Kansas Army Air Fields
During World War II, Kansas was a major United States Army Air Force (USAAF) training center for pilots and aircrews of USAAF fighters and bombers. Kansas was favored because it has excellent, year-round flying conditions. The sparsely populated land made ideal locations for gunnery, bombing, and training ranges.
Four of these Army Air Fields in Kansas were used to train B-29 Combat Crews in WWII, and a fifth Army Air Field was used as a point of deployment for overseas action.
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Select an air field to browse/view its history:
- Smoky Hill Army Air Field
- Walker Army Air Field
- Pratt Army Air Field
- Great Bend Army Air Field
- Herington Army Air Field (deployment)