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Title Delta's Orlando Flight Center Dedication Plaque
Date 09/11/1990
Collection Whit Hawkins Collection
Object Name Plaque
Catalog Number 2017.140.153
Description Light brownish gray stone (granite?) square engraved: "NEW AIRSIDE TERMINAL / ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT / SEPTEMBER 11, 1990 / DELTA AIR LINES / GREATER ORLANDO AVIATION AUTHORITY"
Depth (in) 4
Height (in) 0.5
Width (in) 4
Provenance Owned by Whit Hawkins.

On October 2, 1981, Orlando International Airport (MCO) opened a new terminal with a central "landside terminal" connected by rail to two "airside terminals" and 48 gates. In 1990, MCO opened its third airside terminal with 24 more gates, known as Delta's Orlando Flight Center.

Dedication ceremonies of Delta's Orlando Flight Center, on September 11, 1990, were attended by Delta Chairman and CEO Ron Allen and Executive Vice President - Stations and Marketing Whit Hawkins.
People Hawkins, W. Whitley "Whit," 1931-2017
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Orlando, Fl.--Airport (MCO)
Orlando, Fl.
Florida
South (U.S.)
Subjects Airport terminals
Commemoration
Dedication of buildings
Plaques
Souvenirs
Tiles