Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport – Westfield MA

Description

Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) labor worked to develop what is now Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport, then Westfield Air Base.

Project details:

  • “Make improvements at airport”
    Official Project Number: 165‐1‐14‐237
    Total project cost: $1,178,513.00
    Sponsor: Mayor, City of Westfield
  • “Improve field by clearing, grubbing, and landscaping”
    Official Project Number: 265‐3‐14‐78
    Total project cost: $1,140,506.00
    Sponsor: War Department, Corps of Engineers, District Engineer, Providence

Source notes

Works Progress Bulletin, Massachusetts: Sept. 21, 1936 (pg. 1)
https://archive.org/details/worksprogressbul3637unit

Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations, July 2009 (page C-78).

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 14, 2017.

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Location Info


110 Airport Road
Westfield, MA 01085

Coordinates: 42.1596, -72.7196

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