Marine corps Air station

Cherry Point NC

Basic history

Cherry point in the city of Havelock the city would not be there if it wasn't for the base

The base supplied a steady stream of troops during war

Marine Corps Air Station

Wednesday, May 20th 1942 at 12am

Cherry Point, NC, United States

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, NC

  • in Havelock NC
  • Airport type-Military
  • Congress authorized Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point on July 9, 1941
  • Actual clearing of the site began on August 6, 1941
  • May 20, 1942, the facility was commissioned Cunningham Field, named in honor of the Marine Corps' first aviator, Lieutenant Colonel Alfred A. Cunningham.


Air craft

Air crafts fly over the base every day


Different stuff you could do in the surrounding area.

Visit the birth place of Pepsi


Go to the long string of beach