Base / Station: Holsom

Dates of Operation or Period of Information:

Location: The location indicated on the sheet below is possibly a little off though close.  I have include an aerial photo that may be useable to fine tune the location.  Please provide feed back via the facebook group if you are able to assist.  Facebook group can be found at https://www.facebook.com/groups/235286608052061

  • Map Coordinates: 50° 01′ 33.93″ N 110° 51′ 27.41″ W for
  • Dominion Lands Survey Location: 26-12-7-[W]4

Integral Units:

Unit Duties / Information:  This facility acted as the Primary Relief Landing Field for No. 34 SFTS located at Medicine Hat, AB.  

Aircraft Flown:

Commanding Officers:

Financial Impact:

Date / Reason for Closure: unknown

Current Status:  

Related Links:

  • Site Plan
    • https://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_reel_c5883/373?r=0&s=5
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RCAF Aerodrome Holsom, Alberta. Image from the RCAF Pilots Manual of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases circa 1942.
DND Image 415.014 - Holsom Aerodrome