Ephrata Municipal Airport

Ephrata Municipal 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. Ephrata Municipal Airport (IATA: EPH, ICAO: KEPH) is a public airport located two miles (3 km) southeast of the central business district (CBD) of Ephrata, a city in Grant County, Washington, USA. The airport covers 2,300 acres (931 ha) and has two runways.Established in 1939 as Ephrata Army Air Base. It was used initially as a support airfield for bombing and gunnery ranges in the area (Seven Mile Gunnery School). Transferred to Fourth Air Force in 1940 as a group training airfield for B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombardment units, with new aircraft being obtained from Boeing near Seattle. Later reassigned to Second Air Force when heavy bombardment group training was reassigned to that command. Also used by Air Technical Service Command as an aircraft maintenance and supply depot.show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135722352
  • 9786135722352