Air Station Miramar

San Diego, California

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Marine Corps Air Station Miramar (MCAS Miramar), formerly Naval Auxiliary Air Station (NAAS) Miramar and Naval Air Station (NAS) Miramar is a United States Marine Corps installation that is home to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, which is the aviation element of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force. It is located in Miramar, San Diego, California, about 10 miles north of Downtown San Diego. The airfield is named Mitscher Field after Admiral M.A. Mitscher who was the commander of Task Force 58 during World War II. The air station is the former location Pacific Fleet fighter and Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft (F-4 Phantom II, F-14 Tomcat, E-2 Hawkeye) and is best known as the former location of the United States Navy Fighter Weapons School (NFWS), its TOPGUN training program and the movie of the same name. In 1996, NFWS was relocated to Naval Air Station Fallon in western Nevada and merged into the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center (NSAWC). During the heyday of TOPGUN at NAS Miramar, the station was nicknamed "Fightertown USA"

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** Data based off of 2013 census data.

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School Name Grade Type
San Diego County Rop
9 - 12 Public
Finney (myrtle S.) Elementary
KG - 6 Public
Juarez-lincoln Elementary
KG - 6 Public
Los Altos Elementary
KG - 6 Public
Silver Wing Elementary
KG - 6 Public
Carmel Del Mar Elementary
KG - 6 Public
Del Mar Heights Elementary
KG - 6 Public
Del Mar Hills Elementary
KG - 6 Public
Ashley Falls Elementary
KG - 6 Public
Sage Canyon
KG - 6 Public
Torrey Hills
KG - 6 Public
Sycamore Ridge
KG - 6 Public
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Military Banking Locations

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Navy Federal Credit Union San Diego

2400 Historic Decatur Rd Ste 101
San Diego, CA 92106

Navy Federal Credit Union San Diego

8660 Rio San Diego Dr
San Diego, CA 92108

Navy Federal Credit Union San Diego

4365 Imperial Ave
San Diego, CA 92113

Navy Federal Credit Union San Diego

10645 Tierrasanta Blvd Ste E
San Diego, CA 92124

Navy Federal Credit Union San Diego

10865 Black Mountain Rd
San Diego, CA 92126

Navy Federal Credit Union San Diego

8260 Mira Mesa Blvd Ste A
San Diego, CA 92126

Navy Federal Credit Union San Diego

17030 Bernardo Center Dr
San Diego, CA 92128

Navy Federal Credit Union San Diego

3715 Norman Scott Rd Ste 102 Pacific Beacon, Dietz Hall
San Diego, CA 92136

Navy Federal Credit Union San Diego

2574 Mitscher Way MCAS Bldg.
San Diego, CA 92145

Navy Federal Credit Union San Diego

555 Saturn Blvd Ste C
San Diego, CA 92154

Navy Federal Credit Union San Diego

940 Dennery Rd Ste 102
San Diego, CA 92154

Pacific Marine Credit Union San Diego

9222 Miramar Rd Ste 30
San Diego, CA 92126

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Cities Near Air Station Miramar

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Coronado 12.3 miles 24,333 N/A $2,000+
Oceanside 30.1 miles 171,400 $347,000 $1,373
National City 10.7 miles 59,543 $262,300 $968
Chula Vista 14.8 miles 253,031 $351,500 $1,255
Vista 26.6 miles 96,181 $340,200 $1,221
Carlsbad 23.1 miles 109,296 $614,000 $1,631
Imperial Beach 17.2 miles 26,857 $340,900 $1,171
El Cajon 10.2 miles 101,582 $314,800 $1,087
Escondido 22.3 miles 147,603 $324,600 $1,182
La Mesa 7.4 miles 58,239 $365,000 $1,208

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