Indiana World War II Army Airfields
|Indiana World War II Army Airfields|
|Part of World War II|
Most of these airfields were under the command of the First Air Force or the Army Air Forces Training Command (AAFTC), a predecessor of the current Air Education and Training Command of the United States Air Force. However the other USAAF support commands—Air Technical Service Command (ATSC); Air Transport Command (ATC) or Troop Carrier Command—also commanded a significant number of airfields in support roles.
It is still possible to find remnants of these wartime airfields. Many were converted into municipal airports, some were returned to agriculture, and several were retained as United States Air Force installations and were front-line bases during the Cold War. Hundreds of the temporary buildings that were used survive today and are being used for other purposes.
Troop Carrier Command
- I Troop Carrier Group
- 45th Army Air Force Base Unit
- Now: Fort Wayne Air National Guard Station (IATA: FWA, ICAO: KFWA, FAA LID: FWA)
- Headquarters, Troop Carrier Command, Glider Ferrying & Pickup faciity
- I Troop Carrier Group
- 362d Army Air Force Base Unit
- Used by Indiana Air National Guard until 1961. Now closed and part of urbanised Indianaoplis area
Air Transport Command
Air Technical Service Command
- Evansville MAP, Evansville
- Southeast Training Center
- 447th Army Air Force Base Unit
- Now: Freeman Municipal Airport (IATA: SER, ICAO: KSER, FAA LID: ESER)
Army Air Force Training Command
- Sub-base of George AAF, Illinois (now: Lawrenceville-Vincennes International Airport (IATA: LWV, ICAO: KLWV, FAA LID: LWV))
- 304th Army Air Force Base Unit
- Now: Columbus Municipal Airport (IATA: CLU, ICAO: KBAK, FAA LID: BAK)
- Note: Bunker Hill Air Force Base / later Grissom Air Force Base, now Grissom Air Reserve Base, was a United States Navy airfield known as Naval Air Station Bunker Hill during World War II.
- Brooks, David W. (November 19, 2011). "Military Airfields in WW2". Retrieved March 29, 2014.
- Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 1-47768-565-0.
- Ravenstein, Charles A. (1984). Air Force Combat Wings Lineage and Honors Histories 1947-1977. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-912799-12-9.
- Thole, Lou (1999). Forgotten Fields of America: World War II Bases and Training, Then and Now - Vol. 2. Pictorial Histories Pub. ISBN 1-57510-051-7.