Coronado in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
First Military Flying School
(U.S. Naval Air Station, North Island)
Erected 1967 by State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the City of Coronado. (Marker Number 818.)
Location. 32° 41.298′ N, 117° 11.567′ W. Marker is in Coronado, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on Ocean Boulevard, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located at the west end of Sunset Park at the entrance to Gate 5 of the Naval Air Station. Marker is in this post office area: Coronado CA 92118, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Star Park (approx. ¾ mile away); Christmas Tree (approx. one mile away); Hotel del Coronado (approx. one mile away); Dragon Tree (approx. one mile away); San Diego: Birthplace of Naval Aviation (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named San Diego: Birthplace of Naval Aviation Clifton A. F. Sprague, Vice Admiral, USN (approx. 2 miles away); Tuna Fleet Service, World War II (1941-1945) (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coronado.
Categories. • Air & Space • Notable Places •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 573 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on December 2, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1. submitted on December 30, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 4, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.