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By Steve K. Bertrand

Paine box was once named in honor of fatherland hero Topliff Olin Paine, a military Air Corps pilot in the course of global conflict I. positioned 6 miles south of Everett and 20 miles north of Seattle, Paine box� often called Snohomish County Airport�got its begin as a WPA undertaking within the Thirties. positioned on 1,000 acres, this airport used to be formed via quite a few occasions, comparable to international conflict II, the Korean struggle, and the coming of Boeing, in addition to social, political, and environmental concerns that proceed to persuade its future. all through its 77-year heritage, Paine box has persisted to conform right into a thriving aviation group. on the center of its good fortune has been the main position of common aviation. A rags-to-riches tale, Paine box has grown from a small neighborhood airport into an aeronautical complicated that garners around the globe attention.

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