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Re: Will USCG fly over Cuba airspace?

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Originally Posted by hellosailor View Post
Coast Guard opens new OPBAT hangar in Great Inagua, Bahamas | Coast Guard News

Since they were celebrating having "a hangar" it is probably at the airport, which GE does show, just not in a lot of detail. Not surprising for an out of the way island, from Google's point of view. Of course from there it should be fairly easy to stay off the Cuban coast and simply skirt south of the island entirely.
I haven't checked GE in a while. I do know when I was working out of GI back in the early 2000's, the base had the standard "covered in clouds" look that GE would put in at the request of the USG.

I never understood why as it is mentioned in the Explorer Chart Books, and every Bahamian on GI certainly knows it is there.



How it looked back then.
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