Boise in Ada County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
After Varney Airlines was merged with newer companies to become United Airlines, this flight was recognized as United's initial flight. A year later, Charles A. Lindberg landed here on his national tour after his solo flight to Paris. Boise's municipal airport continued to serve planes here until 1940 when 8,800-foot runways were built at its present site.
Erected by Idaho Historical Society. (Marker Number 72.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Idaho State Historical Society marker series.
Location. 43° 36.212′ N, 116° 11.665′ W. Marker is in Boise, Idaho, in Ada County. Marker is on Campus Lane 0.1 miles west of Broadway Avenue (U.S. 20/26), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located on Boise State University campus near Bronco Stadium and Boise Greenbelt. Marker is in this post office area: Boise ID 83706, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boise State University ( here, next to this marker); Abraham Lincoln Sacajawea and Pomp ( approx. ¾ mile away); Idaho State Penitentiary ( approx. 1.6 miles away); Beaver Dick's Ferry ( approx. 6 miles away); The Oregon Trail ( approx. 6 miles away); Diversion Dam ( approx. 6.8 miles away); Basque Country ( approx. 9.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boise.
Categories. • 20th Century • Air & Space • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2009, by Rebecca Maxwell of Boise, Idaho. This page has been viewed 2,188 times since then and 220 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2009, by Rebecca Maxwell of Boise, Idaho. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.