Category Archives: aviation

Throwback Thursday: The Skies Over Queens and the Port Authority’s Decision

By Roz Hamlett, Portfolio editor Many people living in the vicinity of a Port Authority (PA) airport know that the agency engages actively with local community groups and roundtables on noise abatement issues. What’s less known is that these efforts began … Continue reading

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New Flight Path for Port Authority’s Director of Aviation

By Alana Calmi, Media Relations Staff When Huntley Lawrence moved with his family from London to Queens in 1969, he lived a stone’s throw from LaGuardia Airport and attended the aviation program offered at P.S. 127. Here he learned first-hand … Continue reading

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Flashback: Early Air Traffic Controllers

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett A flashback to Newark Airport’s history: operations at the first Airway Traffic Control Station in 1936 on a bleak and drizzly January afternoon.  At the time, Newark Airport was becoming the busiest commercial airport in the nation.  … Continue reading

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