Base / Station: Patricia Bay
Dates of Operation or Period of Information: 26 October 1939 – 31 March 1945
No. 3 Operational Training Unit (9 Nov 1942 – 3 Aug 1945)
No. 32 Operational Training Unit (Royal Air Force) (1 Jun 1944 – until it re-located to RCAF Station Comox)
No. 6 Operational Training Unit
a detachment from No. 111 Coastal Artillery Co-operation (No. 111 CAC) (relocated from RCAF Station Sea Island on 19 May 1940). August 1940, No. 111 CAC was re-designated No. 111 (Fighter) Squadron.
No 120 Bomber Squadron arrived at the station on 1 August 1940.
No. 13 Operational Training Unit (RCAF)
No. 115 (Fighter) Squadron, with their C-22 Fairchild Bolingbrokes until re-deployed to Annette Island in May 1942
No. 133 Squadron who re-located from Boundary Bay in 1943
No. 135 (Fighter) Squadron
No. 149 (Bomber Torpedo) Squadron
No. 7 Radio Detachment
1st Battalion, Edmonton Fusiliers
9th & 10th Anti-aircraft Batteries of the Royal Canadian Artillery
No. 122 (Composite) Squadron, with their C-126 Noorduyn Norsemans,
a detachment of the Royal Norwegian Naval Air Force (March 1941 – for seaplane training.
The Ground Warfare School and No. 1 School of Flying Control ran short courses at the station
No. 132 (Fighter) Squadron (July 1942 – )
Unit Duties / Information:
Date / Reason for Closure:
Current Status: Aerodrome is now the Victoria International Airport
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