Loring Air Force Base, Maine 

Home to the Biggest Bombers, Mightiest Tankers, and Fastest Fighters.

Come tour a Strategic Air Command northern tier base remembered in pictures and stories.

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Loring Air Force Base, Airfield, Central portion of base, Limestone vicinity, Aroostook County, ME

Black and White Photos (11)

1. VIEW OF ALTERNATE RUNWAY (TAXIWAY J) LOOKING NORTHWEST FROM SOUTH RUNWAY OBSERVATION BUILDING TOWARD BUILDING 8250 (ARCH HANGAR) AND FLIGHTLINE BUILDINGS. HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1A-1

2. VIEW OF NORTH-SOUTH RUNWAY LOOKING EAST FROM SOUTH RUNWAY OBSERVATION BUILDING TOWARD ALERT AREA. HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1A-2

3. VIEW OF PARKING APRON LOOKING SOUTHWEST FROM SOUTH RUNWAY OBSERVATION BUILDING TOWARD BUILDING 8280 (DOUBLE CANTILEVER HANGAR). HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1A-3

4. VIEW OF AIRFIELD LOOKING NORTHEAST FROM BUILDING 8200 (CONTROL TOWER) SHOWING ALTERNATE RUNWAY (TAXIWAY J). NORTH-SOUTH RUNWAY, AND TAXIWAY C AT LEFT. HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1A-4

5. VIEW OF AIRFIELD LOOKING EAST FROM BUILDING 8200 (CONTROL TOWER) SHOWING TAXIWAY B CROSSING ALPHA TAXIWAY IN FOREGROUND, ALERNATE RUNWAY (TAXIWAY J) IN MIDDLE GROUND, AND NORTH-SOUTH RUNWAY IN BACKGROUND.
HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1A-5

6. VIEW OF AIRFIELD LOOKING SOUTHEAST FROM BUILDING 8200 (CONTROL TOWER SHOWING ALPHA TAXIWAY AND ALTERNATE RUNWAY (TAXIWAY J) IN FOREGROUND, NORTH-SIDE RUNWAY IN MIDDLE GROUND, AND ALERT AREA WITH ITS TAXIWAY IN BACKGROUND. HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1A-6

7. VIEW OF TANKER APRON LOOKING EAST WITH JET BLAST DEFLECTORS AT RIGHT. HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1A-7

8. VIEW OF NORTH-SOUTH RUNWAY FROM NORTH OVERRUN, SHOWING RUNWAY OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS IN FOREGROUND. HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1A-8

9. COPY OF UNDATED OBLIQUE AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH WEST SIDE OF BASE, PROBABLY TAKEN IN THE 1960'S. PHOTOGRAPH LOCATED AT AIR FORCE BASE CONVERSION AGENCY, LORING AIR FORCE BASE, MARINE. HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1A-9

10. COPY OF OBLIQUE AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH OF FLIGHTLINE SHOWING BUILDING 8280 (DOUBLE CANTILEVER HANGAR) AT LEFT DATED JANUARY 18, 1968. PHOTOGRAPH FROM LORING AIR FORCE BASE MASTER PLAN LOCATED AT AIR FORCE BASE CONVERSION AGENCY, LORING AIR FORCE BASE, MAINE. HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1A-10

11. COPY OF 1970 AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH OF LORING AIR FORCE BASE. PHOTOGRAPH LOCATED AT AIR FORCE BASE CONVERSION AGENCY, LORING AIR FORCE BASE, MAINE. HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1A-11

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