Zamperini Field - Torrance, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 33° 47.991 W 118° 20.564
11S E 375706 N 3740774
Quick Description: A somewhat large municipal airport for a somewhat small city in Los Angeles County. The entrance sign is quite artistic.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/10/2022 8:44:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM165H1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Long Description:
Photos taken on 7 May 2022. The sign is located 1 block south of the airport main terminal. It's about 15 feet white, made out of aluminum and is painted white. It appears to be in the shape of flight wings and has a silhouette aspect featuring a plane in flight.

About the place:

Taken from Wikipedia, "Zamperini Field (IATA: TOA, ICAO: KTOA, FAA LID: TOA) is a public airport three miles (5 km) southwest of downtown Torrance, in Los Angeles County, California, United States.

The airport is classified by the FAA as a Regional Reliever and was once known as Torrance Municipal Airport; it was renamed for local sports and war hero Louis Zamperini on December 7, 1946, the 5th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack."
Title of Piece: Zamperini Field

Artist: Unknown

Material/Media: Metal

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Torrance

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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