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201. 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...

202. Kansas City: The Way We Were Kansas City: The Way We Were 1981 Photographs of 1920s aircrafts and airfields, including Aviation Field at 87th Street and Holmes Road.

203. Kansas City Will Test Gate Arrival Plan Kansas City Will Test Gate Arrival Plan November/15/1971 Photos and article about testing of the "[g]ate arrival concept" at the nearly completed Kansas City International Airport, scheduled for opening in 1972 with a "TWA maintenance facility" (pictured).

204. A Young City Will Greet You A Young City Will Greet You February//1939 Photos and article about tourist sites in Kansas City for the "1939 Biennial Convention of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs in Kansas City. Description and history of...

205. 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.

206. 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.

207. City's Aviation Industry Is Finally Taking Wing: City, Travel Officials Dream of New Horizons City's Aviation Industry Is Finally Taking Wing: City, Travel Officials Dream of New Horizons July/23/1978 Photos and entire section F on the airport.

208. 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...

209. Municipal/Downtown Airport Municipal/Downtown Airport 1999 Photos and history of Kansas City's second principal airport established in 1927 known under various names until settling on "Municipal Airport" and "renamed Kansas City Downtown Airport" in 1972 with...

210. 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,...

211. Fairfax Airport Fairfax Airport Photos and information on the Fairfax Industrial Airport, or Fairfax Airport, located on the Kansas side of the Missouri River across from the Downtown Airport, or Municipal Airport.

212. Charles A. Lindbergh Charles A. Lindbergh Photos and information on the visit of famous airplane pilot Charles Lindbergh to Kansas City's Municipal Airport in 1927.

213. There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City 1934 Photos of two buildings of interest: the passenger station at Municipal Airport and the hangar for Transcontinental & Western Air Lines.

214. Future Boon to City in Mid-Continent Airport Future Boon to City in Mid-Continent Airport January/31/1965 Photos, captions, and article comparing the Municipal Airport (later called Downtown Airport) to the proposed Mid-Continent International Airport (later called Kansas City International Airport) in terms...

215. Aviation Industry Aviation Industry Photos, illustrations, and information on the aviation industry in Greater Kansas City (and its impact on the local economy, etc.), including a 1996 report by the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) and...

216. 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...

217. Air Ports: Kansas City International Air Ports: Kansas City International May 1972 Photos, maps, architectural drawings, and description of the Kansas City International Airport designed by the firm of Kivett & Myers (and engineered by Burns & McDonnell with landscaping by Sasaki, Walker...

218. Aerial Promotion: Committee Appointed to Promote Kansas City's Interests Aerial Promotion: Committee Appointed to Promote Kansas City's Interests March/9/1920 Plans for formal airport meeting federal regulations.

219. 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...

220. A Worthy Enterprise A Worthy Enterprise January//1984 Possibility of landing a space shuttle at Kansas City International Airport.