Historic Markers Across Florida



Historic Air Link



Marker ID: HASF 
Location: Miami International Airport at central entrance to main terminal from upper and lower public parking area
County: Miami-Dade
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Waymark: None
 



Text:

From this airport, the first regularly scheduled mail flight from North America to South America took off June 17, 1929, just 25 years and six months after the Wright Brothers´ first successful powered flight.

The Pan American World Airways S~38 amphibian clipper made overnight stops at Belize, Managua and Cristobal, arriving at Cartagena, Columbia, June 21, then proceeding to Barranquilla and Curacao.

The first scheduled passenger flight to South America left this field December 20, 1929,
and terminated December 24 at Curacao.

Erected December 17, 1953, ON THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF POWERED RIGHT. Historical Association of Southern Florida


Notes:

City: Miami, FL