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Bakersfield


Photograph of training aircraft at Minter Field

U.S. Air Force Historical Agency

Bakersfield (119.057W 35.435N) is a city at the southern end of the Central Valley of California. There was an Air Force training airfield nearby, at Minter Field, which was formally established early in 1942 but had been in the works since June 1941. Over 11,000 aircrew were trained at the airfield.

Rail connections

Fresno

Mojave


Reference

Minter Field Air Museum (accessed 2012-11-23)



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