,000 1,829 PEM

Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans is a base of the United States military located in ICAO: KNBGFAA LID: NBG) which is located three nautical miles (6 km) south of the central business district of New Orleans.[1] The base's predecessor, NAS New Orleans, occupied the current location of the University of New Orleans's principal campus until 1957.

Contents

  • Occupants 1
    • Current occupants 1.1
    • Previous occupants 1.2
  • Facilities 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Occupants

Current occupants

Previous occupants

NAS New Orleans in the 1940s, located on the present-day main campus of the University of New Orleans

Facilities

New Orleans NAS JRB (Alvin Callender Field) has two runways with PEM surfaces: 4/22 is 9,999 by 200 feet (3,048 × 61 m) and 14/32 is 6,000 by 200 feet (1,829 × 61 m).[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for NBG (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-07-02.
  2. ^ "Belle Chasse CDP, Louisiana." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on May 22, 2010.

External links

  • NAS JRB New Orleans
  • NAS JRB New Orleans at GlobalSecurity.org
  • New Orleans NAS Joint Reserve Base - Belle Chasse, LA at TheMilitaryZone.com
  • Aerial photo as of 23 February 1998 from USGS The National Map
  • FAA Airport Diagram for NBG (PDF), effective January 7, 2016
  • FAA Terminal Procedures for NBG, effective January 7, 2016
  • Resources for this U.S. military airport:
    • FAA airport information for NBG
    • AirNav airport information for KNBG
    • ASN accident history for NBG
    • NOAA/NWS latest weather observations
    • SkyVector aeronautical chart for KNBG
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