Historic California Posts, Camps, Stations and Airfields
Trauger Auxiliary Field
(Rankin Field Auxiliary No. 5)
During World War II, the airport was designated as Trauger Auxiliary Field (A-5)). It was used by the United States Army Air Forces as an auxiliary training airfield for the flying school at Rankin Field, California. Today, it is Eckert Field Airport, a general aviation airport located one mile northeast of Strathmore, California .

Extract, US Army Air Forces Directory of Airfields (January 1945)
Eckert Field circa 2009


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