Base / Station: Whitla

Dates of Operation or Period of Information:

Location: The location indicated on the sheet below is possibly a little off, though close.  Please provide feed back via the facebook group if you are able to assist.  Facebook group can be found at

  • Map Coordinates: 49° 58′ 56.36″ N 111° 01′ 00.84″ W
  • Dominion Lands Survey Location: 10-12-8-[W]4

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

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Date / Reason for Closure: unknown

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