Base / Station:  Edmonton (municipal airport)

Dates of Operation or Period of Information: 1940-44

Integral Units:

  • No.2 Air Observers School
  • No.16 EFTS

Unit Duties / Information: 

  • No.2 AOS 5 August 1940-14 July 1944
  • No.16 EFTS 11 November 1940-17 July 1942 operated by Edmonton Flying Club

Aircraft Flown:

  • No.2 AOS
    • Anson,
    • Boeing 247D,
    • Lockheed 10A,
    • Stinson 105,
    • Menasco Moth
  • No.16 EFTS
    • Moth,
    • Finch

Commanding Officers:

Financial Impact: formed nucleus for municipal airport

Date / Reason for Closure: 14 July 1944, reduced requirement for aircrew

Current Status:  Airport decommissioned. most runway/taxiway/ramp surface remains in use, 2 or 3 hangars remain

Links:

RCAF Aerodrome Edmonton, Alberta. Image frome the RCAF Pilots Manual of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases circa 1942.