Downtown Airport

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Entering a TWA DC-2 Airplane

Photograph of a Transcontinental and Western Air attendant checking passengers as they enter a "Lindbergh Line" Douglas Commercial airplane at Municipal Airport.

Downtown Kansas City

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of downtown Kansas City looking northwest, taken over near 15th Street and Grand Avenue. Shows Missouri River, Municipal Airport, 2nd Hannibal Bridge, and ASB Bridge.

Downtown Kansas City

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking northwest toward downtown Kansas City taken over near 18th and Harrison streets. Shows the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers, Municipal Airport, and Fairfax area.

Douglas C-54 R5D-1 Skymaster at Municipal Airport

Photograph of a Douglas C-54 R5D-1 Skymaster airplane operated by the U.S. Navy. The plane is shown landing at the Municipal Airport in Kansas City, Missouri.

Crowd of Spectators at Municipal Airport

Spectators at the Municpal Airtport that have come to send off the Kansas City delegation to the inauguration of President Rubio of Mexico, February 2, 1930. Municipal Airport (known currently as Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport) is located on the opposite side of the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers. Source: Lou Holland Aviation Collection, courtesy of the Kansas City Museum.

Aviator Art Goebel

Photograph of Aviator Art Goebel and another man standing outside of the Art Goebel School of Flying at Municipal Airport.