BOLLINGER AIRPORT

Bollinger Airport

Picking up the mail at Bollinger Airport in 1946 by a 1946 Stinson V77 Reliant 

Photo courtesy of Benny Mallory

Bollinger Airport was located where the Army Reserve building is behind Wal-Mart on Corridor G.  It ran about from  the Marquee Cinemas to the Army building.   It opened in the mid 40s and closed around 1960 or 61.   It also supported motorcycle hill climb races in the later years, and the state hill climb championship in 1958.


       Bollinger Airport

Although it looks rough, the runway was a fairly smooth sandy surface.

  

Bollinger Airport

Bollinger Airport

Above is my Uncle by marriage, John Boone Harris.  He was a first rate mechanic all his life, including aircraft, and midget cars.  This is a car he built and is testing it out at  Bollinger Airport.  See more on the midget racers HERE



Bollinger Airport



Bollinger Airport

Bollinger Airport

Flying buses?   Yes, Greyhound  thought of flying bus passengers by helicopter!



Bollinger Airport


Bollinger Airport

Of course, like all airports of it's day, there were crashes...


Bollinger Airport



Bollinger Airport

Bollinger Airport

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