Base / Station: Shepard

Dates of Operation or Period of Information:  WWII

Integral Units: 

Unit Duties / Information:  There seems to be some debate as to which relief aerodromes around Calgary were assgned to which primary aerodromes. Different sources show Shepard as being the:

all of these would make sence and my have been the case.  I suspect more research may be required in this area. (Nathan)

Aircraft Flown:  N/A

Commanding Officers:  N/A

Financial Impact:  

Date / Reason for Closure:

Current Status: airfield located south-east of city along Deerfoot Trail.  Nothing of this aerodrome remains.


RCAF Aerodrome Shepard, Alberta. Image frome the RCAF Pilots Manual of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases circa 1942.
Shepard Aerodrome changes from 1948-2018 Collage, posted on facebook by Ken Meintzer on 30 March 2020
Calgary Aerial Map 1951 Showing the three Aerodromes in Calgary, posted on facebook by Ken Meintzer on 31 March 2020