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Pratt in Pratt County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Pratt Army Air Field and the B-29 “Superfortress”

 
 
1943 Pratt Army Air Field Blueprint Marker image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, 1943
1. 1943 Pratt Army Air Field Blueprint Marker
Inscription.

[Panel 1]
Pratt Army Air Field 1943 [Blueprint]

[Panel 2]
B-29 Units, Production Summary,
Dimensions, and Performance Characteristics


[Panel 3]
B-29 Cutaway View and Unit Tail Designators
 
Erected 2003.
 
Location. 37° 42.263′ N, 98° 44.441′ W. Marker is in Pratt, Kansas, in Pratt County. Marker is on Baker Avenue south of Chandler Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. The B-29 All Veterans Memorial is located west of US Hwy 281 at NE 40th Street, on the grounds of the Pratt Municipal Airport (former Pratt Army Air Field). Marker is in this post office area: Pratt KS 67124, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Heroic Efforts of B-26 Aircrew (within shouting distance of this marker); 40th Bomb Group VH (within shouting distance of this marker); Training Fatalities - Pratt Army Air Field (within shouting distance of this marker); 58th Bomb Wing (within shouting distance of this marker); 29th Bomb Group (within shouting distance of this marker); 45th Bombardment Squadron (VH) Honored Dead
B-29 Units, Production Summary, Dimensions, and Performance Characteristics Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2012
2. B-29 Units, Production Summary, Dimensions, and Performance Characteristics Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Pratt Army Air Field (within shouting distance of this marker); B-29 All Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pratt.
 
Also see . . .
1. Veterans Memorial Complex, Pratt, Kansas. (Submitted on May 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Boeing B-29 "Superfortress" Fact Sheet. (Submitted on May 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
B-29 "Superfortress" Cutaway Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2012
3. B-29 "Superfortress" Cutaway Marker
B-29 "Superfortress" Markers at B-29 All Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2012
4. B-29 "Superfortress" Markers at B-29 All Veterans Memorial
Looking east toward memorial
B-29 "Superfortress" Production Statistics on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2012
5. B-29 "Superfortress" Production Statistics on Marker
B-29 "Superfortress" Units on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2012
6. B-29 "Superfortress" Units on Marker
B-29 "Superfortress" Units on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2012
7. B-29 "Superfortress" Units on Marker
Pratt Army Air Field Blueprint Detail on Marker image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, 2003
8. Pratt Army Air Field Blueprint Detail on Marker
Pratt Army Air Field Blueprint Detail on Marker image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, 2003
9. Pratt Army Air Field Blueprint Detail on Marker
Former WWII Pratt Army Air Field Airplane Hangar image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2012
10. Former WWII Pratt Army Air Field Airplane Hangar
Former WWII Pratt Army Air Field Parachute Shed image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2012
11. Former WWII Pratt Army Air Field Parachute Shed
Former WWII Pratt Army Air Field Warehouses image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2012
12. Former WWII Pratt Army Air Field Warehouses
Former WWII Pratt Army Air Field Warehouse Foundation image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2012
13. Former WWII Pratt Army Air Field Warehouse Foundation
Former WWII Pratt Army Air Field Water Tower image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2012
14. Former WWII Pratt Army Air Field Water Tower
Just west of the B-29 All Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 359 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. submitted on May 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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