Millville Executive Airport – Millville NJ

Description

“The Millville airport was dedicated on August 2, 1941, by local, state, and federal officials. The first contingent of Air Corps personnel arrived on 17 December 1942. In less than a year construction of base facilities began, and in January 1943, the Millville Army Air Field opened as a United States Army Air Forces gunnery school for fighter pilots. It was assigned to First Air Force.”

The Work Projects Administration (WPA) undertook a $740,593.00 project to construct the airport, sponsored by the War Department. Official Project Number: 165‐1‐22‐337.

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-120).

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 21, 2018.

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Location Info


104 Leddon St.
Millville, NJ 08332

Coordinates: 39.371, -75.071

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