Bill's Ramblings

A quick trip to Gila River Memorial Airport


Drone footage from a DJI Mavic Pro of the closed Gila River Memorial Airport.

Gila River Memorial Airport was built in 1942 as Williams Auxiliary Army Airfield #5, one of several satellite airfields for Williams Army Airfield. After the war, it was renamed Goodyear Air Force Auxiliary Airfield, with its original triangular configuration modified to accommodate early jet aircraft of the 1950s. …

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