Weide Army Heliport (IATA: EDG, ICAO: KEDG, FAA LID: EDG) is a heliport, formerly Weide Army Airfield, located 2 miles (3 km) from Edgewood Arsenal, in the U.S. state of Maryland.[1]

Weide Army Heliport
LocationEdgewood Arsenal, Maryland
BuiltMay 1941
Elevation AMSL21 ft / 6 m
Coordinates39°23′31″N 076°17′29″W / 39.39194°N 76.29139°W / 39.39194; -76.29139
EDG is located in Maryland
Location of airport in Maryland
Direction Length Surface
ft m
1-19 1,704 519 Asphalt

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On 25 September 1976, a 40,409 square foot building was dedicated at the airfield. About 70 helicopters were based at the airfield to respond to natural disasters.[2]

In 2013, a 100,000 sq ft addition was dedicated to support six CH-47 parking pads.[3]

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References edit

  1. ^ "KEDG". Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  2. ^ Bruce Reid (15 February 1995). "Storing 1,500 tons of mustard agent doesn't require extreme steps, Army says". The Baltimore Sun.
  3. ^ "Updated Facility". Retrieved 5 March 2015.

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