Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) labor worked to develop what is now Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport, then Westfield Air Base.
- “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
Works Progress Bulletin, Massachusetts: Sept. 21, 1936 (pg. 1)
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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