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|Hoover Field was the first airport for Washington, D.C. which opened in 1926. It was located in Arlington, Virginia, near the intersection of the 14th Street Bridge and the George Washington Parkway where the Pentagon now stands. In 1930 Hoover Field was sold and then merged with the nearby Washington Airport to form Washington-Hoover Airport. Washington Hoover Airport closed in 1941 when Washi...||05/04/2007||900|
|"Poo" has been created in a barley field. The field is on the flight path to Rdinburgh Airport and it has probably been written for the benifit of aircraft passengers!||01/04/2007||655|
|Ellington Field (EFD) is a joint use civil/military airport. Acquired by the City of Houston in 1984, Ellington now supports the operations of the United States military, NASA, Continental Express, United Parcel Service and general aviation. The airport is home to the largest flying club in Texas and is the site of the annual Wings Over Houston Airshow. ||02/22/2006||414|
|First occupied by Gala Amusement Park, the site was turned into a 105-acre private flying field in 1929. Ground was broken on September 9, 1937 for a new airport, which was built jointly by the City of New York and the Federal Works Progress Administration. |
New York City Municipal Airport was dedicated on October 15, 1939. On November 2, 1939, the name was changed to New York Municipal ...
|At 456 metres (1498 feet) above sea level, Winter Hill is the highest point of the area to the west of the Pennines, a line of hills, known as the backbone of England, running roughly north - south between Lancashire and Yorkshire. The highest point within Bolton Borough is on Smithills Moor, south of the top of Winter Hill, at 1467 feet above sea level. Winter Hill television transmitter was b...||01/15/2007||323|
|Barton Field painted on the roof of an old disused airport building||02/10/2008||425|
|Funny drawing in a small field near North Weald Airport / UK.||08/27/2005||314|
|A helicopter passing over Dallas Love Field, the second airport in Dallas. Its shadow can be seen slightly to the east of the placemark.||08/15/2006||462|
|This former airfield had an extremely short life in its original role as a military airfield. According to Army Corps of Engineers documents,|
the Navy acquired 220 acres by lease for Hart Outlying Field in early 1942.
The Naval Air Advanced Training Command developed the site
and used it to support flight training operations in the Jacksonville area.Only nine months...
|You can make out a number of people Paraglidering off Winter Hill, Bolton, UK||01/14/2007||430|
|In 1936, the City of Oroville acquired 188 acres of grazing land for use as a municipal airport. During 1941, the city and the Works Project Administration (WPA) extended the runways and increased the total airport land area to 428 acres. |
In 1942, the War Department leased the Oroville Municipal Airport and renamed it Oroville Army Air Field (AAF). That same year the Army purcha...
|Another airport with its name written on the ground. ||12/13/2006||256|