Barnstable Airport Improvements – Hyannis MA

Description

“In 1940, leading up to World War II, the federal WPA program improved the airport for possible use by our armed forces.”

WPA project details:

  • “Construct and extend runways”
    Official Project Number: 165‐1‐14‐308
    Total project cost: $563,018.00
    Sponsor: Board of Selectmen
  • “Enlarge Hyannis Airport”
    Official Project Number: 665‐14‐2‐1260
    Total project cost: $17,047.00
    Sponsor: War Department

Source notes

http://www.town.barnstable.ma.us/airport/aboutairport/history.asp

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


480 Barnstable Rd.
Hyannis, MA 02601

Coordinates: 41.666997, -70.286862

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