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Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort

Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort
MCAS Beaufort insignia
Airport information
IATABFT
ICAOKNBC
FAANBC
Airport typeMilitary
OperatorUnited States Marine Corps
LocationBeaufort, South Carolina
BuiltJune 15, 1943
In use1943 - present
CommanderColonel Brian Murtha
OccupantsMarine Aircraft Group 31
Elevation11 m (37 ft)

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Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort or MCAS Beaufort is a United States Marine Corps air base located three miles (5 km) northwest of the central business district of Beaufort, a city in Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. About 4200 personnel serve at the station and it is home to six Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornet fighter-attack squadrons plus one Navy F/A-18 strike fighter squadron.


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