Augusta State Airport – AUG Augusta
Situated at 2 kilometers northwest of the state capital of Maine, Augusta State Airport is a government-owned and operated airport near the central business district of Augusta, Maine. It serves a vital role in the history of aviation for the Americans, particularly in CSRA’s economic development. It started as a flight training school to support the military build up of the United States.
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Back in 1941 when it was still a flight training school, tragedy struck them when 2 aircrafts collided mid-air killing the students who boarded on the 2 planes as well as their instructor – Donald Bush. In honor of his service, the area was named after him – Bush Field. It closed down around 1944 and was transferred to Augusta at the end of World War II since it served no use for the military men that time. It became the commercial airport of Augusta in 1950. Flight school barracks were renovated and got leased to Continental Hotels. Today, the construction of the new terminal will even more have tourists flocking over AUG-Augusta State Airport to get to nearby cities like Cape Elizabeth for the Fort Williams Park and Kennebunk Beach for them to explore the beauty of Maine.
On this page it is easy to search for Augusta, ME airport hotels, we have listed hotels, airport motels,
resorts, inns in order of proximity, closest airport lodging options are listed first. Augusta, ME, United States (AUG-Augusta State) airport
area map also gives you guidance on the distance of these hotels from the AUG airport.
Most of these AUG
hotels are designed to serve frequent travelers. If you are on business trip or family vacation or if your flight is delayed
and you need an overnight stay near the airport. Some of these Augusta, ME
motels have passenger pick up or free airport shuttle service which you can take advantage of.
Some of the main attractions in the area around the AUG airport are Maine Historical Society, Brick Store Museum, and Mackworth Island.
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Weather Forecast for Augusta, ME, United States (AUG-Augusta State)
If you planning to travel to Augusta, ME, United States (AUG-Augusta State), here is your 6-day travel weather forecast to make sure you have all the essentials needed during your stay.
Start your day when the sunrises at 10:27 AM.
The temperature feels like 68.35 with a humidity level of 88 so dress accordingly.
Cloud coverage is 68 percent with visibility at 14 percent.
Today’s UV index is 4, don’t forget the sunscreen if you need it!
Today’s winds are traveling south-southeast at a speed of 8 MPH. At the end of the day don’t miss the sunset at 10:35 PM.
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What are the most common amenities for Augusta, ME AUG airport hotels?
Airport hotels have useful amenities for frequent travelers like free AUG airport shuttle service, 24 hour in-room dinning,
late check-in and check-out and free breakfast. For business traveler amenities like
free wifi and meeting rooms are helpful. Most common amenities are Vending Machines, Complimentary Breakfast
and Complimentary Breakfast.
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