Zephyrhills Army Airfield

Zephyrhills Army Airfield (HM1R1T)

Location: Zephyrhills, FL 33542 Pasco County
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Country: United States of America
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N 28° 13.839', W 82° 9.814'

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Constructed as part of a group of state and WPA projects, major expansion of the airfield began in 1941 when it became home to U.S. Army Air Corps training facilities in preparation for WWII. It was in full operation by 1943, providing advanced fighter pilot training to air crews destined for service in Europe.

After the war, Zephyrhills Army Airfield was transferred to civilian municipal service, including residences, a school, medical offices and Civil Air Patrol headquarters.

This building is the last of approximately 30 local war-time barracks structures.
HM NumberHM1R1T
Year Placed1998
Placed ByPasco County Board of County Commissioners and Pasco County Historical Preservation Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 385835 N 3123301
Decimal Degrees28.23065000, -82.16356667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 13.839', W 82° 9.814'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 13' 50.34" N, 82° 9' 48.84" W
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Area Code(s)813
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 39401-39421 South Ave, Zephyrhills FL 33542, US
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