Purdue University Airport – West Lafayette IN


Sometimes misattributed to the WPA, early development of this, the first university-owned airport in the country, was undertaken by the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA). FERA also built a hangar for the airport.

Source notes

Muncie Post-Democrat, Muncie, Indiana, 6 December 1935.

Mis-attribution: purdue.edu

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on September 15, 2017.

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1501 Aviation Drive
West Lafayette, IN

Coordinates: 40.413095, -86.938439

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