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Naval Air Station Oceana

Naval Air Station Oceana
Airport information
IATANTU
ICAOKNTU - FAA: NTU
Airport typeNaval Air Station
OperatorUnited States Navy
LocationVirginia Beach, Virginia
Built1943
In useActive
CommanderCAPT Markham K. Rich

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Naval Air Station Oceana or NAS Oceana is a military airport located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and is a United States Navy Master Jet Base. It is also known as Apollo Soucek Field, named after Lieutenant (later Admiral) Apollo Soucek, a Navy Test Pilot who set the global altitude record in 1930 by flying a Curtiss "Hawk" biplane to an altitude of 43,166 feet. NAS Oceana is the only Master Jet Base on the East Coast.


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