Who owned the land where Flight 93 crashed?

Svonavec, Inc. owned a 275-acre (111 ha) parcel, which was a reclaimed strip-mine. Michael Svonavec, working with appraiser Randall Bell, submitted a letter to the National Park Service in November 2003 with plans to build a museum and visitor’s center on his land.

What happened to the land where Flight 93 crashed?

A temporary memorial was built near the crash site soon after the attacks. Construction of a permanent Flight 93 National Memorial was dedicated on September 10, 2011, and a concrete and glass visitor center (situated on a hill overlooking the site) was opened exactly four years later.

United Airlines Flight 93.

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Who owns the property in Shanksville PA?

Tim Lambert, a host at member station WITF in Harrisburg, Pa., owns land in Shanksville, where Flight 93 went down; he reflects on the tragedy. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Fifteen years ago, Tim Lambert went walking on his family’s land.

Who is Tim Lambert?

Tim Lambert, Editor

Tim has been with WITF since August 2001. He was promoted to the position of Multimedia News Director in January, 2011. Lambert also gets up at “0-dark-30” to help listeners start their day as Morning Edition host.

What happened Todd Beamer?

Todd Morgan Beamer (November 24, 1968 – September 11, 2001) was an American passenger aboard United Airlines Flight 93, which was hijacked and crashed as part of the September 11 attacks in 2001.

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Is the Flight 93 memorial open?

OPERATING HOURS

The Flight 93 National Memorial Visitor Center and Museum is open year-round from 9 AM to 5 PM, except when closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

When did United Airlines Flight 93 crash?

Plan your Visit

Visitors are encouraged to budget up to three hours for a full site visit. There is no admission fee to enter Flight 93 National Memorial or the Visitor Center.