Air Meet at Portland Airport in Scarborough, 1928

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Air Meet at Portland Airport in Scarborough, 1928

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Description

This meet was the official opening and grand celebration of the Portland Airport on Sept. 28 and 29, 1928. Although the airport was called Portland Airport, it was located in Scarborough on a 220 acre parcel of land located at the end of Libby Road. A decade later the airport became obsolete because it could not expand its runway to meet the demand of the larger aircraft. Today the site is the location of the Scarborough Industrial park.

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About This Item

  • Title: Air Meet at Portland Airport in Scarborough, 1928
  • Creator: Scarborough Historical Society and Museum
  • Creation Date: 1928
  • Subject Date: 1928
  • Town: Scarborough
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Collection: Transportation
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Scarborough Historical Society & Museum
PO Box 156, Scarborough, ME 04070-0156
(207)-885-9997

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