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Lat 57° 45' 0N Long 152° 29' 38W Kodiak Airfield is located at an elevation of 78' above sea level on Fort Greeley on Kodiak Island in Alaska in the United States. Also known as Kodiak Naval Air Station or NAS Kodiak. Located at an elevation of 78' above sea level.
Built prewar by the U.S. Navy (USN) at Fort Greeley after the completion of Sitka Seaplane Base. The facility had a seaplane ramp and runway known as Kodiak Airfield were both completed by June 15, 1941. The supporting facilities included hangers and buildings.
During World War II, Kodiak Naval Air Station was used by U.S. Navy floatplanes including OS2U Kingfishers and PBY Catalinas. The runway,
American units based at Kodiak
VS-56 (OS2U) - December 1944
VS-70 (OS2U) - December 1944
VS-49 (OS2U) - December 1944
VS-48 (OS2U) December 1944 - August 1945
54th FG, 42nd FS (P-39) Harding Field June 12, 1942–September 8, 1942 Adak
54th FG, 57th FS (P-39 detachment) Elmendorf September 30, 1942–? Elmendorf
28th CG, 36th BS (B-24) ?–May 4, 1943 Amchitka
On April 17, 1947 a U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Air Station was commissioned at NAS Kodiak with an air detachment that operated a single PBY Catalina manned by seven pilots and thirty crew.
On July 1, 1971 the U.S. Navy (USN) turned all airport runways and
areas on the northern side over to the State of Alaska. The rest of the base was turned over to the U.S. Coast
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