Millinocket Municipal Airport – Millinocket ME

Description

“Millinocket Municipal Airport is operated by the Town of Millinocket. Located on Medway Road, the airport has been in existence since the 1930’s when it was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps and the W.P.A. The airport has two runways, a main terminal, 3 municipally owned hangers, 3 privately owned hangers and 13 tie-downs.” Under MERA it received a 2400 x 110 graded cinder runway and a 2000 x 100 graded cinder runway.

The town selectman report in 1937 remarked that ninety men were employed and work was progressing satisfactorily. $ 29,066.08 had been spent by 1937 on the construction.”   (http://www.millinocket.org)

W.P.A. project information:

  • “Construct municipal airport”
    Official Project Number: 165‐1‐11‐101
    Total project cost: $803,831.00
    Sponsor: Town of Millinocket
  • “Construct municipal airport”
    Official Project Number: 165‐1‐11‐12
    Total project cost: $175,464.00
    Sponsor: Town of Millinocket
  • “Improve municipal airport”
    Official Project Number: 165‐1‐11‐21
    Total project cost: $167,696.00
    Sponsor: War Department
  • “Improve municipal airport”
    Official Project Number: 65‐1‐11‐2214
    Total project cost: $89,725.00
    Sponsor: War Department

Source notes

Thirty-sixth annual report of the municipal officers of the town of Millinocket Maine for the year ending January 31, 1937.

http://www.millinocket.org/Departments/airport/

Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations, July 2009 (page C-86).

Project originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on May 16, 2014.
Additional contributions by Evan Kalish.

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Location Info


Medway Road
Millinocket, ME 04462

Coordinates: 45.64758, -68.69116

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