Base / Station: North Junction
Period(s) of Use: 1941 – 1945
Location: N51.20805, W100.06826 (source link 1)
Integral Units: R. 1 to Dauphin
- 1 – Hanger
- 1 – Personnel Building
- 1 – Garage
- 1- Water storage Tank
Unit Duties / Information:
North Junction’s airfield was built to provide an alternate landing strip for No. 10 SFTS in Dauphin. In this manner, it was possible to give students of the school more time in the air, having reduced the number of aircraft in the circuit at Dauphin.
Aircraft Flown: see No. 10 SFTS Dauphin
Financial Impact: $237,787 (total cost of BCATP construction to 15 Mar 1942)
Date / Reason for closure: The airstrip was closed April 14, 1945 to coincide with the closure of No. 10 SFTS at Dauphin.
Current Status: As of 2012, the remains of a concrete building, an in-ground water tank, and a small portion of one runway remained at the site. (source link 1)