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  • HISTORY OF PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

    Portland Air Base, located approximately six miles Northeast of Portland, Oregon, was originally constructed in 1936 as a WPA project. It was officially activated as Portland Army Air Base on 19 April 1941, however, the runways were not completed until October 1941.In November 1941, the 55th Interceptor Squadron of the Army Air Corps was formed,
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