Utah Is Rich in Aviation History

Utah Is Rich in Aviation History (HM142X)

Location: St George, UT 84770 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 3.889', W 113° 35.724'

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The first regularly scheduled overland passenger flight in the USA was made by Western Air Express on May 23, 1926, from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles. This 50-foot concrete arrow was one of four here in the St. George area, placed every 10 miles, for navigation of mail and passenger planes. The steel posts held coal oil lamps to illuminate the arrows after dark.
HM NumberHM142X
Series This marker is part of the Sons of Utah Pioneers series
Marker Number130
Year Placed2007
Placed ByCotton Mission Chapter, Sons of Utah Pioneers
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 3:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 269245 N 4105214
Decimal Degrees37.06481667, -113.59540000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 3.889', W 113° 35.724'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 3' 53.34" N, 113° 35' 43.44" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701 Upper Sir Monte Dr, St George UT 84770, US
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