Category Archives: Half Moon Bay Airport

Coastside WWII: Navy Abandons Air Strip: "One of the 'secret' installations"

From the Half Moon Bay Review The year was 1945 “Mills field navy installations totaling $5,000,000 are to be turned over to San Francisco and 85 acres of the property will be promptly leased to Pan American Airways as its … Continue reading

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Dream Machine's* On Sunday At The HMB Airport: Meanwhile

ENJOY “BURT BLUMERT TAKES THE GREAT ‘BIG DADDY’ DON GARLITS ON A HARROWING SIGHT-SEEING TOUR OF SAN FRANCISCO” (Photo: L-R, Burt Blumert and “Big Daddy” Don Garlits.) Friends of ours hosted a birthday party for Burt Blumert, at a home … Continue reading

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Dear June

June Thanks for all the info re the HMB area. I spent many hours roaming the airport grounds as a kid. You may not be aware that the airport was often used as an alternate to SF Intl when SF … Continue reading

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