The staff at Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park is committed to preserving the unique aviation history for the enjoyment of this and future generations. We work closely alongside Federal, state, local and private partners to accomplish our mission, and maintain close, positive relationships with our communities, area businesses, local citizens and many friends of the park.
The following statements are taken from the park's General Management Plan, approved in 1997. A PDF of the full plan is available for download here (7MB).
The purpose of the park is:
The park is significant because:
To preserve, enhance, and interpret the historic and cultural structures, districts, and artifacts associated with the Wright Brothers, the Invention and Development of Aviation, the Life and Works of Paul Laurence Dunbar through the creation of partnerships.