Aero Club of Louisville

Aero Club of Louisville (HM2N43)

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N 38° 13.467', W 85° 39.283'

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Much of the early aviation history in Louisville is the result of the Aero Club of Louisville. Founding fathers included pilots returning from WWI & businessmen who saw the potential of aviation beyond military applications. A. H. Bowman, Sidney Park, and Louisville mayor Huston Quinn were among the 18 men who founded the Aero Club.

"Aviators and aerial observers of the World War formed the Aero Club of Louisville yesterday, to use Bowman Field, recently accepted by the War Department as a flying field for reserve officers in the Air Service" (Courier-Journal, Oct. 26, 1922). Bowman Field is one of the longest continuously operating airports in the U.S.
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HM NumberHM2N43
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Year Placed2008
Placed ByThe Kentucky Historical Society & the Kentucky Department of Highways, Members of the Aero Club of Lou
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, November 21st, 2019 at 10:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 617753 N 4231574
Decimal Degrees38.22445000, -85.65471667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 13.467', W 85° 39.283'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 13' 28.02" N, 85° 39' 16.98" W
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