Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni Base Guide

FacebookTwitterPinterestEmailEmailEmailShare
U.S. Navy pilots with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, return to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 9, 2022.
U.S. Navy pilots with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, return to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 9, 2022. CVW-5’s return marked the completion of their most recent deployment aboard the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76), where they projected airpower in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Calah Thompson)

 

Iwakuni is located 300 miles West of Osaka and 30 miles from Hiroshima. Tokyo is 600 miles East of Iwakuni.

Naval Air Station, Iwakuni was commissioned July 8, 1940.

MCAS Iwakuni's mission is to provide support to U.S. and Allied interests safely, effectively, and efficiently through a unified effort.