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75 Years Ago – Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport Officially Opened For Business

BY BRIAN FULTON – STAFF WRITER – Jun 1, 2022 June 1, 1947 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport open for business. It was a banner day for our region with the opening of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Class IV Airport near Avoca. The airfield, larger than LaGuardia Field in Queens, New York, by 156 acres, was to be the region’s …

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