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Port Columbus Terminal Building

Built in 1929, the original Port Columbus terminal building, as well as the Transcontinental Air Transport hangar, still stands at the airport (now John Glenn Columbus International Airport).

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The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Plant in Columbus

Curtiss-Wright Corp., which was the largest aircraft manufacturer in the U.S. during World War II, built a plant next to Port Columbus in 1941.

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Driving with Darbee: The Preservation of Port Columbus

The original Port Columbus airport air traffic control tower

Architectural historian Jeff Darbee takes us on an exclusive tour of the original Port Columbus hangar and terminal built in 1929.

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History of Port Columbus

Graf Zeppelin blimp

Historians and friends share the story of how Don Casto Sr. rode the Graf Zeppelin around the world in order to persuade voters that Columbus needed its own airport.

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Columbus Aviation Timeline

TWA airplane at Port Columbus Airport in 1941.

For more than a century, Columbus has been leaving its mark on the aviation industry. See Columbus aviation history through the years.

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