Base / Station:  Lethbridge

Dates of Operation or Period of Information:   1941-44

Integral Units: 

  • 8 B & G School
  • 5 EFTS

Unit Duties / Information:

Aircraft Flown:

  • 5 EFTS
    • Moth,
    • Cornell
  • 8 B&GS
    • Anson,
    • Battle,
    • Bolingbroke,
    • Crane,
    • Harvard,
    • Hurricane,
    • Lysander,
    • Menasco Moth

Commanding Officers:

  • CO opening was WC W.A. Jones
  • CO closing was SL A.E. Turner

Financial Impact:

Date / Reason for Closure:  15 December 1944 reduced need for aircrew

Current Status:  civilian airfield, 2 runways, some taxiways and ramp, some base buildings might still exist

Relevant links:

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