How Katama Airfield escaped the clutches of developers

To preserve an 128-acre ecological gem, it took a man who loved planes more than money. I caught Mike Creato on a good day. Good day for me, but not so good for Creato. That’s because Mike Creato co-owns Classic Aviators, which takes people up for biplane rides from Katama Airfield, and because the weather was looking iffy …

Breaking news: Katama Hangar demolished

By Brian Dowd MV Times. Long-awaited replacement set to go up. The World War II–era Katama Airfield hangar was finally laid to rest Thursday afternoon. A small group of onlookers watched as the hangar fell to a heap of scrap amid sounds of screeching metal ….

Scrappy to the Last, Katama Hangar Comes Down

By Louisa Hufstader Vineyard Gazette   The World War II-era hangar at Katama Airfield was reduced to scrap on Thursday afternoon — not for the first time, but definitely for the last. A new, larger building is set to take its place over the winter.   The...

Katama hangar is about to come down

A dilapidated World War II hangar at Katama Airfield will be demolished in the next two weeks to make way for an updated hangar, town administrator James Hagerty told the board of selectmen Tuesday.

New Hangar construction delays due to the pandemic.

On behalf of the Katama Airfield, I would like to sincerely thank our supporters and the Katama Airfield Trust for your dedication and loyalty to the preservation and renovation of the historic Katama Airfield. Currently, the Katama Airfield Trust is working diligently …

Katama airfield accepts hangar gift

The Katama Airfield commission and the Edgartown board of selectmen have accepted gifts of steel building components, an aircraft hangar door, and design services to replace the dilapidated World War II–era hangar