Perrin Air Force Base
|IATA: none – ICAO: none|
|Elevation AMSL||749 ft / 228 m|
|Coordinates||33°42′51″N 096°40′25″W / 33.71417°N 96.67361°W / 33.71417; -96.67361Coordinates: 33°42′51″N 096°40′25″W / 33.71417°N 96.67361°W / 33.71417; -96.67361|
Perrin Air Force Base' is an inactive United States Air Force base, approximately 7 miles northwest of Sherman, Texas. It was active during World War II as pilot training airfield and during the Cold War as a combat crew and flying training base. It was closed on 30 June 1971.
After seeing the fighters take off from here, a young Chesley Sullenberger became interested in flying.
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