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9. USAF Plattsburgh

Last modified: 24 Apr 2022

Country: United States    Region: New York

Latitude: 44° 38' 26" N     Longitude: -74° 31' 27" E

Area use / Military Branches: Closed.


4439'41"N 7328'4"W Former USAF Plattsburgh airbase was ops under Strategic Air Cmd 1954-1992 and under Air Mobility Cmd 1992-1995
Former units.
- SAC B47 380th Bomb Wing 1955-1966.
- SAC 820th Strategic Airspace Div Atlas F Missile Wing 1961-1966 During the period 1961 and 1963, 12 "Atlas F" missile sites were constructed within a 50 miles radius of the base, thus giving the base capability to launch 12 missiles seven days a week.
- SAC 497th Air Refuelling Wing 1962-1964
- SAC FB111 529th Bomb Sq 1973-1985.
Base closed 1994 and converted into current Plattsburgh Intl Airpt.

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