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 ….
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.
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 …
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
Warrant Article 68: Hangar Replacement at Katama Airfield
Why does the Airfield need a hangar?
There’s a hangar at nearly every airport. The hangar serves as a focal point for visiting pilots to report into, protects aircraft from weather, provides a place for …
Last year at town meeting, voters overwhelmingly approved $1.2 million for a new hangar at the Katama Airfield. That appropriation was in addition to some reserve funds and Community Preservation Act money for the $1.6 million plan.
The trustees of the Katama Airfield Trust and the Commissioners of the Katama Airfield hereby request your consideration of voting “yes” for the replacement of the hangar at the Katama Airfield at the Town Election on April 11th.
Funding for a new airplane hangar at the Katama Airfield, narrowly defeated at the Edgartown town election April 12, will be subject to a recount.