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NAAS Witham
Witham Field Airport

1871 SE Airport Road
Stuart, Florida 34996
Martin County
561-221-2373

This site is located in the Southeast region of the state. The latitude and longitude of the site is 27-10-54.100N / 080-13-15.900W.

DIRECTIONS
Exit I-95 at Palm City and travel east to A1A. Turn right on A1A and left on SE Airport Road (1st traffic light) to Witham Field.

The U.S. Navy took over MacArthur Field for use as an auxiliary field to NAS Vero Beach and for night fighter training. The site was renamed NAAS Witham in honor of the first Naval Aviator from Stuart to be killed during the war, Paul “Homer” Witham. The facility Returned to civilian use by Martin County in 1947 as Witham Field Airport, few buildings remain from the World War II period.

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