Naval Aviation Depot, Norfolk

Naval Aviation Depot, Norfolk (HMIZR)

Location: Norfolk, VA 23511
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 56.678', W 76° 17.793'

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The depot began in 1917 as part of the Naval Air Detachment of six canvas hangers servicing seven seaplanes. Before the depot closed in 1996, its name changed over time from Construction and Repair (1918), Assembly and Repair (1922), Overhaul and Repair (1948) and Naval Air Rework Facility (1967), to Naval Aviation Depot (1987). Reaching peak employment during WWII of more than 8,000, the facility later became Norfolk's largest employer. Through the decades, as naval aircraft advanced from seaplanes, to fighter jets, to air-to-air missiles, the master mechanics continued to play a leading role in the advancing maintenance technology for the Navy, Air Force, and NATO forces.
Marker NumberKV-2
Year Placed1996
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 2:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 384551 N 4089515
Decimal Degrees36.94463333, -76.29655000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 56.678', W 76° 17.793'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 56' 40.68" N, 76° 17' 47.58" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3051-3099 Bellinger Blvd, Norfolk VA 23511, US
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