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Bloyer Field
USGS 1999 orthophoto
IATA: none – ICAO: none – FAA LID: Y72
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Tomah
Serves Tomah, Wisconsin
Elevation AMSL 966 ft / 294 m
Coordinates 43°58′34″N 090°28′50″W / 43.97611°N 90.48056°W / 43.97611; -90.48056Coordinates: 43°58′34″N 090°28′50″W / 43.97611°N 90.48056°W / 43.97611; -90.48056
Map

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Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7/25 3,900 1,189 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations 7,150
Based aircraft 7
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Bloyer Field (FAA Location identifier: Y72) is a city owned, public use airport located one nautical mile (2 km) east of the central business district of Tomah, a city in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States.[1] It provides general aviation service.

History[]

Activated November 30, 1942. Conducted technical training for United States Army Air Forces. Known as Tomah Army Airfield Technical School. 1000 Technical School Squadron (Special) provided technical training included radio interception techniques; radio maintenance and operations to personnel. Functioned as a sub-base of Radio school at Truax Army Airfield at Madison. School inactivated on April 1, 1944. Facility transferred to Air Technical Service Command on April 30, 1944. Transferred as inactive to the US Army Corps of Engineers on April 1, 1946 for disposition.

The airfield was turned over to civil control though the War Assets Administration (WAA).

Facilities and aircraft[]

Bloyer Field covers an area of 160 acres (65 hectare) at an elevation of 966 feet (294 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 7/25 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,900 by 75 feet (1,189 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending June 16, 2010, the airport had 7,150 aircraft operations, an average of 19 per day: 98% general aviation, 1% air taxi, and 1% military. At that time there were 7 aircraft based at this airport: 71% single-engine, 14% multi-engine, and 14% ultralight.[1]

See also[]

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 . Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 5, 2012.
  •  This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.
  • Shaw, Frederick J. (2004), Locating Air Force Base Sites History’s Legacy, Air Force History and Museums Program, United States Air Force, Washington DC, 2004.
  • Manning, Thomas A. (2005), History of Air Education and Training Command, 1942–2002. Office of History and Research, Headquarters, AETC, Randolph AFB, Texas ASIN: B000NYX3PC

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