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[edit]

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[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Massachusetts Naval Air Bases, Coast Guard Bases, Military & Auxiliary Air Fields 1923-1945". Massachusetts Aviation Historical Society. 2011. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 

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