Located between Oxnar and Camarillo.
in 1942 by the Bureau of Public Roads for light planes.
the outbreak of war, it was taken over by the USAAF, and charged
with the protect the Los Angeles area from air attack. In July
1942 a P-38 Lightning squadron was assigned to the field. In
mid-1943 the field became a US Navy Auxiliary Air Station
with torpedo planes and drone aircraft. Used after the
war as a USAF base.
On January 1, 1970, Oxnard AFB was closed and the base was deeded to civil authorities, being incorporated into Camarillo Airport.
CAF Camarillo (Southern California Wing Aviation Museum)
Museum, displays and
Oxnard Airport - Official Website
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February 4, 2018