is a military aerodrome of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force JGSDF Camp Kisarazu. It is located north northwest of Kisarazu in the Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
JGSDF Kisarazu is home to the JGSDF 1st Helicopter Brigade, which is attached to the Central Readiness Force. operating as a supporting unit for the 1st Airborne Brigade and the Japanese Special Forces Group. The base also supports tenant units from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and Japan Air Self-Defence Force
Establishment and World War II
Kisarazu Air Field was originally established in 1936 as a base for the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service, subordinate to the Yokosuka Naval District. It was home to the Kisarazu Air Group, the Imperial Japanese Navy's first dedicated land-based bomber unit, which saw extensive combat during the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II. The base was also used for training, and the testing of experimental aircraft, in