Marine Corps Outlying Landing Field (MCOLF) Atlantic, located in Atlantic, North Carolina, has been in operation since Dec. 4, 1942 and is an active outlying landing field that supports training operations for Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point. Current operations at the facility include rotary-wing operations in support of nearby target ranges and training activities (including tactical, air-to-ground, electronic warfare and low altitude exercises). The facility is also used for Forward Arming and Refueling Point (FARP) training by MCAS Cherry Point, the Navy, and other agencies. There is a contingent of military and civilian personnel regularly on-site to support operations of MCOLF Atlantic. The installation consists of 1,469.32 acres and provides training facilities and infrastructure for Marines and police units to conduct operations in urban environments and active-shooter training. The Navy/Marine Corps purchased the area for $5,306.
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