In the United States Navy, a master jet base is a naval air station with permanent basing and homeporting of carrier-based tactical jet squadrons (e.g., fighter, strike fighter, attack), carrier air wings, and the provision of one or more jet-capable naval outlying fields or auxiliary landing fields in relatively close proximity for use in concentrated Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP).[1]

Current operating


Originally slated as a Master Jet Base, but redirected to other missions (e.g., Maritime Patrol, Training, etc.), then decommissioned

Transferred to another service


  1. ^ Hampton Roads Joint Land Use Study (PDF). Hampton Roads, Virginia: Hampton Roads Planning District Commission. 2005.