Last update on May 23, 2018

Aircraft Carrier Locations
Ship
Air Wing
Locations and Remarks
Last
Update
CVN-68 Nimitz
CVW-11
( NH )
Home Port : Kitsap-Bremerton, WA.
Back log
01Mar2018,
entered a dry dock
at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility
for a 15-month docking planned incremental availability (DPIA)
Mar.14, 2018
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower
Not
assigned
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
05Aug2017,
entered the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth
for a six-month Planned Incremental Availability (PIA)
Aug.9, 2017
CVN-70 Carl Vinson
CVW-2
( NE )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log
05Jan2018,
departed San Diego for a scheduled WestPac deployment
05Jan-19Jan2018, EastPac, U.S. 3rd Fleet AOO
20Jan-21Jan2018, Hawaii Operating Area
22Jan-30Jan2018, WestPac, U.S. 7th Fleet AOO
31Jan-02Feb2018, Naval Base Guam
03Feb-15Feb2018, U.S. 7th Fleet AOO
16Feb-19Feb2018, Manila, Philippines
20Feb-04Mar2018, South China Sea
05Mar-08Mar2018, arrived in Da Nang, Vietnam
09Mar-13Mar2018, South China Sea
14Mar2018,
transited the Luzon Strait westbound
15Mar-26Mar2018, east of Okinawa, Japan
17Mar-04Apr2018, WestPac
05Apr-11Apr2018, U.S. 3rd Fleet AOO
12Apr2018, returned to San Diego
Apr.18, 2018
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt
CVW-17
( NA )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log
06Oct2017,
departed San Diego for a scheduled Middle East deployment
06Oct-22Oct2017, EastPac
23Oct2017,
entered the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations (AOO)
23Oct-30Oct2017, U.S. 7th Fleet AOO
31Oct-03Nov2017, Apra Harbor, Guam
04Nov-09Nov2017, Philippine Sea
10Nov2017, East China Sea
11Nov-14Nov2017,
joint exercise involving three U.S. aircraft carriers
in the East Sea (Sea of Japan)
15Nov2017, East China Sea
16Nov2017, Philippine Sea
17Nov2017,
transited the Luzon Strait westbound
18Nov-19Nov2017, South China Sea
20Nov2017,
transited the Strait of Singapore
21Nov2017,
transited the Strait of Malacca
22Nov-26Nov2017, Bay of Bengal
27Nov2017,
entered the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations (AOO)
27Nov-28Nov2017, Arabian Sea
29Nov2017,
transited the Strait of Hormuz
29Nov-23Dec2017, Persian Gulf
24Dec-27Dec2017, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
28Dec2017-25Jan2018, Persian Gulf
26Jan-29Jan2018, Khalifa Bin Salman Port, Kingdom of Bahrain
30Jan-02Mar2018, Persian Gulf
03Mar-06Mar2018, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
07Mar-20Mar2018, Persian Gulf
21Mar2018,
transited the Strait of Hormuz
21Mar-24Mar2018, Arabian Sea
25Mar2018,
entered the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations (AOO)
25Mar-31Mar2018, Indian Ocean
01Apr2018,
transited the Strait of Malacca
02Apr-05Apr2018, Changi Naval Base, Singapore
06Apr2018,
transited the Strait of Singapore
06Apr-09Apr2018, South China Sea
10Apr-13Apr2018, Manila, Republic of the Philippines
14Apr-17Apr2018, Philippine Sea
18Apr-26Apr2018, WestPac
27Apr-01May2018, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii
02May-06May2018, "Tiger Cruise"
07May2018, returned to San Diego
May 9, 2018
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln
CVW-7
( AG )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
24Apr2018, departed Norfolk
25Apr-09May2018, off the coast of Florida
10May2018, returned to Norfolk
May 16, 2018
CVN-73 George Washington
Not
assigned
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log (Jul1992-Aug2008)
Home Port : Yokosuka, Japan
Back log (Aug2008-Aug2015)
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log (Aug2015-Present)
04Aug2017,
entered the Dry Dock
at the HII Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va.,
for a four-year Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH)
Aug.16, 2017
CVN-74 John C. Stennis
CVW-9
( NG )
Home Port : Kitsap-Bremerton, WA.
Back log
27Mar2018, departed Bremerton
27Mar-30Mar2018, EastPac
31Mar-02Apr2018, San Diego
03Apr-29Apr2018,
Surface Warfare Advanced Tactical Training (SWATT),
off the coast of southern California
30Apr-02May2018, San Diego
03May-10May2018,
group sail training,
off the coast of southern California
11May-13May2018, San Diego
14May-16May2018, EastPac
17May2018, returned to Bremerton
May 23, 2018
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman
CVW-1
( AB )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
11Apr2018,
departed Norfolk for a scheduled deployment
11Apr-26Apr2018, Lant
27Apr2017,
passed through the Strait of Gibraltar
and entered the Mediterranean Sea
28Apr-19May2018, Med
May 23, 2018
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan
CVW-5
( NF )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log (Jul2003-Aug2015)
Home Port : Yokosuka, Japan
Back log (Aug2015-Present)
Jan2018-May2018,
four-month Selected Restricted Availability (SRA)
11May2018, departed Yokosuka
11May-16May2018,
sea trials,
ammo onload with the USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14),
off the coast of Japan
17May2018, returned to Yokosuka
May 23, 2018
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush
CVW-8
( AJ )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
22Apr2018, departed Norfolk
22Apr-26Apr2018, off the coast of Virginia
27Apr2018, returned to Norfolk
07May2018, departed Norfolk
07May-17May2018, off the coast of Virginia
18May2018, returned to Norfolk
May 23, 2018
CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford
CVW-3
( AC )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
11Jan2018, departed Norfolk
11Jan-26Jan2018,
test and evaluation operations off the coast of Virginia
27Jan2018, returned to Norfolk
18May2018, departed Norfolk
18May-22May2018, off the coast of Virginia
May 23, 2018
Aircraft Carrier Locations (Constructed and Proposed)
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy
15Jan2009,
Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard
received a $374 million cost type contract award
for construction preparation of the CVN-79
25Feb2011,
"First Cut of Steel" ceremony
at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News
20Mar2012,
proposed budget being considered by Congress
would change that date
to September 2022 from September 2020
13Sep2013,
$4 billion construction contract could be delayed a year
Instead, the Navy will pay an additional $296 million
to extend a 2010 advanced construction contract
25Aug2015, celebrated the keel laying
-------[ Schedule ]-------------------------
FY2018 : Launched
FY2022 : Commissioned
Aug.2, 2017
CVN-80 Enterprise -------[ Schedule ]-------------------------
FY2018 : Laid down
FY2023 : Launched
FY2025 : Commissioned
FY2027 : replace CVN-68 Nimitz
Dec.5, 2012
Aircraft Carrier Locations (Retired)
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Back log
31Jan2009,
decommissioning ceremony
at Naval Base Kitsap Pier D in Bremerton
12May2009,
decommissioned at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
& Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton
May 20, 2009
CV-64 Constellation Back log
07Aug2003, decommissioned at San Diego
12Sep2003,
departed San Diego
late Sep. 2003,
arrived at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton for mothballed
08Aug2014,
departed Bremerton under tow
16Jan2015,
arrived at International Shipbreaking Ltd, Brownsville, TX.,
began the deconstruction process
17May2017,
the last piece of the vessel was removed
Jun.14, 2017
CVN-65 Enterprise Back log
01Dec2012,
inactivation ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk
20Jun2013,
final homecoming
to Newport News Shipbuilding for inactivation
03Feb2017,
decommissioned at Newport News Shipbuilding
Feb.15, 2017
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Back log
23Mar2007,
decommissioned at Naval Station Mayport
30Sep2007,
formally decommissioned at Naval Station Norfolk

22Mar2008,
towed into the Port of Philadelphia
at the Navy Inactive Ships Maintenance Facility
Mar.26, 2008

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