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On June 28, 1921, Scott Field got a new mission as a Lighter-Than-Air station. This led to Scott Field getting initial funding of $1,250,000 (17+ Million 2015 adjust) for a new airship hangar at Scott Field. Construction was finished January 31, 1923, and it stood at over 810 feet long, 206.5 feet wide and 178 feet high. It was said the entire United States Army, which at the time consisted of 100,000 personnel, could have fit within the structure.


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On June 28, 1921, Scott Field got a new mission as a Lighter-Than-Air station. This led to Scott Field getting initial funding of $1,250,000 (17+ Million 2015 adjust) for a new airship hangar at Scott Field. Construction was finished January 31, 1923, and it stood at over 810 feet long, 206.5 feet wide and 178 feet high. It was said the entire United States Army, which at the time consisted of 100,000 personnel, could have fit within the structure.

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