Air Force Bases

Nike Missile Locations New York

StateSite NameMissile TypeDefense AreaSite LocService DatesControl site condition/ownerLaunch Site condition/owner
NYNY-24Nike 3B/18H, 30A/12L-UNew YorkAmityville/ Farmingdale1957 - Apr 1974USAR CenterZahn Airport
NY-15Nike 2B/20A/8L-ANew YorkFort Slocum1955 - Jul 1960FDS, abandonedDepartment of Corrections Hospital
NY-49Nike 4B/18H, 30A/16L-UNew YorkFort Tilden, Rockaway Point Road1955 - Apr 1974Intact, Gateway National Recreation AreaIntact, US Park Service
NY-23Nike 1B, 2C/20A/12L-ANew YorkHicksville/ Oyster Bay1955 - 1963Nassau County Board Co-op ServicesVillage of Brooksville, Native Park
NY-09Nike 1B, 2C/30A/12L-ANew YorkKensico/ White Plains1955 - 1963FDSFDS
NY-29/30Nike 2B, 4C/60A/24L-AANew YorkLido Beach (dual site)1955 - 1963FDSFDS
NY-20Nike 1B, 2C/20A/12L-ANew YorkLloyd Harbor/ HuntingtonJan 1957 - 1963Obliterated, Private ownershipObliterated, Private ownership
NY-03/04Nike 2B, 1C/18H, 30A/24L-UA, (12L-H)New YorkOrangeburg/ Mount Nebo (dual site)1955 - Apr 1974Partially Intact, Town of OrangeburgIntact, USAR Center - Orangeburg
NY-25Nike 1B, 2C/18H, 30A/10L-UNew YorkRocky Point/ Brookhaven1957 - Jun 1971FDSFDS
NY-99Nike 3B/30A/12L-ANew YorkSpring Valley/ Ramapo1956 - 1963Partially Intact, East Ramapo School DistrictPartially Intact, East Ramapo School District
NF-41Nike 1B, 2C/18H/11L-UNiagara/ BuffaloGrand Island (Formerly dual NF-74/NF-75)Apr 1959 - Mar 1970Private ownershipPrivate ownership
BU-52Nike 2B, 4C/60A/24L-AANiagara/ BuffaloHamburg (dual site)1956 - Dec 1961FDSFDS
BU-18Nike 3B/18H, 30A/12L-UNiagara/ BuffaloLancaster/ Milgrove1956 - Mar 1970FDSFDS
NF-03Nike 2B, 4C/60A/24L-AANiagara/ BuffaloModel City (dual site)1955 - 1963FDSFDS
BU-34/35Nike 2B, 4C/60A/24L-AANiagara/ BuffaloOrchard Park (dual site)1956 - Mar 1963FDSFDS
BU-09Nike 1B, 2C/30A/12L-ANiagara/ BuffaloRansom Creek/ Millersport1956 - Dec 1961FDSFDS
NF-16Nike 2B, 4C/18H, 30A/24L-UA, (11L-H)Niagara/ BuffaloSanborn/ Cambria (dual site)1955 to Mar 1970Private ownershipPrivate ownership

Note that were are additional sites that covered the New York area in New Jersey.

Nike Missile Type Key

Missile Storage: C=Ajax only, original design B=Ajax or Hercules, some modifications were required for the elevator to handle the Hercules launcher. D= Either, increased access room in the magazine

Missile Launcher: A=Ajax AA=Double Ajax launchers AG=Above Ground H=Hecrules L=Launcher K=Unoffical designation for Alaskan above ground launchers U=Uniersal launcher UA=1/2 Universal and 1/2 Ajax launchers UU=Double Univeral launchers
Note: Launchers converted to Hercules are given in paraenthesis, e.g. (8L-H)

This data is from the book To Defend and Deter: The Legacy of the United States Cold War Missile Program