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Sault Sainte Marie Air Force Station


The Former Sault Sainte Marie Air Force Station was located near the Canadian border 3.5 miles south of the city of Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. The site housed the former U.S. Air Force 753rd Radar Squadron, Air Defense Command, from 1949 to the 1970’s. The site contains forty-six structures comprising the former maintenance, storage, housing, administration, utility and radar facilities. It closed in 1981 and the property was sold in January 1982. The barracks and other support buildings are privately owned and have been renovated for offices, storage and rental apartments. Approximately 22 acres is being used to mine gravel. The City owns a small parcel which contains a water tower. Another parcel outside the east boundary of the former Air Force Station lies on both sides of I-75.

Sault Ste Marie Radar Station Fact Sheet


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