Relief Landing Field –

General Information

Base / Station:  Hamlin

Province: Saskatchewan

Dates of Operation or Period of Information:   4 Sept 1941 – 25 Feb 1944

Unit Duties / Information: 

  • Relief Landing Field for North Battleford
  • No 1 Loran Unit
    • note of this unit came from a Court Martial held at Hamlin in 1947… I have no more information on this at this time… Link to the Court Martial
    • November 1946 – July 1948 (thanks to Chris Charland for these dates)

Aircraft Flown: 

Commanding Officers:

Financial Impact:

Date / Reason for Closure: 25 Feb 44, reduced need for aircrew

Site Evolution:

  • The Publication On Track…the Pilot’s Air Travel Guide (First Annual Edition – 1978) lists the Aerodrome as “Hamlin – Lat:52 53N – Long:108 17W – GMT-7(6) – 73SW,E-16 – Abandoned”

Current Status:  civil airfield JD4

RCAF Aerodrome Hamlin, Saskatchewan. Image frome the RCAF Pilots Manual of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases c.1942

Location – Google Map

Daily Diary Index – No 1 Loran Unit



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