Stout Field, located on south Holt Road between Minnesota and Raymond Streets, was Indianapolis’ first municipal airport. Originally known as Mars Hill Airport, for the suburb it is located in, and also simply known as Indianapolis Municipal Airport, the airfield was opened in the 1926, with the terminal and hangars built around 1927. During its time as the city airport, the runways were apparently not paved. The airport’s name came from WWI veteran Lt. Richard Stout, who had died in a plane crash at Fort Benjamin Harrison.