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Naval Station Norfolk, Norfolk

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Naval Station Norfolk is a United States Navy base in Norfolk, Virginia, that is the headquarters and home port of the U.S. Navy's Fleet Forces Command. The installation occupies about 4 miles (6.4 km) of waterfront space and 11 miles (18 km) of pier and wharf space of the Hampton Roads peninsula known as Sewell's Point. It is the world's largest naval station, with the largest concentration of U.S. Navy forces through 75 ships alongside 14 piers and with 134 aircraft and 11 aircraft hangars at the adjacently operated Chambers Field. Port Services controls more than 3,100 ships' movements annually as they arrive and depart their berths.

Air Operations conducts over 100,000 flight operations each year, an average of 275 flights per day or one every six minutes. Over 150,000 passengers and 264,000 tons of mail and cargo depart annually on Air Mobility Command (AMC) aircraft and other AMC-chartered flights from the airfield's AMC Terminal.
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  • What can I say...home to THE fleet! The ships are lined up in rows and it is just incredible to see as you drive. This is a really large base. 
    What can I say...home to THE fleet! The ships are lined up in rows and it is just incredible to see as you drive. This is a really large base.  more »
  • This trip was wonderfull. The crew and Captain/narrator were the best. Very informative ant lot's of history and detail throughout. Would do it again just to see different Naval Ships!! 
    This trip was wonderfull. The crew and Captain/narrator were the best. Very informative ant lot's of history and detail throughout. Would do it again just to see different Naval Ships!!  more »
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  • Stationed there on the USS Coral Sea CV 43 boy has this place changed since I was there would love to visit
  • Great place to visit to see US Navy

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