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Air Force Stations


4 Wing / CFB / RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta

Construction of what would become known as RCAF Station Cold Lake began in 1952 at the height of the Cold War after the site in Alberta's Lakeland...

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CFB Wainwright, Alberta

The 583 km² (225 mile²) Buffalo National Park was closed in 1940 and the property leased by the Government of Alberta to the Department of National...

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RCAF Station Beaverlodge, Alberta

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RCAF Station Bowden, Alberta

RCAF Staion Bowden was home to the RAF's No. 32 Elementary Flying Training School during the Second World War

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RCAF Station Calgary, Alberta

In 1935 the RCAF constructed a landing field on a section of the Canadian Army's Currie Barracks located in southwest Calgary. The airfield was known as...

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RCAF Station Claresholm, Alberta

RCAF Station Claresholm was initially a British Commonwealth Air Training Plan station that trained pilots for wartime service. The station was located...

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RCAF Station De Winton, Alberta

RCAF Station De Winton was a World War II air training station located south of Calgary, and east of De Winton, Alberta, Canada. The base was more...

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RCAF Station Edmonton, Alberta

The history of CFB Edmonton begins at an old airfield called Blatchford Field (named after a former mayor of Edmonton, Kenneth Blatchford), a few...

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RCAF Station Fort Macleod, Alberta

RCAF Station Fort Macleod was a World War II British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP) flying training station. Administrative and operational...

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RCAF Station High River, Alberta

RCAF Station High River was a station of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) located at High River, Alberta, Canada.

The Canadian Air Board began oper...

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