• Short Summary

    Heathrow Airport extended to accommodate jumbo jets and their passengers. London.

  • Description

    Jumbo jet preparations - extensions to Heathrow Airport. Greater London.

    LS jumbo jet in flight. Various shots plans and designs for extension to Heathrow. MS building site, various shots new extension being built. Various shots new hangars. Various shots new runways etc. being built. MS cranes, pan down to another building site.

    MS cars driving round ring road with new flyover layer being built on top. Travelling shot showing roads being being widened etc. CU board reading 'Excelsior Hotel Extension'. MS model of the new hotel. Various shots of the Skyway Hotel.

    Various shots car rental firms including Hertz and Avis. LS road. Travelling shot entering tunnel. Travelling shot passing other hotels etc. ready for influx of people. Various shots of motorway, roads etc. MS Boeing 747 taxiing to stop on runway.

    Cataloguer's note: Colour item.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2685.10
    Media URN:
    67266
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:49:00 / 01:15:11:00
    Canister:
    69/56

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