Hagerstown Regional Airport History

Hagerstown Airport 1928

“... April 7, 1928, Kreider-Reisner purchased 60 acres of the farm owned by Robert N. and Emma J. Brumbaugh ...”

The property located on Route 11 approximately three miles north of Hagerstown is part of the site of the present airport. Thus it is among the oldest continuously operating U.S. airports.

This exerpt and photo are from an article on the history of Hagerstown Regional Airport, originally published in the Fall of 2003 in the American Aviation Historical Society's AAHS Journal (Vol. 48 Number 3).

AAHSYou can read the article in its entirety, available in PDF format, generously provided by the American Aviation Historical Society (AAHS). (You will need Adobe Reader to view this file.)

Alternatively you can purchase this AAHS Journal directly from the AAHS website.