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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. Touch 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 (was 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 miles away); San Leandro – Industry (approx. 2 miles away); San Leandro Courthouse Site (approx. 2 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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 10, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 10, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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