Yankee Air Museum - Willow Run Airport

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Facility:Yankee Air Museum - Willow Run Airport
Description:Willow Run Airport was built by the Ford Motor Company in 1941 to serve as an airfield for their B-24 Bomber Plant. This was the first aircraft manufacturing plant to use Ford's automotive mass production techniques, a leading technological innovation of the time. Ford Motor Company built 8,685 B-24s from 1942 until the end of World War II. At its peak, the Willow Run plant employed over 42,000 people and produced one B-24 every 59 minutes. The last bomber to roll off the assembly line was named the "Henry Ford." When the war was over the airport became the hub for passenger flights and air freight in the Detroit Metropolitan area
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Address 1:2041 A Street
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City:Belleville
State/Province:MI
Zip Code:48111
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Telephone:(734) 483-4030
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