Current Newsletter

Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society

5701 Huntsman Road
Richmond International
Airport, VA 23250-2416

Contact Us


Virginia Aviation Related State Historical Highway Markers

Marker Name
County/City Location


Orville Wright’s First Virginia Flight, C-7
Arlington Co., Route 50, 1.38 miles east of Rte 120 (Glebe Rd)

World’s First Passenger Flight, C-2
Arlington Co., Route 50, 1.38 miles east of Rte. 120 (Glebe Rd)

Col. Vincent W. “Squeek” Burnett, K-318
Campbell Co., Rte 24, 3.5 miles east of Rustburg

Clifton Nike Missile Site, E-98
Fairfax Co., Rte 7100, 2.93 miles north of Rte 123 (Ox Road)

Great Falls Nike Missile Site, T-46
Fairfax Co., Rte 674 (Springvale Rd) 0.1 miles south of Rte 193

Lorton Nike Missile Site, E-97
Fairfax Co., Rte 611, 0.47 miles east of Rte 123 (Ox Rd.)

Langley Field:  Creating an Air Force, WY-96
City of Hampton, Carousel Park, on Settler’s Landing Drive

Langley Field:  Discovering Aerospace, WY-97
City of Hampton, Carousel Park, on Settler’s Landing Drive

Chauncey E. Spencer, Sr., Q-6-23
Lynchburg, 1306 Pierce Street

Mother of the Wright Bros, T-5
Loudon Co., Business Rte. 7, 0.17 miles north of Rte 287, Purcellville

Flight of Richard C. Dupont, W-219
Nelson Co., I-64 (east) at first scenic overlook on Afton

Birthplace of Naval Aviation, KV-3
Norfolk, Vista Point Massey Hughes Dr. at Naval Station Norfolk

First Flight Ship to Shore, KV-1
Norfolk, Fourth St and I-64 at Visitor’s Center

Naval Aviation Depot, Norfolk KV-2
Norfolk, Aircraft Tow Way near Building V52 Naval Station Norfolk

Virginia Tech Airport, I-23
Montgomery Co. at Va. Tech Airport

First Balloon Flight in Virginia, W-40
Williamsburg, located at the intersection of Richmond Road and Stadium Drive on the campus of the College of William & Mary

Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, Q-4-G
Winchester, Rte 50 (Amherst St) at West Boscawen St.

Yorktown
Newport News

Wallops Flight Facility
Wallops Island