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Historic Wendover Airfield

345 S Airport Apron, Wendover, UT 84083
+1 801-571-2907
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Lots of History

Until we visited this airfield, we did not realize so much history in this area regarding the war... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
sweetatr
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Maybell, Colorado
History in the desert

This is worth a stop and does not take that long. The history that surronds this was amazing to... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
ManyRoadsTraveled
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Powell, Wyoming
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  • Average13%
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“atomic bomb” (10 reviews)
“wwii history” (9 reviews)
“control tower” (6 reviews)
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345 S Airport Apron, Wendover, UT 84083
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Until we visited this airfield, we did not realize so much history in this area regarding the war. It was fun to drive around and read all of the historical signage to give us a better understanding of what happened here.

Thank sweetatr
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is worth a stop and does not take that long. The history that surronds this was amazing to learn or refresh our history lessons from school years.

Thank ManyRoadsTraveled
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Visited this very historic airfield not many aeroplanes to see but plenty of memorabilia to read about and view spent a good few hours here it was one of the first ww2 bomber training camps

Thank Ralph G
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We stopped here after the Bonneville Salt Flats and had a great time , a well presented museum with significantly important historic events and the Con Air plane! Don't miss the climb up the old control tower they are hoping to restore

1  Thank toad69
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is a must see on your bucket list! What an amazing piece of WW II history, and the community is pushing to restore and expand the site! The staff are highly informative! Any questions we had they answered and then offered more! I highly...More

Thank H2 O
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This airfield has the airplane hangar that housed the Enola Gay. Colonel Paul Tibbets and his crew trained here and took off from this spot for their historic, controversial missions that ended World War II. A must-see to honor these men for their service.

Thank anita5546
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Small yet very informative. I could actually envision being stationed here. Brave men that took enormous risk for their country. Some what sobering considering the development and testing the atomic bomb and the results.

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We went to the visitors center when we arrived in Utah and decided to take a side trip to this airfield museum. What a history lesson and so appropriate for these times of conflict between US and Korea. The history of the 509th Composite Group...More

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Thought we would head over since we had just visited the Salt Flats. What a nice surprise. A number of the buildings have been redone since WWII to include the Officer's Club and Control Tower. Others appear to be being refurbished as well (wish there...More

1  Thank dgbg100106
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Believe it or not there is an active air terminal here. The old airfield has a lot of old WWII buildings and would probably be of interest to old soldiers and airmen like myself. An old plan that was part of the movie Con Air...More

Thank Chuck H
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