ALLEN COUNTY AIRPORT FIRST BUILT
The earliest directory listing of the field which has been located
was in the 1934 Department of Commerce Airport Directory (courtesy of Chris Kennedy). It described Lima as a Municipal Airport, located three miles northwest of the town of Lima. The airfield was said to consist of three sod runways, with the longest being a 2,640′ NE/SW strip. A hangar was said to be located in the northwest corner.
GROUNDBREAKING SENSOR TECHNOLOGY LAUNCHED
The Airport Directory Company’s 1937 Airports Directory (courtesy of Bob Rambo) described Lima as having 3 sod runways, with the longest being the 3,960′ east/west strip. A hangar on the west side was said to have “Lima” painted on the roof.