King County International Airport
King County International Airport (KCIA), commonly called Boeing Field, is a public airport owned and operated by King County, five miles south of downtown Seattle, Washington. It began operations in 1928 and was the main airport for the Seattle area until the 1946 opening of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The John and Alan Blum Northwest Aviation Collection consists of visual and textual materials related to the lives and careers of John and Alan Blum. John founded the Northwest Air Service Company and Alan served as President after his brother died in a plane crash in 1931.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Contents of the Collection This small collection is comprised of color photographs, a postcard, and wine labels collected during the Concorde's first visit to Seattle and Boeing Field on November 15, 1984. The British Airways Concorde came to Seattle as part of a "Flight to Nowhere" promotional fundraiser for the Museum of Flight. Photographs feature event attendees on airport shuttle and the Concorde landing and taxiing at Boeing Field. Wine labels were collected from Beaujolais nouveau wine delivered by the flight.
Abstract Clyde Edward Pangborn (circa 1890s-1958) was born in Bridgeport, Washington and was a military pilot and barnstormer. The collection contains photographs and illustrations, correspondence, advertisements, newspaper clippings, a date book, military service records, and ephemera related to the Pangborn's personal life, military service, and barnstorming career from approximately 1912 to 1981.