One of the oldest air bases in the France, Air Base 102 called Base Aérienne 102 de Dijon in French, was founded in the spring of 1914. Air Base 102 is nicknamed 'Guynemer' after WWI fighter plot Georges Guynemer. Who on May 13th 1917 lead a parade of captured enemy weapons and equipment at what would become Air Base 102.
WWII saw Air Base 102 used by the Luftwaffe during the occupation and then by the US Air Force from November 1944 to May 1945. Where close to 200 B-26 'Marauder's' were flown.
Today Air Base 102 is still used by the French military and is also home to the Dijon/Longvic airport and is also home to Air Show last held on June 27th 2004 that attracted 40,000 visitors.