All Smithsonian museums in Washington, D.C., including the National Zoo, and in New York City continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.
National Air and Space Museum
655 Jefferson Drive, SW
1st Floor, West Wing, America by Air, Gallery 102 Floor Plan
A revision of the commerical aviaiton gallery, this exhibition tells the story of the early days of commerical aviation through the current day. Once aviaiton became practical, its commercial value carrying the mail, cargo, and passengers was developed. America by Air focuses on the buisness development of aviation and the cultural experience of the aspect of aviation that most people particiapte in—commercial air travel.