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Willow Run Airport acquired By the University of Michigan, June 1946

Willow Run Airport acquired By the University of Michigan, June 1946 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, June 3, 1946
Caption
DOUBLE HANGAR: Pictured above is a double hangar, one of three which the University has obtained with procurement of Willow Run airport for an expanded program in aeronautical engineering. The hangar is on the southwest corner of the airport.

Willow Run Airport acquired By the University of Michigan, June 1946

Willow Run Airport acquired By the University of Michigan, June 1946 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, June 3, 1946
Caption
ON SOUTH END: The hangar pictured above, a rear view, is located on the south end of Willow Run airfield. Built adjacent to the huge Ford bomber plant, which now houses the Kaiser-Frazer Corporation and Graham-Paige Motors, the airport contains six major runways besides the three hangars. The airport is located on an express highway, 30 miles west of Detroit, and has been idle since the war.

Willow Run Airport acquired By the University of Michigan, June 1946

Willow Run Airport acquired By the University of Michigan, June 1946 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, June 3, 1946
Caption
ARMY INSTALLATION: Part of the Army installation on the east side of Willow Run airfield is shown in the above picture. The War Assets Administration's license to the University provides for the transfer of the Army camp as well as the airport.

Willow Run Airport acquired By the University of Michigan, June 1946

Willow Run Airport acquired By the University of Michigan, June 1946 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, June 3, 1946
Caption
HUGE APRON: Largest of the three hangars at Willow Run airport is shown above with a partial view of the huge concrete apron which extends over the west part of the field. The hangar was used for conversion of bombers for special uses.

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Day
23
Month
January
Year
1962
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