Hazelhurst Field: 1915, Nassau County, Hempstead Plains.
In 1917 when the US declared war on Germany, the Army converted a two year old
National Guard Base , on the former site of Camp Black, to Hazelhurst Field.
Named for Leighton Hazelhurst the first NCO killed in an aviation accident.
Civilian aviation field after WWI. Renamed Curtis Field 1920-1929 and merged
with adjacent Roosevelt Field and renamed Roosevelt
Field 1929-1951. Closed 1951, for construction of first shopping mall in the
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military
February 19, 2006