Coronado Auxiliary Army Airfield #3

This field was built during WW2 as one of five satellite airfields for Marana Army Airfield (located a few miles south), which conducted basic flight training & the training of transport pilots in instrument flying & navigation.

The Army Air Force acquired 632 acres for Coronado Auxiliary Field #3 starting in 1943. Improvements consisted of a 3,000' square asphalt landing mat, a crash truck station, a tower, and a perimeter fence.
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