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Relief Landing Field –
North Junction

General Information

Base / Station: North Junction

Province: Manitoba

Period(s) of Use: 1941 – 1945

Location: N51.20805, W100.06826 (source link 1)

 Site Plan:


Integral Units: R. 1 to Dauphin


  • 1 – Hanger
  • 1 – Personnel Building
  • 1 – Garage
  • 1- Water storage Tank
RCAF Aerodrome North Junction, Manitoba. Image from the RCAF Pilots Manual of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases circa 1942.

Commanding Officers: N/A

Unit Duties / Information:

North Junction’s airfield was built to provide an alternate landing strip for No. 10 SFTS in Dauphin. In this manner, it was possible to give students      of the school more time in the air, having reduced the number of aircraft in the circuit at Dauphin.

Aircraft Flown: see No. 10 SFTS Dauphin

Financial Impact: $237,787 (total cost of BCATP construction to 15 Mar 1942)

Station Magazine/Newspaper:

Date / Reason for closure: The airstrip was closed April 14, 1945 to coincide with the closure of No. 10 SFTS at Dauphin.

Site details:



According to an article in the Dauphin Herald – 19 December 1946, the Dauphin City Council debated allocating the Hangar from this relief field for use by the Dauphin Curling club, the building was used until 2005 when it was demolished to make room for a the new Dauphin Recreation Facility. See attached photo from Al Gray.

Current Status: As of 2012, the remains of a concrete building, an in-ground water tank, and a small portion of one runway remained at the site. (source link 1)

Married Quarters: N/A

Location – Google Map

Aerial Photo of Relief Landing Field – North Junction (RCAF Photo)
Dauphin Curling Club demolition 2005 – Photo courtesy of Al Gray
This was the former hangar from North Junction relief landing field.

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