Isla Grande Naval Air Station

Type   Airfield
Historical Name of Location   San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Isla Grande Naval Air Station Timeline

1 May 1940 The US Navy established the Naval Air Station, San Juan, Puerto Rico as a part of the Tenth Naval District. The first commanding officer of the base was Captain Virgil C. Griffin, Jr.

Photographs

PBM-3C Mariner aircraft of US Navy patrol squadron VP-203 at Naval Air Station Isla Grande, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 12 Mar 1943PB2Y aircraft at San Juan Naval Air Station, Puerto Rico, 21 Apr 1944Crews providing maintenance to PV-1 Ventura patrol bombers of US Navy squadron VPB-147 at NAS Isla Grande, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Jun 1944; note rocket rails mounted under the wingsAerial view of Naval Air Station Isla Grande, San Juan, Puerto Rico, as it appeared in the Jun 1947 edition of the




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Modern Day Location
WW2-Era Place Name San Juan, Puerto Rico
Lat/Long 18.4567, -66.0983
Isla Grande Naval Air Station Photo Gallery
PBM-3C Mariner aircraft of US Navy patrol squadron VP-203 at Naval Air Station Isla Grande, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 12 Mar 1943
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