Business View Magazine | September 2020

189 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE SEPTEMBER 2020 WESTFIELD- BARNES REGIONAL AIRPORT A diverse aviation community W estfield-Barnes Regional Airport is a public/military airport in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. It is located three miles north of the City of Westfield, and just northwest of the larger City of Springfield. Westfield-Barnes is one of Massachusetts’ largest airports with a strong flight training, general aviation, and military presence. A unique airport facility, Westfield-Barnes offers the capabilities and services of larger airports and the convenience of easy access to major hubs, as well as an attractive economic package for corporate, private, and commercial use. It is governed by an innovative Airport Commission dedicated to pursuing the development of the Airport and its services to meet the growing needs of business, industries, and the community. From 1905 to around 1918, the area on which the Airport sits was once known as Camp Bartlett, a summer training facility of the Massachusetts Army National Guard. After the United States entered World War I, the expansive plain was heavily used by AT A GLANCE WESTFIELD-BARNES REGIONAL AIRPORT WHAT: A public/military airport WHERE: Hampden County, Massachusetts WEBSITE: