Stinson Municipal Airport marking 100 years in 2015

Katherine Stinson was known as the “Flying Schoolgirl” and was the fourth woman in the United States to receive her pilot’s license.

Stinson Municipal Airport marking 100 years in 2015

It’s the city’s secondary airport — a “reliever,” in industry parlance — but Stinson Municipal Airport also was San Antonio’s first. In fact, it’s the nation’s second-oldest continuously operating airport, after Maryland’s College Park Airport, opened in 1909 as the Wright brothers’ military demonstration site.

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