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Wright Memorial
The historic Wright Memorial is a very historical and important monument to see if you are interested in the history of aviation.

Located at 2380 Memorial Road, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Adjacent to the Interpretive Center, the Wright Memorial on Wright Brothers Hill is a 27-acre designed landscape honoring Dayton's native sons. The monument, a 17-foot pink granite obelisk, was dedicated on August 19, 1940, Orville's 69th birthday.

Also, while you are there, drive about 2 miles away to visit the....

Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center
2380 Memorial Road, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433
937-425-0008
Summer Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily
Closed: The third Saturday of September for the U.S. Air Force marathon, Thanksgiving day, December 25, and New Year's Day
During inclement weather, please call for daily schedule.

Awesome places to visit for pilots!

Mike Marra, Keystone Flight


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Website http://www.aviationdayton.com/what-to-see/wright-brothers-memorial/
Phone Number 937-425-0008
Categories Museums,Other
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Submitted By MIKE MARRA MIKE MARRA (433 destinations have been submitted by this member)
Last Reviewed Saturday, July 16, 2016
Recommended Airport
Name FFO-WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB
Distance Located on this airport
Open to the Public? No
Longest Runway 05L/23R - 12601 x 300 feet, Concrete Concrete, in Unknown condition
Control Tower Unknown
  Other Nearby Airports
There are 63 airports within 25 nautical miles of this location   Increase Range
     View    3OH0   ANDY BARNHART MEMORIAL    6.5 nm at 13 degrees   (Private)
     View    OI91   HAMMOND    6.9 nm at 114 degrees   (Private)
     View    7OH7   HYDEBROOK    7.3 nm at 112 degrees   (Private)
     View    I19   GREENE COUNTY-LEWIS A. JACKSON RGNL    8.5 nm at 163 degrees   (Public)
     View    2OA4   VICTORY FIELD    9.0 nm at 45 degrees   (Private)
     View    DAY   JAMES M COX DAYTON INTL    9.2 nm at 300 degrees   (Public)
     View    SGH   SPRINGFIELD-BECKLEY MUNI    9.5 nm at 85 degrees   (Public)
     View    0OH2   JENKINS FIELD    10.7 nm at 35 degrees   (Private)
     View    7OA7   SKYDIVE GREENE COUNTY INC    12.0 nm at 137 degrees   (Private)
     View    I73   MORAINE AIR PARK    12.5 nm at 227 degrees   (Public)
     View    OI34   FRICKE    13.0 nm at 169 degrees   (Private)
     View    OI73   WILLIAMSON    13.1 nm at 121 degrees   (Private)
     View    OH51   MIAMI VALLEY CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTER    13.2 nm at 275 degrees   (Private)
     View    12OH   MCGREGOR AIRFIELD    13.3 nm at 272 degrees   (Private)
     View    1WF   WACO FIELD    13.3 nm at 328 degrees   (Public)
     View    79OI   FLYING J    13.4 nm at 92 degrees   (Private)
     View    57OI   LOGAN'S CHANCE    13.5 nm at 41 degrees   (Private)
     View    23OA   DADE FIELD    13.5 nm at 6 degrees   (Private)
     View    0OH6   FRY FIELD    13.6 nm at 175 degrees   (Private)
     View    I44   DAHIO TROTWOOD    14.2 nm at 255 degrees   (Public)
     View    37I   TROY SKYPARK    14.3 nm at 314 degrees   (Public)
     View    43OA   ANDERSON AIRFIELD    14.9 nm at 188 degrees   (Private)
     View    OI06   WAGNER INTL    15.0 nm at 311 degrees   (Private)
     View    I54   MAD RIVER INC.    15.4 nm at 41 degrees   (Public)
     View    2OH6   LEAVELLE AIRSTRIP    15.5 nm at 316 degrees   (Private)
     View    2OI2   AIR JORDAN    15.9 nm at 181 degrees   (Private)
     View    06OI   GREEN ACRES    16.4 nm at 251 degrees   (Private)
     View    MGY   DAYTON-WRIGHT BROTHERS    16.4 nm at 210 degrees   (Public)
     View    24OI   REEDS    16.6 nm at 24 degrees   (Private)
     View    OI52   LYONS FIELD    17.1 nm at 135 degrees   (Private)
     View    3I7   PHILLIPSBURG    17.1 nm at 288 degrees   (Public)
     View    1OI6   STONE    17.4 nm at 259 degrees   (Private)
     View    14I   BLOOM    17.9 nm at 130 degrees   (Public)
     View    I62   BROOKVILLE AIR-PARK    18.0 nm at 277 degrees   (Public)
     View    OH77   LUMBERTON    18.6 nm at 152 degrees   (Private)
     View    3OH9   MERTS FIELD    18.6 nm at 151 degrees   (Private)
     View    1OA4   KEPES FLYING FIELD    18.6 nm at 72 degrees   (Private)
     View    1OA1   BASHORE    18.7 nm at 315 degrees   (Private)
     View    OH78   SWIGART    18.7 nm at 297 degrees   (Private)
     View    1OH8   LISBON AIRFIELD    19.2 nm at 83 degrees   (Private)
     View    40I   RED STEWART AIRFIELD    19.6 nm at 190 degrees   (Public)
     View    OH64   HUMMEL    19.6 nm at 225 degrees   (Private)
     View    0OH7   APPLE    19.9 nm at 343 degrees   (Private)
     View    OH59   MC INTOSH    20.1 nm at 247 degrees   (Private)
     View    4OA8   BOWMAN    20.6 nm at 326 degrees   (Private)
     View    83OH   ADAMS STRIP    20.9 nm at 313 degrees   (Private)
     View    2OH9   CAESAR CREEK    21.1 nm at 186 degrees   (Private)
     View    I66   CLINTON FIELD    21.2 nm at 156 degrees   (Public)
     View    9OA4   GILMER    21.4 nm at 271 degrees   (Private)
     View    OH63   JIMS    21.8 nm at 232 degrees   (Private)
     View    3OH3   PELZ FIELD    22.1 nm at 64 degrees   (Private)
     View    I74   GRIMES FIELD    22.8 nm at 36 degrees   (Public)
     View    38I   WELLER    22.9 nm at 46 degrees   (Public)
     View    6OH9   KEMPS FIELD OF DREAMS    23.4 nm at 316 degrees   (Private)
     View    84OH   HANSHELL FLYING APPLE    23.4 nm at 129 degrees   (Private)
     View    OI36   FARPOINT AIRFIELD    23.6 nm at 239 degrees   (Private)
     View    I17   PIQUA AIRPORT- HARTZELL FIELD    23.6 nm at 329 degrees   (Public)
     View    0OH8   FRY    23.8 nm at 336 degrees   (Private)
     View    I68   LEBANON-WARREN COUNTY    23.8 nm at 204 degrees   (Public)
     View    MWO   MIDDLETOWN REGIONAL/HOOK FIELD    23.9 nm at 223 degrees   (Public)
     View    1OI9   MC COLLOCH'S    24.0 nm at 332 degrees   (Private)
     View    3OH1   MORNINGSTAR NORTH    24.2 nm at 252 degrees   (Private)
     View    OA23   HEINS FIELD    24.3 nm at 291 degrees   (Private)
  Other Nearby Destinations
There are 57 destinations within 100 nautical miles of this location   Increase Range
     View    National Museum of the United States Air Force      3.9 nm at 229 degrees
     View    Air Force Museum, Dayton      8.5 nm at 162 degrees
     View    Aviation Model Store - diecast/plastic kits      8.5 nm at 163 degrees
     View    Huffman Prairie Flying Field      8.5 nm at 163 degrees
     View    One Eyed Jack's      8.5 nm at 163 degrees
     View    Red Roof Inn for the USAF Museum      8.5 nm at 163 degrees
     View    The Flying Pizza!      8.5 nm at 163 degrees
     View    America's Packard Museum in Dayton, OH      12.5 nm at 227 degrees
     View    Smitty's Model Shop (Rail/Planes/Armor/Autos)      12.5 nm at 227 degrees
     View    USAF Museum Memorial Park      12.5 nm at 227 degrees
     View    Cafe' 25A at the WACO Museum and Aerodrome      13.3 nm at 328 degrees
     View    WACO Air Museum and Historic Aerodrome      13.3 nm at 328 degrees
     View    The Wright Brothers Cycle Company Complex      14.2 nm at 255 degrees
     View    Hampton Inn      16.4 nm at 210 degrees
     View    Wright "B" Flyer Inc. Museum on MGY      16.4 nm at 210 degrees
     View    Holly Hills Bar & Grill      19.6 nm at 190 degrees
     View    Airport Cafe - Grimes Field      22.8 nm at 36 degrees
     View    CHAMPAIGN AVIATION MUSEUM      22.8 nm at 36 degrees
     View    The Airport Cafe      22.8 nm at 36 degrees
     View    Frisch's Big Boy      23.9 nm at 223 degrees
     View    Wingate Inn      38.2 nm at 205 degrees
     View    Mott's Military Museum      39.8 nm at 82 degrees
     View    Tommy's Diner      39.8 nm at 82 degrees
     View    Neil Armstrong Air and Space Museum      41.7 nm at 344 degrees
     View    JP's Barbeque Ribs and Chicken      42.1 nm at 84 degrees
     View    WHITE CASTLE      42.1 nm at 84 degrees
     View    Mrs Wicks Restaurant      45.4 nm at 297 degrees
     View    Sporty's Hot Dog Fly In      45.5 nm at 190 degrees
     View    Tri-state Warbird Museum      45.5 nm at 190 degrees
     View    Sky Galley Restaurant      46.7 nm at 202 degrees
     View    Jack & Benny's Barnstormer Diner      47.3 nm at 71 degrees
     View    KOSU Observation Deck at the FBO      47.3 nm at 71 degrees
     View    Miami Whitewater Forest      47.9 nm at 225 degrees
     View    Elliott's Landing      48.6 nm at 30 degrees
     View    94th Aero Squadron      54.1 nm at 79 degrees
     View    Richard's Family Restaurant      57.3 nm at 311 degrees
     View    Historical Aircraft Squadron Museum      64.2 nm at 93 degrees
     View    Merck's Family Restaurant      66.8 nm at 292 degrees
     View    National Trail Raceway      69.8 nm at 83 degrees
     View    The Red Pig Inn      72.6 nm at 2 degrees
     View    Findlay Inn      73.2 nm at 13 degrees
     View    Rose Villa      73.3 nm at 13 degrees
     View    Bills FOOD VENDOR      73.9 nm at 80 degrees
     View    Hoosier Park Raceway and Casino      74.0 nm at 284 degrees
     View    Pizza King      74.0 nm at 284 degrees
     View    Allen Memorial Swimming Pool      74.6 nm at 247 degrees
     View    Mulligan Grill      74.6 nm at 247 degrees
     View    Parkside Pizza      74.6 nm at 247 degrees
     View    Ravenwood Castle      80.0 nm at 111 degrees
     View    Indiana Grand Casino/Racing/Buffet      82.5 nm at 260 degrees
     View    Indy Airstrip Attack-Exotic Car race      84.8 nm at 299 degrees
     View    Atterbury - Bakalar Air Museum      92.1 nm at 249 degrees
     View    Hangar 5 Restaurant      92.1 nm at 249 degrees
     View    Arby's      97.6 nm at 141 degrees
     View    Rams Dairy Bar      97.6 nm at 141 degrees
     View    Denny's of Zanesville near airport      99.4 nm at 85 degrees
     View    Historic F-105 "Thud" on display      99.4 nm at 85 degrees
  

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