Kearney Air Force Base
Kearney Air Force Base is a former United States Army Air Forces and United States Air Force base located near Kearney, Nebraska. It operated from 1942 through 1949, after which it was decommissioned and turned over for civilian use as Kearney Regional Airport.
|Kearney Air Force Base|
|Part of Strategic Air Command|
|Center Township, Buffalo County, near Kearney, Nebraska|
|Type||Air Force Base|
- Maurer, Maurer. Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office 1961 (republished 1983, Office of Air Force History, ISBN 0-912799-02-1).
- Ravenstein, Charles A. Air Force Combat Wings Lineage and Honors Histories 1947–1977. Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama: Office of Air Force History 1984. ISBN 0-912799-12-9.
- Mueller, Robert (1989). Volume 1: Active Air Force Bases Within the United States of America on 17 September 1982. USAF Reference Series, Office of Air Force History, United States Air Force, Washington, D.C. ISBN 0-912799-53-6, ISBN 0-16-002261-4
- USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to present
- The Kearney Army Air Base
- "Kearney Goes To War," Department of History, University of Nebraska at Kearney
- B-17 Crash historical marker at Wood River, Nebraska
- Kearney AAF Historical Website
- FAA Airport Diagram (PDF), effective September 9, 2021
- FAA Terminal Procedures for EAR, effective September 9, 2021
- Resources for this airport: