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#OnThisDay in 1927, Charles #Lindbergh landed his Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis" at Mills Field. #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on September 16, 2016.
#OnThisDay in 1927, Charles Lindbergh landed his Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis" at Mills Field. San Francisco celebrated the famous aviator by declaring the day “Lindbergh Day." #SFOHistory #SFHistory #CharlesLindbergh This tweet was posted on September 16, 2019.
#OnThisDay in 1927, Mills Field was officially dedicated. San Francisco had the barest necessities for an airport - an airstrip and an unfinished Administration Building - when the dedication took place. #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on May 07, 2021.
#OnThisDay in 1927, the Mills Field Municipal Airport of San Francisco began operations. #SFOHistory @flySFO This tweet was posted on June 07, 2016.
#OnThisDay in 1927, the Mills Field Municipal Airport of San Francisco began operations. #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on June 07, 2017.
#OnThisDay in 1927, the Mills Field Municipal Airport of San Francisco officially began operations. #AvGeek #AviationHistory #SFHistory #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on June 07, 2022.
#OnThisDay in 1927, the Mills Field Municipal Airport of San Francisco officially began operations. #avgeek #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on June 07, 2018.
#OnThisDay in 1928: Hangar No. 2 was under construction at Mills Field. It was followed soon after with Hangars 3 and 4. Renting an overnight spot within cost $1.50 #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on February 01, 2021.
#OnThisDay in 1930 the City & County of SF @SFgov began purchasing Mills Field and surrounding property. #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on August 30, 2016.
#OnThisDay in 1930, the City and County of San Francisco began to purchase the property of Mills Field, which would become @flySFO. #SFOHistory #avgeek This tweet was posted on August 30, 2021.
#OnThisDay in 1930, the City and County of San Francisco initiated the purchase of Mills Field and the surrounding property. #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on August 31, 2017.
#OnThisDay in 1937 the second passenger building at SFO was dedicated. #SFOHistory #avgeek This tweet was posted on October 24, 2017.
#OnThisDay in 1937, Transcontinental & Western Air established a base at San Francisco Airport. #SFOHistory #TWA This tweet was posted on September 05, 2017.
#OnThisDay in 1937, Transcontinental & Western Air established a base at San Francisco Airport. #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on September 05, 2016.
#OnThisDay in 1959, Qantas’ first jet service departed from Sydney Airport destined for San Francisco. #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on July 29, 2016.
#OnThisDay in 1959, a #TWA #Boeing 707 inaugurated jet service at San Francisco International Airport. @flySFO #SFOHistory #avgeek #jetage This tweet was posted on March 20, 2017.
#OnThisDay in 1963, the South Terminal (now Terminal 1) was dedicated at SFO. #SFOHistory #TBT This tweet was posted on September 15, 2016.
#OnThisDay in 1963, the first major addition to the 1954 terminal at San Francisco International Airport was dedicated. #TBT #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on September 15, 2017.
#OnThisDay in 1970, the first Boeing 747 widebody #jumbojet operated by #TWA (Trans World Airlines) departed from San Francisco for New York City. #ThrowbackThursday #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on April 05, 2018.
#OnThisDay in 1971, the first Douglas DC-10 service started at San Francisco International Airport. @united @flysfo #avgeek #sfohistory This tweet was posted on August 14, 2017.
#OnThisDay in 2011, the new Terminal 2 opened at SFO. If you're traveling through, don't miss our current exhibit, "Maneki Neko: Japan's Beckoning Cat" #SFOHistory #beckoningcats https://t.co/yLeWIMuL97 This tweet was posted on April 14, 2018.
#Onthisday in 1927, Hangar No. 1 at Mills Field (now @flySFO) was completed. #avgeek #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on September 23, 2017.
#Onthisday in 1927, Hangar No. 1 at Mills Field was completed. The Airport's first hangar was made of steel framing with galvanized-corrugated iron siding. Navigational aids included 11-foot high lettering identifying the airfield. #SFOHistory #MuseumFromHome This tweet was posted on September 23, 2020.
#Onthisday in 1927, the City & County of San Francisco signed a lease with the Mills Estate for 150 acres to use as an airport. #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on March 15, 2017.
#Onthisday in 1931, Century Pacific Air Lines began service from San Francisco to San Diego. #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on July 03, 2016.
#Onthisday in 1931, Mills Field Municipal Airport of San Francisco was renamed San Francisco Airport. #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on June 09, 2016.
#Onthisday in 1931, Mills Field Municipal Airport of San Francisco was renamed San Francisco Airport.#avgeek #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on June 09, 2018.
#Onthisday in 1932, Pacific Air Transport (PAT), part of United Air Lines, became a tenant at San Francisco Airport. #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on December 22, 2017.
#Onthisday in 1935, the first airfield expansion was completed at SFO, extending Runway “C” from 1,900 to 3,000 feet, enabling the runway to take better advantage of the prevailing west-northwest winds. #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on November 25, 2018.
#Onthisday in 1940, the Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco was commissioned at the San Francisco Airport. #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on November 15, 2016.
#Onthisday in 1941, San Francisco Airport became an U.S. Army Air Corps training and staging facility. #throwbackthursday #sfohistory This tweet was posted on December 07, 2017.
#Onthisday in 1951, construction began on the new terminal building at SFO. It now exists as T2. #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on October 05, 2017.
#Onthisday in 1951, construction began on the new terminal building at San Francisco International Airport. The new terminal (now Terminal 2) was built to serve the international community in the coming jet age. #SFOHistory #avgeek This tweet was posted on October 05, 2018.
#Onthisday in 1954, the three-day dedication ceremony for SFO's new terminal building (later the Central Terminal, now Terminal 2) kicked off. What is your favorite SFO memory? #SFOHistory #avgeek #MuseumFromHome This tweet was posted on August 27, 2020.
#Onthisday in 1954, the three-day dedication ceremony of SFO's new Airport Terminal Building (later the Central Terminal, now Terminal 2) kicked off. The event drew hundreds of thousands of visitors with 43 aircraft on exhibition. #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on August 27, 2018.
#Onthisday in 1983, Central Terminal was rededicated as the International Terminal. Constructed between 1951 and 1954, the Central Terminal ushered SFO into the jet age. It served as the International Terminal until the current IT opened in 2000. #SFOHistory #MuseumFromHome This tweet was posted on July 13, 2020.