Base: Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Oscoda, MI (1923)


Built (1923) → Wurtsmith Air Force Base → Became public airport (1993)

Built by: U.S. Air Force

Military Use:  Air bomber base.


Also known as Camp Skeel (1931), Oscoda Army Air Field (1942), Oscoda Air Force Base (1948) and Wortsmith (1953). [Wiki}

This base received rail service from the Detroit & Mackinac railroad at a station known as the Skeel spur. The railroad delivered jet fuel here the the later years of the facility.