1. MISAWA Air Festival Sep 11
Misawa AB is located on the outskirts of the town, in Aomori Prefecture northern Honshu. It is home to the 35th FW US Air Force operating the F-16CM, the 3rd and 8th Hikotai JASDF with Mitsubishi F-2A/B’s and the 601 Hikotai operating E-2C’s. It also houses an US Navy facility. A small civil air terminal is located at the eastern end of the airfield. A selection of images from the static and flying is attached below.
|entrance to the US facility|
|an F-2 being towed to a QRA shelter|
|EA-18G Growler US Navy from VAQ138 ‘NL512’|
|MH-53E US Navy HM-14 ‘BJ554’|
|4 x F-16CM of 35FW ‘WW’ fly by|
Global Hawk 08-2034 ‘GF’ 248RS 9th RS |
|The T-4’s of the Blue Impulse performed|
|91505 KC-135R of Tennessee ANG landing RW28|
|F-2 on take off|
|base operations office|
Thanks to GAFLIKS for providing this report.