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Relief Landing Field –

General Information

Base / Station:  Rhein

Province: Saskatchewan

Dates of Operation or Period of Information: 

  • 10 April 1941 – 15 September 1945

Integral Units:

Unit Duties / Information:  Secondary Relief Landing Field (R2) for Yorkton

Aircraft Flown:  

Commanding Officers:

Financial Impact:

Date / Reason for Closure:  15 Sept 45, reduced need for aircrew

Current Status:   abandoned, condition unknown

RCAF Aerodrome Rhein, Saskatchewan. Image from the RCAF Pilots Manual of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases circa 1942.

Location – Google Map

From the aerodrome manual, and google maps this appears to be a possible location for the former aerodrome. The coordinates in the aerodrome manual indicate a location about 1 mile north, but that location looks somewhat less likely.