Information for Lake Charles AFS, LA

Latitude: 30-11-05 N, Longitude: 093-10-30 W


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
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TM-194     812 Lake Charles AFS, LA FPS-3A; FPS-6   1958 01-Sep-61 HQ, barracks, etc., were located at nearby Chennault AFB (SAC). Lake Charles AFS became gap-filler site M-125D. Later reopened as LRR site Z-248 (634 RADS);{part of Southern Air Defense System};[different site from Lake Charles ARSR-4 JSS site]
TM-194A/ M-125C       Weeks Island, LA FPS-14   Feb-60 Jun-63 Gap-Filler Annex. Building is still extant. GFA radar site located on top of Weeks Island salt dome. When Lake Charles AFS, LA (TM-194) closed in 1960, this GFA came under the control of England AFB, LA (M-125).

Current Use: Deactivated and privately-owned.

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