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Kincheloe Air Force Base

Kincheloe Air Force Base
United States Geological Survey aerial photo taken April 28, 1998
Military structure
NameKincheloe Air Force Base
Part ofStrategic Air Command (SAC)
TypeAir Force Base
Built byU.S. Government
In use1952-77
Controlled byU.S. Air Force
Garrison449th Bombardment Wing

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: For the civil use of this facility and airport information, see Chippewa County International AirportKincheloe Air Force Base was a U.S. Air Force base during the Cold War. Built in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in 1943 during World War II, the base was in service until 1977.

The base was known by various names, including Kinross Municipal Airport, Kinross Army Air Field, Kinross Air Field, Kinross Air Force Auxiliary Field, and Kinross Air Force Base. The present-day Chippewa County International Airport and the community of Kincheloe are located on the site of the base.

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