WWI - Souther Field - Americus, GA


 During WWI and during the first months of 1918, the U.S. War Department established and began construction of a Air Service training facility just outside Americus, Georgia. Several months later they assigned "Souther Field" as the name of the camp.

Souther Field was again a military air training camp during WWII providing facilities for both U.S. and British cadets.

A celebration of the 100 years of Souther Field is currently planned for October 20th & 21st of 2018. Many things have to happen in order for this celebration to be a success.

For this event we will celebrate the life of Souther Field with the main emphasis on World War 1. If you have anything from those first years (1918 -1919) that you would like to share, we would love to hear from you as soon as possible.

We are sure that many details remain but would welcome your input on any ideas you might have and most of all your ACTIVE participation and here is thanking you in advance.

 

 

HELP US CELEBRATE!!

HISTORIC SOUTHER FIELD

IS

100 YEARS OLD!!

 

To celebrate the Centennial of Souther Field, the airport will hold an

Open House and Fly-in on October 20 21, 8 AM 5 PM

 

A celebration of family, friend and lovers of aviation and we are very excited.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

 


Click on the image below for a printable copy (.pdf) of the information/participant application.

Published Articles

 
Plans in works to commemorate Souther Field's 100th birthday - Americus Times Recorder - February 28, 2018
 
Historic Souther Field Turns 100 - Americus Times Recorder - July 4, 2018
 
Souther Field 'on the road' - Americus Times Recorder - August 1, 2018

 


Please check this webpage from time to time as we will update as information becomes available.

For now, please direct all questions and comments to: info@souther-field.com

or 

Mike Cochran Marty Steiner
Cell - 229-815-0535  
Email - marty@souther-field.com
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