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Title Blue Grass Airport: An American Aviation Story
Published Date 2014
Call# TL726.4.L49 B58 2014
Object Name Book
Author Taylor, Fran, ed.
Summary History of Blue Grass Airport, Lexington, Kentucky, written for the airport's 70th anniversary of service. Presented by Blue Grass Airport in collaboration with Fran Taylor ; introduction by NASA Astronaut Story Musgrave. "Blue Grass Airport: An American Aviation Story tells the history of aviation in central Kentucky through a national and international lens, shedding light and a fresh perspective to nearly forgotten stories." -- Cover fly.

This copy was signed by Blue Grass Airport Executive Director to Delta Air Lines: "Thanks for being a great partner for the past 70 years!! Eric J. Frankl" and autographed by astronaut Story Musgrave, who wrote the introduction.

Delta was the first passenger flight (with a 21-passenger DC-3) into Blue Grass Field, when the airport opened to commercial service on October 13, 1946. An Eastern Airlines flight landed two hours later.
Physical Description 240 pages : illustrations (mostly colored), maps, portraits ; 28 cm
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Lexington, Ky.--Airport (LEX)
Lexington, Ky.
South (U.S.)
Subjects Airports
Airport terminals
Airline industry
Catalog Number 2014.140.1
Credit line Gift of Blue Grass Airport (LEX)