Cattle replace B-29 bombers at former Army airstrip
Cattle replace B-29 bombers at former Army airstrip

Cattle replace B-29 bombers at former Army airstrip

This is part II of a multi-piece series of stories exploring the past, present and future of the Herington Airport, and the potential of the facility.

Several businesses now occupy the space where B-29s were prepped and staged before their crews took them overseas during World War II.

Occupying about 500 acres, at the former Herington Army Airfield, the company with the largest footprint, is Tiffany Cattle Company, owned by brothers Shawn and Shane Tiffany.

Their cattle pens now occupy what had been the two crosswind runways and a taxiway, which serviced both of them.

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