Atomic Mission Hangar 1831

Atomic Mission Hangar 1831 (HM7W)

Location: Wendover, UT 84083 Tooele County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 43.741', W 114° 1.777'

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This hangar is the only steel vaulted-roof hangar at the base. Built specifically to house the new B-29 aircraft, it is 200 feet by 228 feet. With offices in the side wooden ?lean-to' buildings, there are 53,400 square feet total in the hangar. The small rectangular door above the height of the B-29's vertical tail.

Often referred to as the "Enola Gay" hangar, the 393rd Bombardment Squadron of the 509th Composite Group utilized this hangar for their operations and maintenance.
HM NumberHM7W
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 7:23am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 750851 N 4512920
Decimal Degrees40.72901667, -114.02961667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 43.741', W 114° 1.777'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 43' 44.46" N, 114° 1' 46.62" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 345 Airport Way, Wendover UT 84083, US
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