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Howard Hughes Airport

Art Leatherwood General Entry

Howard Hughes Airport at Houston was activated in November 1942 to train pilots of the Women's Army Service Pilots. It was deactivated in May 1943, when the mission was transferred to Sweetwater Army Air Field at Sweetwater, Texas.

Categories:

  • Women
  • Military

Time Periods:

  • World War II

Places:

  • Houston
  • Upper Gulf Coast
  • East Texas

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Art Leatherwood, “Howard Hughes Airport,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed October 31, 2020, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/howard-hughes-airport.

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