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161. Raytown Society to Mark Old Flying Field Site Raytown Society to Mark Old Flying Field Site Summer 1979 Notice about the Raytown Historical Society commemorating the site of Richards Flying Field, Sunday, Sept. 23, 1979, the first Kansas City air terminal, later called Ong Airport in 1943. The former flying...

162. Richard's Field Richard's Field Spring//1999 Brief history of the Richards Flying Field, estabished in 1922 in Raytown, Missouri, used for military pilot training and regular airmail service and visited by Charles Lindbergh at the height of his popularity...

163. Richards Field, First Kansas City Commercial Airport Richards Field, First Kansas City Commercial Airport 1999 Photos and history of the first Richards Field, established in 1922 as Kansas City's first commercial airport by Major Howard Wehrle, Fred Harvey, Simpson Yeomans, Roger Crittenden, and Robert Lester,...

164. Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base Photos, illustrations, maps, and information on the Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base near Grandview, Missouri (just south of Kansas City, Missouri), established as a World War II air force base and later...

165. Richards-Gebaur Airport Richards-Gebaur Airport n.d. Aerial view of the Richards-Gebaur Airport located near Belton, Missouri. The airport's runway is in view as well as areas adjacent to the airport. Richards-Gebaur was deactivated as a full-fledged Air...

166. Richards-Gebaur Airport Richards-Gebaur Airport n.d. Aerial view of Richards-Gebaur Airport located near Belton, Missouri.

167. Richards-Gebaur Airport Richards-Gebaur Airport n.d. View of unidentified building located at Richards-Gebaur Airport.

168. Richards-Gebaur Airport Richards-Gebaur Airport n.d. View of buildings located at Richards-Gebaur Airport located near Belton, Missouri.

169. Richards-Gebaur Debate Focuses on Financial Concerns Richards-Gebaur Debate Focuses on Financial Concerns December/17-23/1998 Discusses some of the financial aspects of the proposal to transform Richards-Gebaur Airport into an intermodal freight hub for Kansas City Southern Industries.

170. Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport 1999 Photo and history of Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport, established in 1941 as the Grandview Airport "as an auxiliary airport for the Olathe Naval Air Station" in Grandview, Missouri, named for Lieutenant...

171. Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport on Approach to Final Days Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport on Approach to Final Days October/14-20/1999 Discusses the transformation of Richards-Gebaur from an airport to an intermodal freight facility.

172. Robert H. Allan Robert H. Allan ca. 1952 Portrait of Capt. Robert H. Allan, a project engineer involved in the building of the ''Grandview Air Force Base'' (later known as Richards-Gebaur Airport). Allan spoke to the South Central Business Association...

173. Safety Devices Installed at Kansas City, Missouri, Airport Safety Devices Installed at Kansas City, Missouri, Airport July//1953 Article noting airport improvements such as directional signal, wind tee, approach lights, and obstruction markers insure safer landings.

174. So You Think It's a Breeze Flying over Good Old Kansas City? So You Think It's a Breeze Flying over Good Old Kansas City? December//1969 Illustration and article citing the Municipal Airport as the worst in the nation, including a quote from F. Lee Bailey regarding air traffic control.

175. Strang Air Park Strang Air Park 1999 Photos and description of Strang Air Park, established in 1909 by William Strang in Overland Park, Kansas, and hosting large air shows or flying exhibitions in the 1910s.

176. Suburban Air Park Suburban Air Park 1999 Photos and history of Kansas City Suburban Air Park, operating from 1958 to 1980, "now a housing development" located "north of the present intersection of Hilltop and John Drive, just east of Highway...

177. Surplus Base Goes on the Market Surplus Base Goes on the Market February 1, 2007 The former airfield, Richards-Gebaur Airport, now the 147-acre Marine Corps Support Acitivity base will close in 2011. Under a 1994 federal law, 27 acres could be set aside for the homeless. "The Marine...

178. Temporary Flying Field in Kansas City Temporary Flying Field in Kansas City June/2/1925 Report on the one year temporary flying field approved by the federal government.

179. Test Kansas City's Aviation Advancement: Tuesday's Election Will Determine Future. .. Test Kansas City's Aviation Advancement: Tuesday's Election Will Determine Future. .. August/7/1928 Notice of an election to determine the future of Municipal Airport.

180. The Airport of the Future--Now! City Airport Dream Comes True The Airport of the Future--Now! City Airport Dream Comes True October/15/1972 Photos and articles about the commuter service available at the airport for travelers.