Welcome to the AIRSTA Houston Public Affairs section. Whether you’re visiting to learn more about a Search and Rescue case,
requesting an aircraft flyover or static display, requesting a tour of the air station, or have a general question about
Coast Guard operations, we’re here to help. Feel free to browse the links at the bottom of this page or email the
Public Affairs Officer for more information.
Keep the public
informed about the Air Station's ongoing operations and programs.
Take an active
role in community activities and challenges in order to foster
understanding and support for our missions.
Help the USCG recruit,
motivate, and retain highly professional team players to continue our quality service to the nation.
lives by educating and informing the public, thus reducing accidents and
with target audiences to deter and dissuade illegal activity before it
and public officials of the USCG’s role in their community and nation.
Request a Static Display, Tour, Search and Rescue Demo
To request a Static Display, Flyover, Search and Rescue Demo, or
tour of the Air Station, please contact the
Public Affairs Officer
Keep in mind the following information:
Air Station tours
are only conducted on Wednesday’s between the hours of 0900-1400.
In order to process
your request for a static display/flyover/SAR demo, our questionnaire needs to be completed
and returned to the Public Affairs Officer at
AIRSTA Houston at least 30 days in advance. It is very important that you provide detailed
information about the landing site (i.e. latitude/longitude, maps, photos, obstacles, etc.).
Maps may be hand drawn and faxed to (713) 578-3090. Please include dimensions of the landing
area and predominant landmarks and are identifiable from the air (i.e. shopping centers,
lakes, highways, power lines, etc.)
Before agreeing to
an event, we must receive approval from our district office in New Orleans, LA.
we may be forced to cancel or postpone the event due to operational requirements, weather,
maintenance, or any other unforeseeable reason.
Helicopters are loud machines.
We recommend you provide hearing protection to anyone who will be within 500’ of an operating
For additional information please contact the Air
Station Houston Public Affairs Officer at (713) 578-3035. Thank you for your
interest and we look forward to seeing you in the near future.