70th Anniversary of Mesa's groundbreaking for Falcon and Williams Field

Today the city of Mesa celebrated the 70th anniversary of the groundbreaking ceremonies that took place on July 16, 1941 for Falcon and Williams Field. These two airports played a key role in th etraining of pilots during WWII.

The goundbreaking reenactement took place first at Willims Field now Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and then at Falcon Field.