Stinson Municipal Airport marking 100 years in 2015

By Paula Allen, Express-News

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

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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