(Pyote Army Air Base)Nicknamed for the numerous rattlesnake dens that were uncovered during its construction, Pyote Army Air Base was established in 1942 to train replacement crews for bombers during World War II. Located on 2,700 acres of University of Texas land, the base consisted of two 8,400-foot runways, five large hangars, and hundreds of buildings used to house 3,000 to 4,000 soldiers an 2,000 civilians.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 10:49pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13R E 677438 N 3489761|
|Decimal Degrees||31.52915000, -103.13110000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 31.749', W 103° 7.866'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 31' 44.94" N, 103° 7' 51.96" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2-14 Interstate 20 South Service Rd, Pyote TX 79777, US|
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