Historic California Posts, Camps,
Stations and Airfields
Helendale Auxiliary Field
(Victorville Auxiliary Field No.
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
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.