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Walking Tour: Oakland's Airport/North Field

Date: Saturday August 26, 2017
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Meet at Business Jet Center, 9351 Earhart Road (west on Hegenberger Road from 880, right on Doolittle, left on Swan) Park in lot across from the building; assemble under the trees..


Old Oakland Airport (North Field) was dedicated by Charles Lindbergh and often visited by Amelia Earhart. One of the nation’s most historic aviation sites, its original facilities—five hangers, an administration building, and a hotel, built between 1927 and 1929—are largely intact. A level walk. Afterwards you may wish to visit the nearby Oakland Aerospace Museum (museum admission: Adults $12, Seniors $10, Teens $8, Children 6–12 $6)

Leader: Woody Minor