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Old 09-05-2020, 05:20 AM   #31  
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Thanks to historical material contributed by hundreds of devoted aviation history buffs, entries for in additional 91 airfields have been added to the "Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields" website at Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields in the past year. This brings the site's coverage to a total of 2,450 airfields, across all 50 states. Recent entries include new additions describing former airfields such as Lindbergh Field IL, Tillamook Coastway #1 Airport OR, Hotel Carolinian Airfield NC, Lakewood Airport GA, Forest Home Airport MS, Kannapolis Airport NC, NY Seaplane Base Airport NY, Radford Airport VA, and updates to many others.
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Thanks to historical material contributed by hundreds of devoted aviation history buffs, entries for in additional 91 airfields have been added to the "Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields" website at Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields in the past year. This brings the site's coverage to a total of 2,450 airfields, across all 50 states. Recent entries include new additions describing former airfields such as Lindbergh Field IL, Tillamook Coastway #1 Airport OR, Hotel Carolinian Airfield NC, Lakewood Airport GA, Forest Home Airport MS, Kannapolis Airport NC, NY Seaplane Base Airport NY, Radford Airport VA, and updates to many others.
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Thanks! Loved reading about the Eastern Kansas, KCK Fairfax Airport. The B-25 Mitchell was assembled there. My mother worked parts bookkeeping on the wing. TWA had its overhaul base there, until the July 1951 flood of the Missouri River. TWA and Mid-Continent Airlines moved to an overhaul base that was built and became MCI, the Kansas City International Airport. Do not confuse this with the Downtown airport, MKC which was where PAX flights were until MCI. It is right across the river from KCK, in the “teacup” with downtown skyscrapers to the immediate south and Briarcliff to the immediate north. MKC is still used for general aviation.
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Thanks to historical material contributed by hundreds of devoted aviation history buffs, entries for an additional 117 airfields have been added in the past year to the "Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields" website at Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields. This brings the site's coverage to a total of 2,504 airfields, across all 50 states. Recent entries include new additions describing former airfields such as Ayresport GA, Lexington Airport NC, Canfield Airport ND, Williston Airport ND, Sloulin Field ND, Providence Downtown Helistop RI, Babin Landing Strip LA, Hilton Airport CA, Colonial Airport NC, Original Mt. Airy Airport NC, Hamden Airport CT, Primghar Airport IA, Brown Landing Field SD, Aurora Industrial Airfield IN, Torres Airport PR, Dale Hollow Airport KY, Panamint Springs Auxiliary Airfield CA, Moseley Field AZ, Sharon Airport PA, Woodruff Airport OH, Lonoke Municipal Airport AR, Hemmingway-Stuckey Airport SC, Smithfield Airport RI, Rogert Airstrip NE, Ames Airport MA, Secret Valley CA, Kannapolis Airport NC, and updates to many others.

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Cool site and thanks for preserving history!
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You may have to add Flying W (N14) soon. One my favorite little airports in South Jersey that may close and have housing developed on. Sad to see.
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You may have to add Flying W (N14) soon. One my favorite little airports in South Jersey that may close and have housing developed on. Sad to see.
You're sh***ing me! Really? Used to take my Grandmother there for their Thanksgiving spread. Was always great. Plus many touch and goes since I learned to fly next door at VAY.
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You're sh***ing me! Really? Used to take my Grandmother there for their Thanksgiving spread. Was always great. Plus many touch and goes since I learned to fly next door at VAY.
https://www.70and73.com/news/redevel...2fa142b51.html

Same. A couple airports from my childhood which sparked my interest in aviation have gone away. Restaurant was very good there as well. It's not definite as yet I suppose, but I can't see the Board turning down all that additional tax revenue.
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Same. A couple airports from my childhood which sparked my interest in aviation have gone away. Restaurant was very good there as well. It's not definite as yet I suppose, but I can't see the Board turning down all that additional tax revenue.
Sad, but true. Then it'll only be a matter of time before they complain about "noisy" planes at VAY. Only time will tell. Thanks for the info bud!
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You may have to add Flying W (N14) soon. One my favorite little airports in South Jersey that may close and have housing developed on. Sad to see.
Where I got my start 20ish years ago earning my PPL, definitely sad to hear.
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