Title: Municipal Airport

Description: Aerial view of the Municipal Airport, later called the Kansas City Downtown Airport and later the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport. It is located in the bend of the Missouri River across from the convergence of the Kansas River near downtown Kansas City. This view shows the river and some of the land on either side. Bridges in view include the Broadway Bridge, 2nd Hannibal Bridge, and the ASB Bridge. Portions of roadways and railroad tracks are also visible.

Date: circa 1960s

Item Type: Photograph, b/w, 8x10 in.

Collection: Kansas City (Mo.) Aviation Department Photograph Collection (P30)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,38018

Location: P30, Box 1, Folder 2, #1

Subject: Airports; Aerial photographs;Runways (Aeronautics);

Local Subject: Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; Municipal Airport; Kansas City Downtown Airport; Missouri River;

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10018852

Notes: This collection comes from a set of photographs housed within the Aviation Department of Kansas City, Missouri and includes a printed index to the photographs and slides at the Aviation Department, current through June, 1999.

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

Rights: Reproduction (printing, downloading, or copying) of images from Kansas City Public Library requires permission and payment for the following uses, whether digital or print: publication; reproduction of multiple copies; personal, non-educational purposes; and advertising or commercial purposes. Please order prints or digital files and pay use fees through this website. All images must be properly credited to: "Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri." Images and texts may be reproduced without prior permission only for purposes of temporary, private study, scholarship, or research. Those using these images and texts assume all responsibility for questions of copyright and privacy that may arise.