Kearney Air Force Base

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Kearney Air Force Base
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Kearney Army Airfield
Part of Strategic Air Command
Center Township, Buffalo County, near Kearney, Nebraska
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2006 USGS Orthophoto
Kearney AFB is located in Nebraska
Kearney AFB
Kearney AFB
Coordinates40°43′37″N 099°00′24″W / 40.72694°N 99.00667°W / 40.72694; -99.00667Coordinates: 40°43′37″N 099°00′24″W / 40.72694°N 99.00667°W / 40.72694; -99.00667
TypeAir Force Base
Site history
Built1941-1942
In use1942-1949

Kearney Air Force Base is a former USAF base located near Kearney, Nebraska. It operated from 1942 through 1949.

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References[edit]

  • Maurer, Maurer. Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office 1961 (republished 1983, Office of Air Force History, ISBN 0-912799-02-1).
  • Ravenstein, Charles A. Air Force Combat Wings Lineage and Honors Histories 1947–1977. Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama: Office of Air Force History 1984. ISBN 0-912799-12-9.
  • Mueller, Robert (1989). Volume 1: Active Air Force Bases Within the United States of America on 17 September 1982. USAF Reference Series, Office of Air Force History, United States Air Force, Washington, D.C. ISBN 0-912799-53-6, ISBN 0-16-002261-4
  • ArmyAirForces.Com
  • USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to present
  • The Kearney Army Air Base
  • "Kearney Goes To War," Department of History, University of Nebraska at Kearney

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