Photo Search
Friends is in search of photos taken at NAS Sand Point.        

Photos would be of the outside of the buildings/infrastructure
before Sand Point was transformed into Magnuson Park.        

If you have photos you are willing to share copies of, please  
send an email to if they have been     
digitiized, or you can mail copies to us at:                                  

Friends of Sand Point Magnuson Park
Historic District
PO Box 51194
Seattle, WA 98115-1194


Little Known History of Sand Point Naval Air Station Landmark District
Seattleā€™s first airport
Site of the first flight around the world
Headquarters of the 13th Naval District on the front lines of the war in the Pacific

Past Meeting Minutes

2015 Plan and Vision

NAS Sand Point Historic District - Summary Proposal

2014 Activities

2015 Revised Bylaws
  • Educate the public about the importance of this site to aviation and military history
  • Advocate and protect the site a recognized federal, state, and local historic district
  • Inspire a lifelong interest in its social and technological developments.
  • Develop Building 2, the original 1929 hangar and additions, as the 1st Home of NW Aviation and Sand Point Discovery Center with appropriate partners
  • Oral History Project with video recording of memories
  • Historic District Signage and Design Standards
  • Tours and Education
  • Reunions/Celebrations
  • Encourage recognition and participation of veterans and their service including priority for on-site housing
  • Wall of Honor recognizing both our veterans and sponsors
  • Inspiring Success for Park Residents and all Youth

Sand Point Remembered is an oral history project recognizing the lives of people who served or have memories of Sand Point Naval Air Station, Seattle. This project was conceived and managed by Friends of Magnuson Park with the generous assistance of the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. You can meet the people and hear their stories here.

The Sand Point Remembered project gratefully acknowledges the support of The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.

Interested in Sand Point's history?

Arrange a historic tour or talk on Sand Point history or 1st Around the World Flight for your group of five or more.


Contact Friends: Please contact me, Lynn Ferguson, Board President, 206-523-0391, or
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