Air Station Humboldt Bay
Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay is based in Humboldt Bay, California at the Arcata Airport (KACV). The air station and group offices are located at the Arcata/Eureka airport in McKinleyville, CA. CGAS Humboldt Bay operates three HH-65A "Dolphin" helicopters off the Coast Guard ramp. The Coast Guard commissioned Air Station Humboldt Bay in June, 1977.
Humboldt Bay, California is the last in a series of harbors on the West Coast of the United States being developed as a deep water port to service the Pacific Rim and other international ports of call. The Eureka/Arcata Airport (Airport code ACV) is a small, regional airport located about 20 miles north of Eureka. It is currently served by two airlines. Alaska Airlines flies between the Eureka/Arcata airport, Seattle, Washington, Portland, Oregon and Redding, California via its Horizon Airlines subsidiary. United Airlines flies between the Eureka/Arcata airport, Portland, Oregon, San Francisco and Sacramento, California, via its United Express subsidiary.
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