Place    From 29/3/1920  To 30/9/1959

Croydon airport

Categories: Aviation, Transport

Croydon was London's first international airport. The terminal building, 1928 - 1959, was one of the first purpose-built terminal buildings in the world. The air traffic control tower is the first in the world. Caroline's Miscellany and Diamond Geezer have visited the museum. And Londonist, bless them, have posted 11 Amazing Facts About Croydon Airport.

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Croydon airport

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Croydon aircraft

{On an information board attached to the terminal building, behind the plane:...

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Croydon airport opening

There are two versions of this plaque, identically worded, attached to either...

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Croydon airport terminal building

Croydon's Heritage Croydon airport terminal building, 1928 - 1959, one of the...

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Paul Isaac Garrett

Paul Isaac Garrett

Paul Isaac Garrett was born on 16 November 1947 in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA, the son of Ernest E Garrett (1926-2015) and Nadine Garrett. Our Picture Source informs that he started ...

Person, Aviation, Tragedy, Scotland, USA

1 memorial
Heron Quays STOL Landing

Heron Quays STOL Landing

The landing of a STOL (short take-off and landing) aircraft in the heart of London's Docklands, was done to show the feasibility of an airport there. In due course, London City Airport opened in 1987.

Event, Aviation

1 memorial
Jerry Don Avritt

Jerry Don Avritt

Jerry Don Avritt was born on 30 July 1942 in Marion County, Kentucky, USA. He was one of the three children of Thomas Lee Avritt (1914-1987) and Eva Marie Avritt née Goode (1917-1994). His siblings...

Person, Aviation, Tragedy, Scotland, USA

1 memorial
Charles Rolls

Charles Rolls

Born 35 Hill Street, W1, son of Lord Llangattock, John Rolls. A keen racing cyclist, he became the fourth man in England to own a car, took to racing cars and repeatedly broke the land speed record...

Person, Aviation, Commerce, Industry, Seriously Famous, Transport

1 memorial
Brymon Airways

Brymon Airways

Former airline co-founded by journalist Bill Bryce and racing driver Chris Amon. Based in Plymouth, it was the first British airline to use the De Havilland Canada Dash 7 short take-off and landing...

Group, Aviation

1 memorial