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Naval Station Mayport, Florida

About Naval Station Mayport, Florida

Home to Seaport and Helicopter Squadrons

Mayport is a major U.S. Navy base in northern Duval County, located near the Port of Jacksonville in northeast Florida on the south side of the St. Johns River just inside the entrance jetties and westward of St. Johns Point.

Naval Station Mayport is a major U.S. Navy base. It contains a military airfield (Adm. David L. McDonald Field) with one asphalt paved runway.

Since its commissioning in December 1942, NS Mayport has grown to become the third largest fleet concentration area in the United States. Naval Station Mayport is home to the Navy's reactivated United States 4th Fleet, which had been deactivated since the 1950s

Southside is where you'll find the University of North Florida, the South Campus of Florida Community College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) and the First Coast Technology Park. Baymeadows is home to the Avenues Mall, the only two-story mall on the First Coast, FSCJ's Deerwood Campus and the Deerwood Park.