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9. USAF - Griffiss

Last modified: 24 Apr 2022, submitted by: Joker

Country: United States    Region: New York

Locale: Rome

Latitude: 43° 13' 14" N     Longitude: -76° 35' 30" E

Area use / Military Branches: Closed


4313'14"N 7524'30"W Griffiss Intl.Airpt. Former USAF airbase (1942-1995)
1942 - WW2 depot airfield
1948 - Reassigned Griffiss AFB under Air Defense Comand. ADC interceptor units were stationed there for the next 30 years as Griffiss became a center for the Northeast air defense mission and was headquarters of the Northeast Air Defense Sector.
1959 - SAC B-52 wing operations until 1992
1993 - BRAC realignment & closure
1995 - deactivation/closure and converted into civil airpt/Industrial park

Current: (SEE: 3.Air Combat Cmd / Eastern Air Defence Sector - Rome)

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