College Park

College Park (HM2D15)

Location: Oxon Hill, MD 20745 Prince George's County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 47.559', W 77° 1.454'

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The College Park Airport — the world's oldest continuously operating airport — was founded by the Wright Brothers in 1909 as the first flying school for military aviators. In accordance with their Army contract, Wilbur trained the first military pilots here.

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An aviation museum at the airport includes a display of unique aircraft and tells their story of flight from the Wright Brothers to today.
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HM NumberHM2D15
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Date Added Monday, December 24th, 2018 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 324199 N 4295713
Decimal Degrees38.79265000, -77.02423333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 47.559', W 77° 1.454'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 47' 33.54" N, 77° 1' 27.24" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near I-95, Oxon Hill MD 20745, US
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