Odessa Flight Strip

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Odessa Flight Strip
US Army Air Corps Hap Arnold Wings.svg
Odessa, Texas
Coordinates 31°50′28″N 102°23′30″W / 31.84111°N 102.39167°W / 31.84111; -102.39167
Type AAF Emergency Landing Airfield
Site information
Controlled by United States Army Air Forces
Site history
Built 1942
In use 1942-1945

Odessa Flight Strip is a former military airfield located in Odessa, Texas. The airfield site has been redeveloped and is now part of the urban area of the city.

This was one of the many Flight Strips which were built by the USAAF during World War II for the emergency use of military aircraft.


 This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

  • Shaw, Frederick J. (2004), Locating Air Force Base Sites History’s Legacy, Air Force History and Museums Program, United States Air Force, Washington DC, 2004.

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