Gulfport-Biloxi Airport - History

Constructed in 1942 to train B-25 and B-29 flight crews for WWII

Gulfport field conveyed from the War Department to City of Gulfport in 1949

Southern Airways and National Airlines provided passenger and cargo service in the early 1950s

In 1977, the Cities of Gulfport and Biloxi, and Harrison County, established
Gulfport-Biloxi Regional Airport Authority