Base / Station: Douglas
Period(s) of Use:
Location: 49°55’N 99°39’W
Dates of Operation or Period of Information: 1940 -1945
Integral Units: R. 2 to Brandon
Commanding Officers: N/A
Unit Duties / Information:
As with the airfield at Chater, this was designed to be used as landing and take-off facilities for pilots undergoing advanced training.
Aircraft Flown: N/A
Financial Impact: $89,000 (total cost of BCATP construction to 15 Mar 1942)
Date / Reason for closure:
The airfield closed along with that of Brandon’s following the expiration of the BCATP agreement.
2/20 – 3000’
14/32 – 3000’
8/26 – 4000’
11 Aug 1943 – New beam approach Field at Douglas, Man., is being put into operation, and it is felt that certain M.T. Vehicles, such as a crash tender and ambulance, should be allotted to that field permanently. (source ORB No. 12 SFTS, Brandon, MB)