The Newfoundland settles in as an operational airport establishing its presence. http://www.ganderairporthistoricalsociety.org/_html_thirtys/biggest_airport.htm ,
The administrator of the airport was H.A.L Pattison, Airport Aerodrome Control Officer http://www.ganderairporthistoricalsociety.org/_html_thirtys/Pattison.htm. In charge of Radio Communications Operations was RAF S/L Frank Ratcliffe. Chief Meteorologist was Dr. McTaggart-Cowan.
As WWII breaks out, the airport is occupied by the Canadian military, both air force and army, to provide security because of its strategic location. http://www.ganderairporthistoricalsociety.org/_html_war/military_arrive%202.htm