Located at the Greenfield Municipal Airport, the Iowa Aviation Museum is dedicated to preserving Iowa’s aviation heritage. Vintage aircraft and aviation artifacts celebrate the early days of flight in Iowa through the Iowa Aviation Museum’s collection of civil and military aircraft including early gliders and rare examples of the early flying machines from the 1920s, 1930s & 1940s.
Among the planes on exhibit are a 1929 Stearman, a 1931 Kari Keen, and a 1928 Curtiss Robin, the oldest Curtiss Robin known to exist.
The Iowa Aviation Museum is home to the Iowa Aviation Hall of Fame which honors Iowa’s aviation pioneers by bringing to life the stories of the men and women who have made significant contributions to the world of aviation. New inductees are honored annually. Notable members include Neta Snook Southern, who taught Amelia Earhart to fly; Clarence Chamberlain, first pilot to fly a passenger across the Atlantic Ocean; the Wright Brothers and their Iowa roots; the 12 Iowa Tuskegee Airmen; Iowa’s Doolittle Raiders, NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson.
Open April through November, with fly-ins and other special events throughout the season.
2251 Airport Road
Greenfield, IA 50849
Fly in to the Greenfield Municipal Airport for your visit to Adair County.
The museum is located at the Greenfield Municipal Airport one mile north of Greenfield, and provides a conference room and Aviation Library.