Huffman Prairie Flying Field

Huffman Prairie Flying Field (HM2HA)

Location: Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433 Greene County
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N 39° 48.393', W 84° 3.904'

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Huffman Prairie Flying Field, a unit of the Dayton Heritage National Historic Park, is the site where Wilbur and Orville Wright flew and perfected the world's first practical airplane, the 1905 Wright Flyer III, after their first flights in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903. The Wright brothers mastered the principles of controlled, powered flight at Huffman Prairie during 1904 and 1905. From 1910 to 1915, they operated the Wright School of Aviation here, training many of the world's first pilots, including many military pilots.
HM NumberHM2HA
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Marker Number13-29
Year Placed2003
Placed ByThe Ohio Bicentennial Commission
The Ohio Historical Society
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 1:31am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 751250 N 4410408
Decimal Degrees39.80655000, -84.06506667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.393', W 84° 3.904'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 23.58" N, 84° 3' 54.24" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19337 Marl Rd, Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433, US
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