← Previous Photo
Fiona's Restaurant
Next Photo →
Sparks Air Park

Sparks Air Park

Date of photo: 1940s-50s
Photographer: Unknown

Source: Sparks Museum

Tags: aerial, sparks, sparksairpark,


The Sparks Air Park was an airport on the outskirts of Sparks. The road running across the bottom of the photo is the Pyramid Highway. Eventually the city grew and the airport was closed and built over. The area with the hangars is now the Greenbrae shopping center; some of the hangars still exist as shops.


⇓ Download This Photo

To download this photo, choose a size below, then right-click and select "Save As".

200x130 | 250x162 | 500x325 | 700x455

⇓ Embed This Photo

To embed this photo in a blog or web page, choose a size below, then copy and paste the HTML or wiki code from the box.

200x130 | 250x162 | 500x325 | 700x455

HTML code

Wiki markup

Other Data

Date Uploaded: December 12, 2018

Permanent Link: http://wnhpc.com/details/photo0518

Source: Sparks Museum

Source URL: http://sparksmuseum.org/nevada-aviation-history/

Source Caption: In 1946, Harry Shriver built an airport in Sparks since light aircraft were banned from Hubbard Field due to high liability fees. The airport was named Sparks Air Park. In this photo, Pyramid Way is at the bottom. In 1958 Greenbrae Shopping Center was built on the land. The hangars nearest the road in the above photo are still in use as Shelly's Hardware and other businesses.

Post A Comment