Airport – Fitchburg MA

Description

The Works Progress Administration (WPA), in conjunction with the War Department, developed Fitchburg Airport in Massachusetts.

WPA project details (referred to as ‘Leominster’):

  • “Improve municipal airport”
    Official Project Number: 165‐1‐14‐260
    Total project cost: $121,270.00
    Sponsor: War Department
  • “Make improvements to airport”
    Total project cost: $149,270.00
    Sponsor: Mayor and Public Works Department
  • “Improve airport”
    Official Project Number: 265‐1‐14‐59
    Total project cost: $509,980.00
    Sponsor: Public Works Department

Source notes

Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations, July 2009 (page C-74).

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 13, 2018.

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Location Info


567 Crawford St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420

Coordinates: 42.554, -71.759

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