Desert Center Airport

Desert Center Airport

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Desert Center Airport (FAA LID: L64) is a public airport located at the end of an unnamed road, one mile (1.6 km) east of CA Route 177 (Desert Center - Rice Road), 5 miles (8.0 km) northeast of the town of Desert Center, California, 127 miles (204 km) northeast of San Diego.Desert Center Army Airfield was built in the early 1940s was a subbase of Thermal Army Airfield and served as a support base for the Air Technical Service Command. The airfield was located within the Desert Center Division Camp, which encompassed over 34,000 acres (140 km2). Desert Center was one of the areas included in the California Arizona Maneuver Area, used during 1942-44 to train General Patton's armored forces for desert combat prior to it deploying to North Africa.
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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136534711
  • 9786136534718