Historic California Posts, Camps, Stations and Airfields
Willows Municipal Airport
(Glenn County Airport, Willows Auxiliary Field)


US Army Corps of Engineers District
Sacramento District, US Army Corps of Engineers

Location: The airport is located approximately one mile west of Willows in Glenn County, California.

Site History: The War Department acquired 318.20 acres by a lease (numbers W 868-ENG-2344 and W2972-ENG-1045) with Glenn County, California, in 1942. The site was used as an auxiliary airfield for Chico Army Air Field. The only improvement to the site was the asphalt runway. The

Fourth Air Force declared the field excess to its needs on 24 July 1944. The lease was terminated 11 June 1945.

The 318.20 acres are now owned by various public and private entities.


Extract US Army Air Forces Directory of Airfields (January 1945)


US Army Corps of Engineers Real Estate Map

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Extract, War Department Inventory of Owned, Sponsored and Leased Facilities, December 1945


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