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U.S. Navy and Marine Corps
Historic Air Fields
Post World War I

 
Air Field Location Dates Named For
Archibald Managua, Nicaragua. 1928? Captain Robert J. Archibald, USMC
Armitage China Lake, California 30 May 1945    Lieutenant John M. Armitage, USNR
Ault Widbey Island, Washington 25 Feb1943 Commodore William B. Ault, USN
Barin Foley, Alabama 2 Jul 1942 Lieutenant Louis T. Barin, USN
Bauer Vila, New Hebrides Jun 1943 Lieutenant Colonel Harold W. Bauer, USMC, MOH
Bennett, Floyd New York, New York 23 May 1931 CWO Floyd Bennett, USN, MOH
Bordelon Hilo, Hawaii ? Sergeant William J. Bordelon, USMC, MOH
Bourne St. Thomas, Virgin Islands 1930? Major Louis T. Bourne, USMC
Brewer Agana, Guam 15 Feb 1973 Commander Charles W. Brewer, Jr.
Bristol Argentia, Newfoundland 1 Jun 1943 Rear Admiral Arthur L. Bristol, USN
Bronson Pensacola, Florida 2 Jul 1942 Lieutenant Junior Grade Charles K. Bronson, USN
Brown Chula Vista, California 1 Jun 1943 Commander Melville S. Brown, USN
Brown Quantico, Virginia 1922 Second Lieutenant Walter V. Brown, USMC
Cabaniss Corpus Christi, Texas 9 Jul 1941 Commander Robert W. Cabaniss, USN
Callender, Alvin New Orleans, Louisiana 26 Apr 1958 Captain Alvin A. Callender, RFC, Canada
Carney Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands 1942 Captain James V. Carney, USN
Cecil Cecil Field, Florida 20 Feb 1943 Commander Henry B. Cecil, USN
Chambers Norfolk, Virginia 1 Jun 1938 Captain Washington I. Chambers, USN
Chase Beeville, Texas 27 Apr 1943 Lieutenant Commander Nathan B. Chase, USN
Chevalier Pensacola, Florida 30 Dec 1936 Lieutenant Commander Godfrey deC. Chevalier, USN
Corry Pensacola, Florida 1 Nov 1922 Lieutenant Commander William M. Corry, USN, MOH
Cuddihy Corpus Christi, Texas 3 Sep 1941 Lieutenant George T. Cuddihy, USN
Cunningham Cherry Point, North Carolina 4 Sep 1941 Lieutenant Colonel Alfred A. Cunningham, USMC
Dowdell Apali, Nicaragua 1920? Sergeant Frank E. Dowdell, USMC
Dyess  Roi Island, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands   16 Apr 1944 Lieutenant Colonel Aquilla J. Dyess, USMC, MOH
Ellyson Pensacola, Florida 20 Jan 1943 Commander Theodore G. Ellyson, USN
Finucane Efate, New Hebrides WW II Lieutenant Arthur E. Finucane, USMC
Flatley Olathe, Kansas 20 May 1962 Vice Admiral James H. Flatley, USN
Fleming Minneapolis, Minnesota 20 Jul 1943 Captain Richard E. Fleming, USMC
Frankforter Esteli, Nicaragua 1920? Private Rudolph A. Frankforter, USMC
Halsey North Island, San Diego, California 20 Aug 1961 Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey, USN
Haring Efate, New Hebrides WW II Second Lieutenant Richard L. Haring, USMC
Harvey China Lake, Inyokern, California 10 May 1944 Lieutenant Commander Warren W. Harvey, USN
Hawkins Betio Island, Tarawa, Gilbert Islands WW II Lieutenant William D. Hawkins, USMC, MOH
Henderson Midway Island 19 Aug 1942 Major Loften R. Henderson, USMC
Henderson Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands Aug 1942 Major Loften R. Henderson, USMC
Hensley Dallas, Texas 1920? Colonel William N. Hensley, USMC
Isely Saipan, Mariana Island 30 Jun 1944 Commander Robert H. Isely, USN
Kiel Little America, Antarctica 1956 Petty Officer Third Class Max Kiel, USN
Lee Green Cove Springs, Floridia Sep 1940 Ensign Benjamin Lee, USN
Maxfield Lakehurst, New Jersey 6 Jan 1944 Commander Louis H. Maxfield, USN
McCain Meridian, Mississippi 14 Jul 1961 Admiral John S. McCain, USN
McCalla Guantanamo Bay, Cuba ? Captain Bowman H. McCalla, USN
McCutcheon New River, North Carolina 1972 General Kieth B. McCutcheon, USMC
Merritt Beaufort, South Carolina 19 Sep 1975 Major General Lewis G. Merritt, USMC
Mitchell, Albert Adak, Alaska 2 Feb 1944 Ensign Albert E. Mitchell, USN
Mitscher Miramar, California 14 Jun 1955 Admiral Marc A. Mitscher, USN
Moffett Moffett, California 17 May 1933 Rear Admiral W. A. Moffett, USN, MOH
Moret Zamboanga, Philippine Islands WW II Lieutenant Colonel Paul Moret, USMC
Mullinix Buota Island, Tarawa, Gilbert Islands 24 Nov 1943 Rear Admiral Henry M. Mullinix, USN
Munn Camp Pendleton, California 12 Jan 1987 Lieutenant General John C. Munn, USMC
Mustin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 17 Sep 1926 Captain Henry C. Mustin, USN
Nimitz Alameda, California 26 Jan 1967 Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN
Ofstie Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico 21 May 1959 Vice Admiral Ralph A. Ofstie, USN
O'Hare Abemama, Gilbert Islands Dec 1943 Lieutenant Commander Edward H. O'Hare, USN, MOH  
Page Parris Island, South Carolina 19 Sep 1938 Captain Arthur H. Page, Jr., USMC
Radford Cubi Point, Philippine Islands 21 Sep 1972 Admiral Arthur W. Radford, USN
Ramey Sanford, Florida 6 Feb 1959 Lieutenant Commander Robert W. Ramey, USN
Ream Imperial Beach, California 1943 Major William R. Ream, USA
Reeves Lemoore, California 20 Nov 1961 Admiral Joseph M. Reeves, USN
Rodd Corpus Christi, Texas 7 Jun 1941 Lieutenant Herbert C. Rodd, USNR
Rogers Barbers Point, Hawaii 10 Sep 1974 Commander John Rodgers, USN
Sailer Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands WW 2 Major Joseph Sailer, USMC
Saufley Pensacola, Florida 22 Aug 1940 Lieutenant Junior Grade Richard C. Saufley, USN
Shea Squantum, Massachusetts 15 Mar 1946 Lieutenant Commander John J. Shea, USN
Shea South Weymouth, Massachusetts 1954 Lieutenant Commander John J. Shea, USN
Sherman, Forrest Pensacola, Florida 2 Nov 1951 Admiral Forrest P. Sherman, USN
Sherman, Frederick    San Clemente Island, California 11 Jan 1961 Admiral Frederick C. Sherman, USN
Smartt St. Louis, Missouri Jun 1943 Ensign Joseph G. Smartt, USNR
Soucek Oceana, Virginia 4 Jun 1957 Vice Admiral Apollo Soucek, USN
Stickell Eniwetok, Marshall Islands 1944 Lieutenant John H. Stickell, USN (former RAF)
Taylor Efate, New Hebrides Islands WW II Lieutenant L. C. Taylor, USMC
Thomas Ocotal, Nicaragua 1920? Lieutenant Earl A. Thomas, USMC
Titcomb Mindanao, Philippine Islands Feb 1945 Captain John A. Titcomb, USMC
Trapnell Patuxent River, Maryland 1 Apr 1976 Vice Admiral Frederick M. Trapnell, USN
Towers Jacksonville, Florida 14 Oct 1960 Admiral John H. Towers, USN
Turner Albany, Georgia ? Lieutenant Sullins P. Turner, USA
Turner Quantico, Virginia 1 Jul 1936 Colonel Thomas C. Turner, USMC
Van Vorrhis Fallon, Nevada 1 Nov 1959 Commander Bruce A. Van Voorhis, USN, MOH
Waldron Corpus Christi, Texas 5 Mar 1943 Lieutenant Commander John C. Waldron, USN
Webster Priest Point, Maryland 1 Jun 1943 Captain Walter W. Webster, USN
Whiting Milton, Florida 1 Jun 1943 Captain Kenneth Whiting, USN
Wigley Engebi Island, Eniwetok, Marshall Islands    Mar 1944 Lieutenant Colonel Roy C. Wigley, USAAF
Williams McMurdo Sound, Antarctica 16 Feb 1956 Petty Officer Third Class Richard T. Williams, USN
Notes:
Most of these fields are no longer active.
MOH = Medal of Honor

 

 
 
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