Marina Air Field

Marina Air Field (HM1BSO)

Location: San Francisco, CA 94123 San Francisco County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 48.371', W 122° 26.432'

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Stanley Hiller Jr.

There are two markers mounted on opposite sides of the flagpole base in the Marina Green

This plaque marks the site of the
Marina Air Field
The first terminus of the
United States Post Office Dept.
Air Mail Service
The first scheduled mail-plane
landed here
September, 9, 1920
Presented by the Air Mail Pioneers Inc.

At this site on August 30, 1944
Stanley Hiller, Jr.
Pioneer helicopter designer, made the first sustained and successful public flight of a helicopter in the western United States. His single-place rotor-craft, the XH-44 was the first helicopter designed and built in the West, and America's first successful co-axial helicopter.
Presented by
San Francisco International Airport
Flight Festival Committee
Auspices of
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
San Francisco Junior Chamber of Commerce
San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
August 1954
Year Placed1954
Placed ByAir Mail Pioneers Inc. and San Francisco International Airport Flight Festival Committee
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 7:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 549248 N 4184458
Decimal Degrees37.80618333, -122.44053333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 48.371', W 122° 26.432'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 48' 22.26" N, 122° 26' 25.92" W
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Area Code(s)415, 707
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1936 San Francisco Bay Trail, San Francisco CA 94123, US
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