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6954 Britten Dr, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060, United States
latitude
38.72
longitude
-77.19

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Davison Army Airfield or Davison AAF (IATA: DAA, ICAO: KDAA, FAA LID: DAA) is a military use airport serving Fort Belvoir, in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States.

The airfield is located 15 miles (24 km) 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.[3] The 12th Aviation Battalion (part of The Army Aviation Brigade, TAAB) now operates Davison AAF and the Pentagon helicopter pad.. The battalions 18 UH-60 Blackhawks including 4 VH-60 models ("Gold Tops") is responsible for priority regional transport for US Army and Pentagon senior leadership.

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