Philadelphia International Airport - Terminal ca. 1950 (b)

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Philadelphia International Airport - Terminal ca. 1950 (b)

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00624
Title: Philadelphia International Airport - Terminal ca. 1950 (b)
Additional Title: Rear View
Historic Street Address: 8000 Essington Avenue
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Located in Box: Aeronautics / African Americans, Folder: Aeronautics

Philadelphia airport formed in 1925 to train aviators of the Pennsylvania National Guard. In 1930 the city purchased adjoining land for Airport expansion. Expansion and the construction of the building and landing field began in 1937. The Airport was formally opened as Philadelphia Municipal Airport on June 20, 1940. Later became Philadelphia International Airport.

G 3-74 Mrs. Rudolph Pott


Creation Year: ca. 1950
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.874900
Geocode Longitude:-75.249889