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Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans

Insignia for NAS/JRB New Orleans
Airport information
Airport typeMilitary: Naval Air Station
OperatorUnited States Navy
LocationBelle Chasse, Louisiana (current location)
BuiltAug 1954 - Dec 13, 1957 (current facility)
In useApr 26, 1958 - Present
CommanderCaptain William J. Snyder
OccupantsUnited States Navy
Elevation1 m (3 ft)

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Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans is a base of the United States military located in Belle Chasse, unincorporated Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, United States. NAS JRB New Orleans is home to the 159th Fighter Wing as well as other naval activities. It contains a military airport known as Alvin Callender Field which is located three nautical miles (6 km) south of the central business district of New Orleans. The base's predecessor, NAS New Orleans, occupied the current location of the University of New Orleans' principal campus until 1957.

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