Groton – New London Airport Development – Groton CT

Description

The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) conducted a massive development / improvement program at what is now known as Groton – New London Airport.

  • “Develop landing area at airport”
    Official Project Number: 165‐1‐15‐123
    Total project cost: $49,684.00
    Sponsor: State of Connecticut, Department of Public Works
  • “Develop landing area at airport”
    Official Project Number: 165‐1‐15‐123
    Total project cost: $161,141.00
    Sponsor: State of Connecticut, Department of Public Works
  • “Construct landing strips at airport”
    Official Project Number: 165‐15‐1057
    Total project cost: $23,247.00
    Sponsor: Department of Aeronautics, State of Connecticut
  • “Make improvements at airport”
    Official Project Number: 265‐2‐14‐71
    Total project cost: $7,894.00
    Sponsor: U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, District Engineer, Providence

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-26).

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on December 22, 2017.

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Location Info


155 Tower Ave.
Groton, CT 06340

Coordinates: 41.331, -72.047

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