Katama Airfield

Scrappy to the Last, Katama Hangar Comes Down

The World War II-era hangar at Katama Airfield was reduced to scrap on Thursday afternoon — not for the first time, but definitely for the last.

Vintage World War II-Era Planes Make Vineyard Flyover

More than half a dozen World War II-era planes paid a visit to Martha’s Vineyard Sunday, landing at the Katama Airfield, and putting on a small show overhead.

Katama Hangar Ready for Demolition

The dilapidated Katama Airfield hanger in Edgartown will be officially demolished over the next two weeks, town administrator James Hagerty informed selectmen at a meeting Tuesday.

Katama Hangar Heads Back to Voters

The fate of the hangar is back in the hands of Edgartown voters when they go to town meeting on April 9, and two days later to the ballot box for a Proposition 2 1/2 override question.

Katama Airfield Recount Ends in a Tie

A painstaking hand recount supervised by the Edgartown town clerk Monday found the vote for a new Katama Airfield hangar was a tie.

Katama Hangar Recount Will Take Place Monday

Funding for a new airplane hangar at the Katama Airfield, narrowly defeated at the Edgartown town election April 12, will be subject to a recount.

Town Takes Fresh Tack at Katama Airfield

A long-planned replacement of the World War II-era airplane hangar at the Katama Airfield is slated to come before Edgartown voters in the spring.

Town, Manager Part Ways at Katama Airfield

Following a summer of tension at the airfield, the Edgartown selectmen and members of the airport commission agreed to open a new chapter.

Tensions Simmer Over Management at Airfield

There have been tensions at the airfield this summer, with town officials looking into whether the field is properly managed.

Katama Airfield Hangar Ready for Replacement

The old hangar at Katama airfield, dating to World War II and long in a state of disrepair, is expected to be replaced after years of delays. Construction could begin before summer.

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