100th Anniversary

OUR HISTORY

How it All Began

1926
1926

Airport Opens

City of Kalamazoo purchased 383 acres near Portage and Kilgore roads and an airport is opened.

1928
1928

First Airmail

Thompson Aeronautical Corp. inaugurates airmail service. The first airmail plane arrived from Chicago at 10:18 AM, piloted by L. F. Bishop of Kalamazoo, flying a Stinson-Detroiter.

Our History