Site of Goose Bay Airfield, ca. 1942
The Royal Canadian Air Force built an airfield on this plateau in Labrador’s Northwest River-Goose Bay region during the Second World War. The area’s level sandy surface, coupled with its almost fog-free weather made it an ideal site.
Photographer unknown. From: Carr, W.C. Checkmate of the North. Toronto: The MacMillan Company of Canada Limited, 1944.