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Installation Overview --Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina

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Installation Overview --Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina

MCAS New River is located 4 miles south of downtown Jacksonville on Hwy 17.

If driving from the north:

Take Exit 81 off of 95 South onto 40 East. Approximately 25 minutes later take Exit 373. Make a left turn at the stop sign and go straight for 6 miles until you reach a light and a sign with directions to Jacksonville. Make a right turn onto Hwy 24 East until you get to Jacksonville (49 miles). 24 East flows into Hwy 17, which runs North and South. Make a right when you see the sign for 17 South. The Air Station is approximately 3 miles down the road on the left side. Look for a small green sign on the right indicating "Air Station" to the left.

If driving from the south:

Take Exit 20 off of 95 North onto 41 East (Lumberton). Take 41 East for approximately 76 miles until it turns into 111 at Chinquapin. From Chinquapin it is 18 miles to Hwy 24 (you will pass a small airport on your right which is Ellis Airport) where you will make a right turn. From here it is approximately 5 miles to Jacksonville. 24 East flows into Hwy 17, which runs North and South. Make a right when you see the sign for 17 South. The Air Station is approximately 3 miles down the road on the left side. Look for a small green sign on the right indicating "Air Station" to the left.

If arrving via Ellis Airport in Richlands (approximately 15 miles from MCAS New River):

Make a right turn from Airport Road and drive on Hwy 111 (Catherine Lake Road) until you reach Hwy 24. Follow directions above to get from Hwy 24 to MCAS New River.

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