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    Dayton Aviation Heritage

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    I-75 north and south bound EXITS for FIRST and THIRD Streets are now CLOSED for construction. See Directions for alternative routes to our park. More »

Directions

Getting There

Visitors are encouraged to start their visit at either The Wright Cycle Company Complex or the Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center. Once arriving at one of the interpretive centers, visitors can receive directions to the other sites.

Plane

The nearest airport for scheduled passenger flights is Dayton International Airport. Other major airports within close proximity are Port Columbus International Airport and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Nearby general aviation airports include Dayton Wright Brothers Airport, Moraine Airpark, and Greene County Airport.

Car
Construction on I-75: The north and south bound EXITS for FIRST, SECOND and THIRD Streets are now closed. See below for alternative routes to our park. Click here for a detour map.

The following ramps will remain open throughout construction and serve as primary detours to access downtown: Jefferson Street off U.S. 35, Main Street off I-75, Edwin C. Moses Boulevard off I-75.

The Wright Cycle Company Complex is located west of downtown Dayton. From northbound I-75 take the Edwind C. Moses Blvd exit (Exit 51), turn right and head north. Turn left on Third Street and then left onto Williams Street. The park is immediately on your left at 16 South Williams Street.


The Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center is located near the National Museum of the United States Air Force; at the intersection of State Route 444 and Kauffman Road. 2380 Memorial Road, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

Public Transportation

The nearest Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority bus stop to The Wright Cycle Company Complex is located at the intersection of West Third and Williams Street. There is no public transportation to the Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center.

 
Refurbished Wright brothers' print shop
Restored Wright brothers' print shop in the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center.
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Did You Know?

Paul Laurence Dunbar House

The Dunbar House in Dayton, Ohio, was purchased by Paul for his mother in 1903. On July 23, 1936, the Dunbar House became the first state memorial to honor an African American.