#117 Icing Research Tunnel, NASA Lewis Research Center


World's oldest and largest refrigerated icing wind tunnel, with unique heat exchanger and spray system

In operation since 1944, the Icing Research Tunnel is the oldest and largest refrigerated icing wind tunnel in the world. Technology developed there enables aircraft to fly safely through icing clouds. Two firsts include the unique heat exchanger and the spray system that simulates a natural icing cloud of tiny droplets. Icing Research Tunnel,<br />NASA Lewis Research Center

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Landmark Location

21000 Brookpark Road
Cleveland, OH 44135

Visiting Info

By appointment, Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm



Ceremony Notes

May 1987

Owner, if different than above

NASA Glenn Research Center

Plaque location, if specific

On the front entrance of Bldg. #11

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