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1. Aftermath: Down in a Hole Aftermath: Down in a Hole September//1986 Illustrations and article about the fatal crash of "a Lockheed L-188 Electra" airplane carrying auto parts in Kansas City, Kansas during a failed attempt to land at the Kansas City Downtown Airport (formerly...

2. Municipal Airport Municipal Airport circa 1960s 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...

3. Municipal Airport Municipal Airport circa 1945-50 Aerial view looking toward the east showing the Municipal Airport in Kansas City, Missouri. The Missouri River can be seen with what appears to be ice floating in it. The ASB Bridge is also visible and...

4. Municipal Airport Municipal Airport circa 1960 Exterior view of the front drive-by and entrance area of the Municipal Airport located just north across the Missouri River from the downtown area. The airport was later called the Kansas City Downtown...

5. 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...

6. Wheeler Downtown Airport Wheeler Downtown Airport August 17, 2007 "The Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport, which helped Kansas City become a major player of the early aviation era, observes its 80th birthday today. Charles Lindbergh dedicated the Kansas City Municipal...