Base / Station: North Junction

 

Period(s) of Use: 1941 – 1945

 

Location: N51.20805, W100.06826 (source link 1)

 

Site Plan:

 

Elevation:

 

Integral Units: R. 1 to Dauphin

 

Structures:

  • 1 – Hanger
  • 1 – Personnel Building
  • 1 – Garage
  • 1- Water storage Tank

 

Commanding Officers:

 

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)

 

Station Magazine/Newspaper:

 

Date / Reason for closure: The airstrip was closed April 14, 1945 to coincide with the closure of No. 10 SFTS at Dauphin.

 

Site details:

Aerodrome:

Runways:

 

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)

 

Married Quarters:

 

Relevant links:

 

Other Sources:

RCAF Aerodrome North Junction, Manitoba. Image from the RCAF Pilots Manual of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases circa 1942.