HAWAII ARMY NATIONAL GUARD DEDICATES NEW AVIATION FACILITY

Posted on Jan 11, 2018 in In The News, News Release

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For Immediate Release

           

HAWAII ARMY NATIONAL GUARD DEDICATES NEW AVIATION FACILITY

KALAELOA, HI- The Hawaii Army National Guard (HIARNG) conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Army Aviation Support Facility (AASF) at Kalaeloa on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. The Kalaeloa AASF will be used for the maintenance of and flight operations for the CH-47 Chinook, the UH-60 Black Hawk, and the UH-72 Lakota.

This is the third AASF that the HIARNG utilizes. The other two are located at Wheeler Army Air Field and in Hilo, at Lyman Field. The groundbreaking was in 2015 and the total cost of the new AASF included $33.4 million in federal and $4.51 million in state general obligation bond funds.

The new AASF 58,551 square foot facility provides state-of-the-art administrative spaces, flight operations, classroom/training areas, a break room, a locker/shower, maintenance bays, storage bays, shops, supply & storage, and other ancillary support spaces. 

Video is available for download at: https://www.dvidshub.net/video/579617/hawaii-army-national-guard-dedicates-new-aviation-facility

Still imagery is available for download at: https://www.dvidshub.net/image/4073314/hawaii-army-national-guard-dedicates-new-aviation-facility

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