Davison Army Airfield
USGS aerial image as of 10 April 2002
|Owner||U.S. Army ATCA-ASO|
|Location||Fort Belvoir, Virginia|
|Elevation AMSL||73 ft / 22 m|
The airfield provided support for Army One from 1957 to 1976 for presidents Dwight Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Gerald Ford. Its role of support for the presidential helicopter ended in 1976 when responsibility for the helicopter was transferred entirely to the United States Marine Corps.. The 12th Aviation Battalion (part of The Army Aviation Brigade, TAAB) now operates Davison AAF and the Pentagon helicopter pad.. The battalions 18 UH-60 Blackhwaks including 4 VH-60 models ("Gold Tops") is responsible for priority regional transport for US Army and Pentagon senior leadership.