Secret military installation near Stephenville ufo sighting, Texas
Posted by dandare on February 10, 2008
Erath County is sandwiched between 2 major military airfields (of course there are others of smaller size in the vacinity also);
To the East is Carswell JRB (Joint Reserve Base)- 65 miles away
To the West is Dyess AFB in Abilene -90 miles away
However, what was not known to me until recently, was that around 10-15 miles from the Stephenville UFO sightings, is a secret government military installation, not to far off state highway 144.
The installation is on the east side of Highway 144 between Walnut Springs, TX and Meridian, TX.
The whole complex is around 3,000 acres in size….
has a high game fence, plus an extra razor wire fence
there are 2 private runways; one is 6000ft long
gates on each highway entrance= government green gates
Trespassing warning signs
on one of the airstrips, there is nearby a tubular structure, which seems to go underground-possibly testing stealth wing designs there?
The wikipedia mentions this as: link here
Local item of interest: Walnut Springs,
Texas, Mystery “Airport”
December 31, 2007 notes:
A few miles south of Walnut Springs, behind significant hills on the west side of the site, and dense foliage on the east side, lies what appears to be an abandoned airport. Terrain and foliage, plus relative distance from highway TX-144 on the west side, and highway TX-927 on the east side, prevent unrestricted viewing of the location.
The facility is not marked as abandoned (magenta circle with an “x” centered on the circle) on any VFR sectional, or, any other aerial navigation map, unlike other abandoned or closed airports across the world, and by ICAO convention (International Civil Aviation Organization).
However, online photography does show both “runways” on site (there is a large, main runway of about 6,000 feet in length, and a smaller, slightly fan-shaped surface of about 1,500 feet in length), marked with what appears to be FAA-standard yellow “x” markings, indicating the surfaces are abandoned runways, but are unusable, unsafe, or both.
The physical location is inside a rough triangle that is composed of the cities of Walnut Springs, Morgan, and Meridian. The latitude and longitude is N 32.02536, W -97.67854, respectively.
The mystery airport is not the Diamond Seven Ranch private airstrip, located north-northwest of Morgan.
The site is easily found on all free mapping web sites. Microsoft TerraServer USA and Google Maps have the best photography of the location yet found.
All roads leading to the location are closed with green-painted US Government gates, and “No Trespassing” signs abound. The described signage is true for the entrance from TX-927, and TX-144.
January 1, 2008 Update:
Overnight research and correspondence has provided a potential explanation for this location’s “mystery” airport.
Apparently, the site is a either a former, or still active, testing location for cross-section reflectivity of different types of ground- and aircraft-based radar. The relative proximity of the Ft. Worth, Texas, military/industrial manufacturing base may have a bearing on the facility. The facility is not a runway for aircraft, in the conventional sense.
Several similar locations can be found in California and Florida (extract from article).
There are rumours that it is an underground base; that there may be a possible link with the Montauk project.
SO could this secret government installation have something to do with what happened in the Stephenville ufo sighting… was it part of the incident, was it the incident itself, were they/are they hidding stuff at this location?
It seems there is more to this than meets the eye…..