Fox Harbour Air Station
Part of Pinetree Line
Labrador, Canada
922d Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron - Emblem.png
Emblem of the 922d Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
Coordinates52°22′12″N 055°39′52″W / 52.37000°N 55.66444°W / 52.37000; -55.66444 (Fox Harbour AS N-27C)
TypeRadar Station
CodeN-27C
Site information
Controlled byAerospace Defense Command
Site history
Built1957
Built byUnited States Air Force
In use1957-1961
Fox Harbour AS is located in Newfoundland and Labrador
Fox Harbour AS
Fox Harbour AS
Location of Fox Harbour Air Station, Labrador
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Fox Harbour Air Station (ADC ID: N-27C) was a General Surveillance Gap Filler Radar station in St. Lewis in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador, It was located 210 miles (340 km) southeast of CFB Goose Bay.[1] It was closed in 1961.

History

The site was established in 1957 as a manned Gap Filler radar station, built by the United States Air Force, under operational control of Cartwright Air Station and part of the Pinetree Line of Ground-Control Intercept (GCI) radar sites.

The station was assigned to Aerospace Defense Command in 1957, and was given designation "N-27C". Aerospace Defense Command stationed the 922d Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron at the station in 1957. It operated an AN/FPS-14 manned Gap Filler search radar.[2]

USAF units and assignments

Units:

Moved to Cartwright Air Station, 1 October 1953
Discontinued 1961[3]

Assignments:

See also

References

Public Domain This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

  1. ^ "The CADIN Pinetree Line Locations".
  2. ^ Fox Harbour Air Station
  3. ^ Fox Harbour Air Station