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46 SL-P Meacham DOCILF

GPS: 45.493944, -118.401832

 

Location / Airway

Location / Name

OREGON: Umatilla County

46 SL-P Meacham DOCILF, Department of Commerce intermediate field, site No. 46 on the Salt Lake-Pasco airway

GPS: 45.493944, -118.401832

Contract Air Mail

C.A.M. #5 Salt Lake City-Pasco
Salt Lake-Pasco airway

Operator

Walter T. Varney, Varney Airlines
Contract awarded October 7, 1925
Elko-Pasco airway began April 6, 1926
Reorganized to Salt Lake-Pasco airway, which began October 1, 1926
By 1933 this airway was called Salt Lake-Pendleton airway.

 

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Airway Bulletin  No. 2, page 123, September 1, 1931

Meacham, Oregon: Department of Commerce intermediate field, site 46, Salt Lake-Pasco Airway. Two miles SE. Altitude 3,700 feet. Rectangular, 29 acres, 2,411 by 368 feet, sod, slope to S., natural drainage. Directional arrow marked “46 SL-P" Pole line to W. Beacon, boundary, approach, and obstruction lights. Beacon, 24-inch rotating, with green course lights flashing characteristic "6" (— .—). Aviation fuel, day and night.

 

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