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
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.
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
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Click on the image below for a
printable copy (.pdf) of the information/participant application.
Please check this webpage from time to
time as we will update as information becomes available.
Souther Field Logo: Copyright Global Graphics, 107 Hudson Street,
Americus, Georgia 31709, 229.924.2131 (07/11)