The base opened in 1942 in Malden, Missouri, and was operated almost continuously as an aviation training facility until its closing in 1960. During that time, more than 7,000 Americans and NATO personnel received pilot training here. Aviation Cadets, newly-graduated officers and European NATO students took their aviation training at Malden Army Airfield. In 1951, the name would be changed to...
While in Malden, please consider picking up a Malden coffee cup--limited supply. GREAT GIFT IDEA (for yourself or for others) and a way to help support the Military Museum and Veterans Wall of Honor at Malden MO!
Coffee Cups available for a $13 donation at the Airport Office or can be shipped with a TBD fee. Mail check to
P O Box 411
Malden, MO 63863.