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Davis Field
3539'N 9521'W

Davis Field is located 6 miles South of Muskogee, OK. It was previously known as Muskogee AAFld and served during World War II as an Air Support Base to nearby Camp Gruber. Prior to being turned into a municipal airport around 1966, the facility briefly served as an Air Force Reserve base.

Davis Field serves the area's general aviation needs. The primary runway is 150 feet wide and 7,200 feet long. The other two runways are 75 feet wide and 4,498 feet long; and 60 feet wide and 1,900 feet long respectively. The majority of Davis Field traffic consists of corporate jets, medium and light twins, and single engine aircraft. Military traffic makes up about 1% of local traffic.

Davis Field was used, in mid-August 1996 as part of the NATO-sponsored Cooperative Osprey '96 exercise. During that exercise, Davis Field, became the site of an Airfield Security, Convoy Operations, and Humanitarian Assistance Final Training Exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Cooperative Osprey '96 is a NATO sponsored exercise as part of the alliance's Partnership for Peace program. The aim of the exercise is to develop interoperability among the participating forces through practice in combined peacekeeping and humanitarian operations. Three NATO countries and 16 Partnership for Peace nations are taking part in the field training exercise.

Davis Field was used by the 45th eSB (Enhanced Separate Brigade) during the unit's combined AT Ramp-up for JRTC Rotation in 2002 at Camp Gruber, OK, and Ft Chaffee, AR. Joint State Task Force OKIE praticipating in the exercise conducted logistical and administrative planning and operations, reception center operations, personnel accountability, medical support, protocol and JVB activities, Public Affairs operations, recovery planning and oversight, and deployment and redeployment planning in support of Task Force Thunderbird in preparation for AT-01 (Gruber/Chaffee) and AT-02 (JRTC).

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