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Port Angeles Coast Guard Station Airport
About the Airport
Air Station Port Angeles is the U.S. Coast Guard's oldest operational air station, in operation since 1935. Today it supports three MH-65C Dolphin helicopters, which have been operating at the station since 1984. This air station is well placed, as Port Angeles is a port city with ferries to Canada. It's general operational area is the central and eastern parts of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, from Pillar Point to the south of Whidbey Island. Just 18 miles to the north is Canada's British Columbia and the city of Victoria.

The main roles of the station is search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, waterway security, boating and fishery safety, and environmental protection. The station also works in conjunction with Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, as well as local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies of Jefferson and Clallam counties.