Airport City was a small community located on Farm Road 78 near its junction with Loop 1604 within a mile of Universal City and about fifteen miles northeast of downtown San Antonio in northeastern Bexar County. This community, adjacent to Randolph Air Force Base, probably began around the time of the base's dedication in 1930. County highway maps in 1936 showed a number of houses in the area, and a 1954 map also marked businesses. In the mid-1960s Airport City had a population of 106—a number that stayed constant through the end of the century. By the 1990s, however, the community was no longer shown on maps and had been absorbed by the cities of Converse and Universal City.
Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.
Laurie E. Jasinski | © Texas State Historical Association
At a Glance
Airport City is part of or belongs to the following places.
Adopt a Town
The Texas Almanac's Land Rush program lets you adopt the town, county, or lake of your choice and share your message with the world. 100% of the proceeds benefit education in Texas.
- Adoption Status: ✅
- This place is available for adoption!
- Adopted by:
- Your name goes here
- Dedication Message:
- Your message goes here
Airport City is classified as a Town
Has Post Office
Proud to call Texas home?
Put your name on the town, county, or lake of your choice.
Search Places »