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Davison Army Airfield

Summary
Davison Army Airfield or Davison AAF is a military use airport serving Fort Belvoir, in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. The airfield is located southwest of Washington, D.C. It was named for noted World War II aviation engineer Brig. Gen. Donald Angus Davison. The airfield provided support for Army One from 1957 to 1976 for presidents Dwight Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Gerald Ford. Its role of support for the presidential helicopter ended in 1976 when responsibility for the helicopter was transferred entirely to the United States Marine Corps. The 12th Aviation Battalion (part of The Army Aviation Brigade, TAAB) now operates Davison AAF and the Pentagon helicopter pad. The battalion's 18 UH-60 Blackhawks including 4 VH-60 models ("Gold Tops") is responsible for priority regional transport for US Army and Pentagon senior leadership. The Civil Air Patrol National Capitol Wing uses a small tower for use durin
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