Historic California Posts, Camps, Stations and Airfields
Helendale Auxiliary Field
(Victorville Auxiliary Field No. 2)
Helendale Auxiliary Field, circa 1943.
This airfield was established in 1942 as a satellite field for Victorville Army Air Field (AAF), (later renamed George AFB), having four, paved runways laid out in a triangular configuration. The longest being a 4,459-foot asphalt strip.

Helendale continued to operate as a satellite field for Victorville AAF until the end of World War II. Helendale was reused after the war as a private civilian airfield.
The field was operated by Victorville AAF's 3035th Army Air Forces Base Unit.
Extract, US Army Air Forces Directory of Airfields, January 1945.
Additional Histories
Abandoned and Forgotten Airfields: http://www.airfields-freeman.com/CA/Airfields_CA_PalmdaleN.htm#helendale
Wikimapia: http://wikimapia.org/8196288/Helendale-Auxiliary-Army-Airfield-No-2
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