Kegelman Air Force Auxiliary Field


Kegelman Air Force Auxiliary Field

Kegelman Air Force Auxiliary Field is located near the Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge in Alfalfa County, Oklahoma, approximately 10 miles east of Cherokee, Oklahoma.

The installation is located a an elevation of 1202 feet and has the IATA code of CKA.

The field has 3 runways, a fire station, personnel offices and a NEXRAD tower, which is used for weather forecasting for both the military and civilian entities. [ [http://www.vanceairscoop.com/story.php?story_id=855&c=f44&PHPSESSID=dc22ed77ef1c0ab8f42bf86ec20e4657 VanceAirScoop.com "Auxiliary airfield fulfills vital Vance flying role"] ] It is located on 1,066 acres. [ [http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/facility/kegelman.htm Global Security.org] ]

Currently Kegelman AFAF is a sub-base of Vance Air Force Base, but was previously administered by Will Rogers Feld, Clovis Army Air Field, Woodward Army Air Field, and Liberal Army Airfield. [ [http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/facility/kegelman.htm Global Security.org] ]

The installation was first known the Great Salt Plains Auxiliary Field, but was named after Kegelman in 1949. [ [http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/facility/kegelman.htm Global Security.org] ]

References

See also: [http://gc.kls2.com/airport/CKA] [http://maps.avnwx.com/airport/KCKA]


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