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User currently offlineUnitedFlyer From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 294 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2706 times:

I was just wondering what military presence there is in Newfoundland, Canadian and US. Thanks!

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User currently offlineF4wso From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 974 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 2675 times:

St Johns is a good stopping point for C-130s transiting the Atlantic. It has good service from the FBO and comfortable accomodations for crew rest. It lies closer to the great circle routing than Lajes to the south and Keflavik to the north. It also has other options for alternates, ie. Stephensville, Goose, Gander, Halifax; than Iceland or the Azores.
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User currently offlineOroka From Canada, joined Dec 2006, 973 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 2633 times:

I have personally seen CF-188s in Stephenville and Gander several times.

User currently offlineWrenchBender From Canada, joined Feb 2004, 1779 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days ago) and read 2623 times:

Permanent based CF Air force units are
103 Search and Rescue Squadron (CH149 Cormorant) at 9 Wing Gander, Newfoundland. and
444 Combat Support Squadron (CH146 Griffon) at 5 Wing Goose Bay, Labrador.
Several reserve Army, Navy and Air Force units across the Rock, No US military left since Argentia closed in 1994.


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