• Laconia Municipal Airport - Gilford MA
    "In 1934, the original Laconia Airport was built in the vicinity of what is now the O’Shea Industrial park. The current airport was built in Gilford in 1941, with funding from the WPA (Works Progress Administration), the City of Laconia, and Belknap County. The City and County paid for the purchase of 439 acres of land, while the WPA paid for the construction of the airport. The airport served as an emergency landing field and military training center during WWII. Two runways were built." W.P.A. Official Project No.: 165‐1‐13‐49 Total project cost: $910,396.00 Sponsors: City of Laconia and Belknap County Commissioners