Cavern City Air Terminal - GSV
The municipal airport southwest of Carlsbad, New Mexico, now known as Cavern City Air Terminal, was constructed during the Depression era with Work Projects Administration (WPA) funds and labor.
The WPA conducted two large-scale projects at the site:
- “Construct municipal airport,” Project No. 165‐1‐85‐188, a $229,025 project sponsored by the City of Carlsbad.
- “Develop and improve municipal airport”, Project No. 165‐1‐85‐113, a $48,232 project sponsored by the War Department.
Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations, July 2009 (page C-125).
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 22, 2022.
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