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Atlanta Municipal Airport
September 9, 1924 Army Air Service tells the city of Atlanta they must have a airfield in order to retain the headquarters of the Fourth Corps area
  Atlanta Municipal Airport
December 7, 1924 Mayor Walter Sims vetoes the appropriation of $65,000 for Nichols Farm, a proposed airport site on Brown's Mill Road
  Atlanta Municipal Airport
December 11, 1924 Asa Candler offers Candler Race Track for Atlanta to use as an airfield if they will pay the taxes.
  Atlanta Municipal Airport
February 3, 1925 The Atlanta Aero Club, the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Junior Chamber, the Atlanta Woman's Club,the American Legion, the Greater Atlanta Club and others announce support of a landing field in Atlanta.
  Atlanta Municipal Airport
February 13, 1925 Coca-Cola magnate Asa Candler offers the site of the Atlanta Speedway to the city of Atlanta for use as an airport for a second time.
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
  Atlanta Municipal Airport
February 14, 1925 US Senator Walter George tells Atlanta mayor Walter Sims that an air route through Atlanta to Florida, and perhaps Panama, is being considered.
  Atlanta Municipal Airport
February 15, 1925 Atlanta mayor Walter Sims accepts the offer of Candler Field from Asa Candler
  Atlanta Municipal Airport
April 20, 1925 William B. Hartsfield appointed head of committee to oversee Atlanta Airport operations
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
  Atlanta Municipal Airport






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