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CORSICANA FIELD. Corsicana Field, at Corsicana, was a contract primary flying school operated by Air Activities of Houston, Texas. The base opened in March 1941 and closed in October 1944.


Robert E. Hays, Jr., Military Aviation Activities in Texas, World Wars I and II (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1963). History of AAF Training Command (Fort Worth: Headquarters Air Training Command, 1941).

Art Leatherwood


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Art Leatherwood, "CORSICANA FIELD," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.