Blackbird Airpark

Gillespie Field Annex - San Diego Air & Space Museum Exhibits

Date of visit: November 2019.

Atlas ICBM rocket Gillespie Field public airport is located approximately 11.5 miles northeast of downtown San Diego, in El Cajon, San Diego County, California. The San Diego Air & Space Museum Annex is located on the north side of the airfield and exhibits a varied collection of aircraft, including a number of Cold War era jets.

The annex opened in 1993, to provide extra storage space for the expanding aircraft collection of the San Diego Aerospace Museum (renamed San Diego Air & Space Museum in 2006) located in the Ford Building, Balboa Park. The annex also houses the museums restoration and replica reproduction program, which is staffed mainly by volunteers, many of whom were employed in the regions aircraft industry.

The entrance to the annex on Kenney Street is gate guarded by an SM-65E Atlas Intercontinental Ballistic Missile, built by the Convair Division of General Dynamics at an assembly plant at Kearny Mesa, San Diego.


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Gallespie Field Annex F-86F Sabre (51-12958)
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Gallespie Field Annex F-86F Sabre (51-12958)
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Gallespie Field Annex F-102A Delta Dagger (56-1268)
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Gallespie Field Annex A-7B Corsair II (154554)
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Gallespie Field Annex F-8E Crusader (150297)
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Gallespie Field Annex A-6E Intruder (162195)
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Gallespie Field Annex AV-8A Harrier (159239)
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Gallespie Field Annex F-14A Tomcat (159631)
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Gallespie Field Annex F-16N Viper (163269 ‘42’)
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Gallespie Field Annex F-16N Viper (163269 ‘42’)
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Gallespie Field Annex MiG-15bis Fagot (70201)
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Gallespie Field Annex MiG-21bis Fishbed (9099)
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Gallespie Field Annex A2D-1 Skyshark (125485)
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Gallespie Field Annex A2D-1 Skyshark (125485)
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Gallespie Field Annex SP-2H Neptune (145906)
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Gallespie Field Annex SP-2H Neptune (145906)
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Gallespie Field Annex SH-60B Seahawk (161554)
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