Morse Field – Ka Lae (South Point) HI

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Morse Field was a military air field from about 1941-1953. WPA funds helped improve the air field between 1941 and 1942.

Source notes

(1) “Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF): Cultural Landscape Report, Final, August 2011, Chapter 3 – Historic Context,” at Commander Naval Installations Command, “Barking Sands to PMRF – Prehistory Through the Cold War,” http://www.cnic.navy.mil/regions/cnrh/installations/pacific_missile_range_facility_barking_sands/about/history/barking-sands-to-pmrf----prehistory-through-the-cold-war/early-20th-century-prior-to-wwii/hawaii-airfields-and-barking-sands-landing-field-1914-1939.html, accessed March 21, 2015.  (2) “Morse Airfield (South Cape Airport),” Hawaii Aviation: An Archive of Historic Photos and Facts,” http://hawaii.gov/hawaiiaviation/hawaii-airfields-airports/hawaii/morse-field/, accessed March 21, 2015.  (3) “Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields:
Hawaii, Hawaii Island,” at http://www.airfields-freeman.com/HI/Airfields_HI_Hawaii.htm, accessed March 21, 2015.

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on August 24, 2016.

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Location Info


South Point, HI

Coordinates: 18.986394, -155.666766

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