• Short Summary

    LA GUARDIA AIRPORT - THE FIELD THAT FIORELLO BUILT, LITERALLY, WITH RUSSIAN - OPENED ITS NEW $36 MILLION TERMINAL BUILDING ON APRIL 16.

  • Description

    LA GUARDIA AIRPORT - THE FIELD THAT FIORELLO BUILT, LITERALLY, WITH RUSSIAN - OPENED ITS NEW $36 MILLION TERMINAL BUILDING ON APRIL 16.

    THE TASTEFUL GLASS-AND-ALUMINUM TERMINAL, DESIGNED FROM SCRATCH TO ACCOMMODATE A NEW BREED OF SHORT-RANGE JETLINERS, WILL ACCEPT PASSENGERS ON ONE LEVEL AND DISCHARGE THEN ON ANOTHER. IT IS JUST ONE PART OF A $119-MILLION FACE-LIFTING PROJECT BEGUN SEVEN YEARS AGO.

    LA GUARDIA FIELD WAS BUILT 25 YEARS AGO ATOP A 558-ACRE TRACT THAT INCLUDED 357 ACRES OF LAND THAT ONCE WAS SWAMP.

    ONE OF THE RUNWAYS, NOW 6,000 FEET LONG, WAS THE LONGEST CIVIL STRIP IN THE WORLD WHEN LA GUARDIA OPENED IN 1939.

    ON SATURDAY, LA GUARDIA WILL BE OPENED TO THE PUBLIC. BOEING'S NEW TRI-JET AIR LINER, THE 727, AB WELL AS SEVERAL ANTIQUE CRAFT, WILL BE ON DISPLAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE8JZBNLTN9QY7ZEKZ5PU9C9MS
    Media URN:
    VLVAE8JZBNLTN9QY7ZEKZ5PU9C9MS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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