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Arranged by CAM Route and Beacon #. This is a work in progress and will be constantly updated as new information is found.

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Arrows were know to be at the following Mississippi locations. If the intermediate fields had arrows, it is very likely that the beacons between fields also had arrows.
Happy Hunting.

Bay St. Louis

Department of Commerce intermediate field, site 4, New Orleans-Atlanta Airway. Five miles W. Altitude, 20 feet. Triangular. 65 acres, 2,800 by 2,500 by 1,900 feet, sod, level, natural drainage. Directional arrow marked "4 NO-A." Pole line to SE, scattered trees and buildings. Beacon, boundary, approach, and obstruction lights. Beacon, 36-inch rotating, double-ended clear, with green course lights flashing characteristic "4" (....). No servicing facilities. 

Department of Commerce intermediate field, site 4. New Orleans-Atlanta Airway. Five miles W. Altitude, 20 feet. Triangular, 63 acres, 2,800 by 2.500 by 1,900 feet, sod, level, natural drainage. Directional arrow marked "4 NO-A." Pole line to SE., scattered trees and buildings. Beacon, boundary, approach, and obstruction lights. Beacon. 36-inch rotating double-ended, clear, with green course lights flashing characteristic " 4" (….) No servicing facilities. 

Fontainebleu

Department of Commerce intermediate field, site 8, New Orleans-Atlanta Airway. Four miles N. Altitude, 40 feet. Irregular, 79 acres, 2,800 by 2,000 feet, sod, level, natural drainage. Directional arrow marked "8 NO-A.'' Pole line to W.; trees to S. Beacon, boundary, approach, and obstruction lights. Beacon, 36-inch rotating, double ended clear, with green course lights flashing characteristic "8" (_ . . .) No servicing facilities. 

Department of Commerce intermediate field, site 8, New Orleans-Atlanta Airway. Four miles N. Altitude, 40 feet. Irregular, 70 acres, 2.80O by 2,000 feet, sod, level, natural drainage. Directional arrow marked "8 NO-A." Pole line to W.; trees to S. Beacon, boundary, approach, and obstruction lights. Beacon, 36-inch rotating, double-ended, clear, with green course lights flashing characteristic "8" (_...). No servicing facilities. 

Forest

Department of Commerce intermediate field, site 46, Fort Worth-Atlanta Airway. Adjoins city on NW., N. of U. S. Highway 80. Altitude 471 feet. T shape, sod, level, natural drainage; two landing strips, 2,100 feet N./S. and 2,700 feet E./W. Directional arrow marked "46 FTW-A." Scattered trees around field. Beacon, boundary and approach lights. Beacon, 36- inch double-ended, with green course lights flashing characteristic " 6" (_._). 

Gainesville

Department of Commerce intermediate field, site 55, Fort Worth-Atlanta Airway. One mile W. of city, E. of U. S. Highway 11. Altitude, 25 feet. L shape, 92 acres, sod, level, natural drainage; two landing strips, 3,100 by 600 feet E./W., 3,000 by 600 feet N./S. Directional arrow marked "55 FTW-A" Fence and property in NE. corner. Beacon, boundary, and approach lights. Beacon, 24-inch rotating, with green course lights flashing characteristic "5" (._.). No servicing facilities. 

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