Kansas City in Clay County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Lou E. Holland
The Father of Kansas City Aviation
—1878 - 1960 —
In 1927 led the city's airport development program and personally laid the framework for the network of air transport routes which today make Kansas City the Air Hub of the Nation.
Erected by Aero Club of Kansas City.
Location. 39° 7.214′ N, 94° 35.405′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Clay County. Click for map. Marker is near the main terminal building at Wheeler Downtown Airport. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 NW Richards Road, Kansas City MO 64116, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (a few steps from this marker); Gilliss House Hotel (approx. 0.6 miles away); Building Through the Bluffs (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hannibal Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Waterfront Town to Metropolis (approx. 0.6 miles away); From Steamboat Landing to City (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri (approx. 0.7 miles away); City Market (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kansas City.
Also see . . .
1. Lucky Lindy Speaks: The Spirit of Kansas City Aviation. (Submitted on August 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Holland Collection at Union Station (Submitted on August 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Air & Space • Communications • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 269 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.