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Midland, Texas: First Airplane of Texas

The first airplane built and flown in Texas. Hangs in the lobby of Midland's airport.

Midland International Air & Space Port

Address:
9506 La Force Blvd, Midland, TX
Directions:
Suspended above baggage claim area in the Midland International Airport Terminal Building.
Hours:
Airport hours. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
432-560-2200
Admission:
Free (other than airport parking).
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First Airplane of Texas

Restored first airplane built and flown in Texas, by Austrian immigrant Johann Pliska, who also happened to be the county's first naturalized US citizen. Hanging in the lobby (left wing) of the Midland International Airport.

[Horst Kurz, 12/31/2005]

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