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JFK: Five Things (OK, Technically Six Things) You Probably Didn’t Know About John F. Kennedy International Airport

By Pasquale DiFulco, Manager, Aviation Marketing & Communications John F. Kennedy International Airport is one of the world’s legendary aviation facilities. Its history is writ large across the decades as a renowned gateway to New York and the United States … Continue reading

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From Roosevelt Field to JFK: New York’s Aviation Story Continues with Arrival of the Solar Impulse — Episode One in a Three-Part Miniseries

By Gregory Quinn, Special to the Port Authority  Cheryl Albiez, Sr. Public Information Officer, contributed to this post By the time Charles Lindbergh took off in his Spirit of St. Louis on the morning of May 20, 1927, six aviators … Continue reading

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