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By Joshua Stoff

manhattan is a typical airfield. The crucial zone of lengthy Island�s Nassau County�known because the Hempstead Plains�is the single normal prairie east of the Allegheny Mountains. The island itself is preferably put on the japanese fringe of the us, adjoining to its such a lot populous urban. in reality, nowhere else in the United States has a lot aviation task been restricted to the sort of fairly small geographic zone. the various record-setting and ancient flights and the aviation businesses that have been constructed the following have helped position new york at the aviation map. via 100 years of aviation background, manhattan has been domestic to 80 airfields. From army airfields to seaplane bases and advertisement airports, the island has had extra airports than the other position of comparable geographic percentage in the United States. such a lot have vanished with no hint, yet a handful continues to be. manhattan Airports is the 1st e-book to rfile the pictorial historical past of those airports and airfields.

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