Bill Franz
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Huffman Prairie Flying Field and Interpretive Center

  • Gate 16A, St. Rte. 444
  • 2380 Memorial Road
  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio 45433
  • 937-425-0008

Just outside of Dayton, this 84-acre field is where Wilbur and Orville Wright perfected their flight skills in the Wright Flyer III, the world's first practical airplane. Start your visit at the Interpretive Center at Wright Brothers Hill, owned by the U.S. Air Force and operated by the National Park Service. Open: Wednesday through Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm. Admission is free.