Title/Object Name: Municipal Airport, 3800 South Oliver
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1931
Physical Details: 5 x 7 inches
Description: Front view of hangar, Richfield Company truck refueling an airplane. Wichita built the airport in 1929 to insure the city's place in the new cross-continent mail and passenger routes. The city was well-positioned for air travel due to its central geographic location and a growing aircraft industry.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry, transportation, air capital, aircraft.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Date Digital: 2003