Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) Atlantic County (NJ)
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Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) is a joint civil-military airport 10 miles northwest of Atlantic City, New Jersey. The facility is operated by the South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA) and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which performs select management functions. Most of the land is owned by the Federal Aviation Administration and leased to the SJTA, while the SJTA owns the terminal building.
The facility is also a base for the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing and Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City. The airport is next to the FAA's William J. Hughes Technical Center, a major research and testing hub for the Federal Aviation Administration, and a training center for the Federal Air Marshal Service. It was also a designated alternative landing site for the Space Shuttle.
Atlantic City Air National Guard Base
Since 1958 the airport has been home to Atlantic City Air National Guard Base and the 177th Fighter Wing (177 FW), an Air Combat Command (ACC)-gained unit of the New Jersey Air National Guard.
177th Fighter Wing (177 FW)
- Nickname - Jersey Devils
- Callsigns -
- Tail Code - AC
- Aircraft - F-16C/D Fighting Falcon
- The 177th Fighter Wing is comprised the following units
- 177th Headquarters Group
- 177th Mission Support Group
- 177th Maintenance Group
- 177th Operations Group
- 119th Fighter Squadron
- 177th Medical Group
- 227th Air Support Operations Squadron
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City
- Primary VHF LMR net -
- Primary UHF LMR net -
- Aircraft - 10 MH-65D Dolphin
CGAS Atlantic City was opened on May 18, 1998, and is the newest and largest single airframe unit and facility of the Coast Guard's Air Stations. It is a product of the merging of the former CGAS Brooklyn / Floyd Bennett Field, NY and Group Air Station Cape May, NJ into one unit.
- NJ ANG 177th Fighter Wing
- North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD)
- Federal Aviation Administration
- Transportation Security Administration
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