Beacon Field Airport®

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Elevation 249 feet, Fairfax County, Virginia       GPS 38║46'20.40"N :  77║4'54.07"W
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Maps and Aerial Images
1861 - 1929 - 1935- 1936 - 1937- 1941(new)-  1945 - 1946 - 1949 - 1950 - 1957



 
♦    1861    


 
♦    1929    


 
 
  1935  


April 14, 1935 -- Photo taken by James V. Piersol (DETROIT NEWS), Spectacular vista looking north on the Potomac overlooking Mount Vernon, distant view of Hybla Valley and Beacon Field Airports, and the Alexandria Masonic Temple in the distance. Light mist/hazy weather conditions, 1:50-1:55PM.
 
 
  1936  


Beacon Field Airport 1936 -- Looking East {Courtesy of Jimmy Millan's Family)
 
  1937   


1937 Beacon Field Airport -- USGS Aerial Map annotated with features
 
1937 Beacon Field Airport -- USGS Aerial Map
 
 
 
♦    1941     

1941 ESSO Road Map (shows both Beacon Field and Alexandria Airport (to be later renamed Hybla Valley)

♦    1945    


May 1945 Washington Aeronautical Sectional Chart
 
  ♦    1946    

Route 1 in the foreground, City View on right, new hangar in the back


CENTER FRONT is The Palms Restaurant (formerly the Beacon Restaurant) which was managed by Mr. Stanley Holmes, LEFT FRONT is Mr. Joe Gill's Beacon AMOCO,    BACK RIGHT is the Beacon Airport Office  and the CAA Office is building on the photo right edge.
City View at left with column entrance road at right, now Southgate intersection.



M
emorial Street and South Kings Highway intersection.    In 1946, Memorial Street was named Oak Street.
Entrance to MOUNT COMFORT Cemetery on South Kings Highway
 
       1949    


June 1949 United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Aeronautical Map -- Courtesy The Stuntz Family Collection
 
       1950    


1950 Beacon Field Airport -- USGS Aerial
 
17 April 1950 Beacon Field (center) and Hybla Valley (bottom center) Airports: USGS MAP
 
 
       1957    


 
1957 Courtesy COUNTY of FAIRFAX , Virginia
   
 
 
 
 
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