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Welcome to the Hangar 25 Air Museum Website

Hangar 25 Air Museum is housed in a fully restored WWII era hangar. The mission of Hangar 25 Air Museum is to promote education through the collection, preservation and exhibition of the history of the Big Spring Army Air Force Bombardier School and Webb Air Force Base while honoring all veterans, past and present. Often our museum is staffed by retired veterans and civil service employees who are ready to share their memories of the hangar when it was a hub of activity, first, during WWII as a part of the Big Spring Bombardier School and later as a part of Webb Air Force Base, supporting the training of over 10,000 pilots from 1952 to 1977.

Today, Hangar 25 Air Museum is very much a Big Spring, Texas community icon, focused on displaying the proud heritage of a great city and educating our fellow citizens of all ages, on the military traditions that have been such an important part of local history. We encourage anyone with a connection to Big Spring, Texas, or Big Spring AAF Bombardier School or Webb Air Force Base to visit and experience for yourself, the history, heritage, and the honor that is Hangar 25 Air Museum. Incidentally, since opening our doors in May of 1999, Hangar 25 Air Museum has hosted more than 41,000 visitors from all 50 states and over 30 foreign countries.

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Museum Hours, and Contact and Visit Information

Hours of Operation

Tuesday - Friday
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Sunday and Monday


    Donations gratefully accepted


    1911 Apron Drive
    Big Spring, Texas 79720,   USA

Driving Directions Street Map of Big Spring ( courtesy C of C ) Map of West Texas

Mailing Address

    P. O. Box 2925
    Big Spring, Texas 79721


    (432) 264-1999


    (432) 466-0316

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KBPG on AIRNAV Fixed Base Operator
Airborne Images of Airport Airfield Diagram

Museum Board of Directors, and Staff


Bruce Schooler, President
Gloria McDonald, Vice President
Jo Ann Staulcup, Secretary
Deanna Burnett, Treasurer
Devoun Blount
Jim DePauw
Jan Foresyth
Col. Jerry Grimes
Myron Gwin
Clarance Hartfield, Jr.
Lt Col. Vaughn Martin
Jerry Worthy
Emma Bogard, Ex-officio
Skip Burcham, Ex-officio
Col. Jim Little, Ex-officio

Genevieve Stockburger, Administrator

Amber Stokes, Museum Assistant

Veteran of the Month Honorees


Ernie Boyd
Leo Welch
Buck Turner
Harold Davis


Vaughn Martin
Michael Tarpley
Virgil H. Morris
Donald Scheiber
Anita Massey
Stephen E. Gay
Allen C. James
Hebrew Jones, Jr.
William H. King
Jerry Worthy
Clarance Hartfield, Jr.
William R. Banks


Harry A. Spannaus
J.L. Stevens
Vicki Gay Scott
Wayne Bonner
Mike Sanchez
William Fishback
Elmer Dickens
Charles Hamm
Carl Ford
John Pilgrim
Jack Hancock
Clem Jones


Dean Thomas
Scott Murdoch
Karen Pike
Bob Miears
Donald McKinney
Ralph Kennedy
James Ray Coleman
E. Byron Range, Jr.
Neal Bryant
Ed Meiser


Orville Spradling
Edward Covington
Yvette Villarreal
Marie Mejia-Justice
Clayton Smith
Gene Simpkins
Carl Dale Reid
Edgar Cheshire
Michael Johnson, Sr.



A. E. Clanton
Dealon Stanley
Scott Jimenez
Johnny DeLeon
Gerald McCasland
Glenn D. Phillippe
Melvin Daniels
Gary Sleight
Bruce Parker


Curtis Flewellen
Mary Beck
Robert Chase
Tim McKinnon
Al Aton


Buster "Dean" Gartman Jr.
Alexandre "Sandy" Betus
Stephen W. Purdy
Lacy A. Edwards
Kristopher Ryan Poole


Erne Sanchez
Garrett M. Gibson
Paul E. Morgan


Susan M. Parks

Chartered in October of 1998, Hangar 25 Air Museum is a 501(c)(3), nonprofit corporation. The museum is supported mainly by membership dues, fund-raising events, gift shop sales, and other donations.
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