Country: United States Region: Florida
Latitude: 28° 46' 14" N Longitude: -82° 46' 6" E
Area use / Military Branches: Closed
Former Naval Air Stn Sanford 28°46'14"N 81°13'53"W
Advanced training base for land-based patrol bombers, followed by carrier-based fighter aircraft.
The air station briefly closed following the war and was placed in caretaker status, then reactivated in 1950, eventually serving as a Master Jet Base for carrier-based heavy attack and reconnaissance aircraft until 1969.
After its 1971 closure, reopened as civilian general aviation airport Orlando Sanford Intl.
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