FIRST MILITARY FLYING SCHOOL IN AMERICA
The flat lands beyond have been a part of aviation history since Glenn Curtiss founded the first military flying school in America here on January 17, 1911. The Army operated Rockwell Field until January 31, 1939, the Navy commissioned the present air station on November 8, 1917.
Registration Date: 6/1/1967
County: San Diego
Sunset Park, 200 block of Ocean Blvd, at entrance to Gate 5, Naval Air Station, North Island, Coronado
Back Return to Listed Resources Listing