Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport Expansion – Forty Fort PA

Description

“The Wyoming Valley Airport, located in Forty Fort and Wyoming and built in the 1920s, was expanded and given a paved runway through WPA, enabling it to handle passenger and freight traffic – including early air mail — and help train World War II pilots.” (timesleader.com)

Source notes

http://archives.timesleader.com/2011_7/2011_09_04_Area_still_benefits_from_jobs_program_created_during_Depression_-news.html
http://www.timesleader.com/stories/Area-still-benefits-from-jobs-program-created-during-Depression,107045

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on April 18, 2015.

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Location Info


2001 Wyoming Ave
Forty Fort, PA 18704

Coordinates: 41.29776, -75.85493

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