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The first plane to land on Arizona soil dropped out of the sky onto a ballpark between 1st and 3rd Streets on 4th Avenue. This landmark occasion occurred on October 25, 1911. Robert G."Bob" Fowler was flying a Wright model B, 30-hp two-prop-biplane. Fowler landed in Yuma during a history making flight that began in Santa Monica, and ended by rolling the wheels of his biplane into the Atlantic surf in Miami, Florida. There is a monument acknowledging the first flight into Yuma, Arizona at the Yuma Landing Restaurant, as well as a pictorial display on the history of Yuma.

Location: 195 South 4th Ave, Yuma Arizona 85364 Telephone 520-782-7427

Other Transportation nearby:
(Calipatria) Calipatria Municipal Airport
(Yuma) First Air Travel/Yuma Landing
(Holtville) Holtville Airport
(Imperial) Imperial County Airport
(Somerton) Rolle Airfield Airport
(Yuma) Yuma Mcas/yuma Intl Airport

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