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Oakland in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

First Successful Non-stop Trans-Pacific Air Flight

 
 
First Successful Non-stop Trans-Pacific Air Flight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 9, 2014
1. First Successful Non-stop Trans-Pacific Air Flight Marker
Inscription. On Tuesday, June 28, 1927, at 7:08 a.m. Lieutenant Lester J. Maitland and Lieutenant Albert F. Hegenberger, Air Corps United States Army, took off from Oakland Municipal Airport on the first successful non-stop trans-Pacific air flight arriving at Wheeler Field, Schofield Barracks, Island of Oahu, Territory of Hawaii, on Wednesday, June 29, at 6:29 a.m., (Honolulu Time) covering a distance of 2416 miles.
 
Location. 37° 43.633′ N, 122° 12.307′ W. Marker is in Oakland, California, in Alameda County. Marker is on Earhart Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9255 Earhart Road, Oakland CA 94621, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Australian Aviators (here, next to this marker); Still on Patrol (approx. 2.3 miles away); San Leandro Oyster Beds (approx. 2.3 miles away but has been reported missing); Peralta Home – Alta Mira Club (approx. 2.4 miles away); Peralta House (approx. 2.4 miles away); Estudillo Home (approx. 2.5 miles away); San Leandro – Industry (approx. 2.5 miles away); San Leandro Courthouse Site (approx. 2.5 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is located
First Successful Non-stop Trans-Pacific Air Flight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 9, 2014
2. First Successful Non-stop Trans-Pacific Air Flight Marker
The marker is on the left.
in front of the Business Jet Center, now closed.
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
Oakland Business Jet Center image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 9, 2014
3. Oakland Business Jet Center
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 312 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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