Notable Drone-Related Sites in the USA
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Creech Air Force Base, on the Nellis Range in Southern Nevada, since 2000 one of the main operational military drone airports in the world.
Northbase, at Edwards Air Force Base, used for secret drone research.
General Atomics El Mirage, California. Early dedicated drone R&D airport.
General Atomics Gray Butte drone airport.
Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, where the Predator and Reaper drones are flown, and where new UAV facilities are under construction.
Yucca Flat, Nevada, a new airport on the former nuclear test range, apparently dedicated to drone flight.
Ellington Field, near Houston, Texas, is the base for a reconnaissance wing that operates the MQ-1B Predator drone, worldwide.
Groom Lake, NV. Runways on lakebed used by drones.
Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. Remotely Piloted Aircraft Ramp.
Marina Airport, near Monterey, California is the site for the Naval Postgraduate School's Center for Interdisciplinary Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Studies (CIRPAS).
McMillan Field, at Camp Roberts, California, used for army UAV training.
Webster Field, an Auxiliary Airfield for Patuxent River Air Station, Maryland, is the navy’s primary UAV test facility.
Syracuse Airport, New York, is the site of Hancock Field, where the National Guard has one of its only UAV bases in the country. Flies MQ-9 Reapers.
Cuddeback Lake Field, California, a remote desert airstrip sometimes used for UAV training.