What military base is in Cherry Point North Carolina?

What military base is in Cherry Point North Carolina?

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point
MCAS Cherry Point Location in the United States
Coordinates 34°54′03″N 076°52′51″WCoordinates: 34°54′03″N 076°52′51″W
Type Marine Corps Air Station
Site information

How many marines are stationed at Cherry Point?

More than 53,000 people make up the total Cherry Point-related population, including active duty and retired Marines, the civilian workforce, and their families. Nearly 14,000 Marines, Sailors and civilian employees earn an annual payroll of more than $1.2 billion.

Who is stationed at Cherry Point?

Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point is home to the 2D Marine Aircraft Wing and to the Marine Corps’ Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) East which performs work on aircraft and aircraft components used by the Marine Corps, Navy, and other services.

How far is Cherry Point NC from the beach?

Located only 20 miles from some of the Atlantic’s most beautiful beaches, MCAS Cherry Point is about 90 miles west- southwest of Cape Hatteras, at the foot of the great Outer Banks. Life in the military is challenging in many ways, especially when it comes to adjusting to a new geographical location.

How long is Cherry Point runway?

8398 x 200 ft.
Runway 14R/32L

Dimensions: 8398 x 200 ft. / 2560 x 61 m
Latitude: 34-54.182208N 34-53.194917N
Longitude: 076-52.949288W 076-51.771500W
Elevation: 24.9 ft. 16.9 ft.

What units are on Cherry Point?

MCAS Cherry Point, NC – Units

  • 2d Low Altitude Air Defense Bn (LAAD) 252-466-6243.
  • 2d MARINE AIRCRAFT WING (MAW) 252-466-4388.
  • Aviation Survival Training Center (ASTC) Cherry Point. 252-466-7355.
  • CNATT MARUNIT. 252-466-5105.
  • Marine Air Control Group 28 (MACG-28)
  • Marine Aircraft Group 14 (MAG-14)

How do you fly to Cherry Point NC?

The closest commercial airport to Cherry Point is Coastal Carolina Regional Airport in New Bern (airport code EWN).