Moffett Federal Airfield

Moffett Federal Airfield (IATA: NUQ, ICAO: KNUQ, FAA LID: NUQ), also known as Moffett Field, is a joint civil-military airport located between northern Mountain View and northern Sunnyvale, California, USA.The airport is near the south end of San Francisco Bay, northwest of San Jose. Formerly a United States Navy facility, the former naval air station is now owned and operated by the NASA Ames Research Center. Tenant military activities include the 129th Rescue Wing of the California Air National Guard, operating the MC-130P Combat Shadow and HH-60G Pave Hawk aircraft, as well as the adjacent Headquarters for the 7th Psychological Operations Group of the U.S. Army Reserve.
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    …Google leases airfield for $1.16 billion Google have signed a lease for the use of Moffett Federal Airfield, which is home to the eight-acre Hangar One. Google-owned business Planetary Ventures LLC, will lease the airfield from the current owners NASA, costing a mere $1.16 billion over the next 60 years. NASA administrator Charles Bolden stated…

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