Naval Auxiliary Air Facility Hyannis

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Naval Auxiliary Air Facility Hyannis was a United States Navy facility located in Hyannis, Massachusetts operational from 1942 to 1945. It existed as an auxiliary air facility of Naval Air Station Quonset Point.

History

From 1942 to 1943, the facility was operated by the United States Army Air Forces as Hyannis Army Air Field and operated Douglas B-18 Bolo on anti-submarine patrols under the operational control of Westover Field. In 1943. the United States Navy took control of the facility and trained many aviators.[1]

Redevelopment

Today, the field operates as Barnstable Municipal Airport.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Massachusetts Naval Air Bases, Coast Guard Bases, Military & Auxiliary Air Fields 1923-1945". Massachusetts Aviation Historical Society. 2011. Retrieved 26 June 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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