Information for Finley AFS, ND

Latitude: 47-30-51.9 N, Longitude: 097-52-12.2 W

Call Sign(s): Michael, Flower, Longview, Gray Mare

Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
P-29 Z-29   785 Finley AFS, ND FPS-3/-20; FPS-4; (FPS-5?); FPS-8; FPS-35; FPS-6; FPS-90 FPS-35; FPS-90 Apr-52 30-Dec-79 Replaced by new FAA-operated Finley JSS ARSR-3 (ARSR-4 now) site (Z-303), about a mile and or so west-northwest of original Z-29 radar site, at the old GATR site. Was this a BUIC-II site (AN/GSA-51)?
P-29A Z-29A     Sheyenne, ND FPS-14   Nov-57 Jun-68 Gap-Filler Annex. Building is still extant. Located on top of Black Hammer Hill, the highest point in eastern North Dakota.
P-29B Z-29B     Grafton, ND FPS-14   Nov-57 Jun-68 Gap-Filler Annex. Located at the Grafton Municipal Airport, about 2 miles east of town.
P-29C Z-29C     Valley City, ND FPS-18   Dec-59 Dec-67 Gap-Filler Annex. Building is still extant.
P-29D       Dawson, ND ** (FPS-18 planned)       Gap-Filler Annex. ** Planned but not built.
P-29D / SM-132B Z-29D / Z-132B     Middle River, MN FPS-18   Apr-59 Jun 1964* (Jun 68) Gap-Filler Annex. Both building and radar tower are still extant. * June 1964 is when the gap-filler annex was administratively transferred to Baudette AFS, MN; the Middle River GFA probably deactivated on/about June 1968 (when the other GFA was deactivated).

Current Use: Abandoned.

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