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Construction of Ronaldsway runway

Date(s): 1957 onwards

Creator(s): Royston, J. Walter

Scope & Content: Graph of "Yearly Passenger Returns" from 1947 to 1957 which have increased from 65,900 to 246,349, with a slight dip in 1951. The layout of Ronaldsway Airport. The airport is a building site with construction being undertaken. A drawing of Ronaldsway is shown again, highlighting the part of the runway which is being constructed.

Baby hedgehogs are found whilst the work was being undertaken.

Film produced by E.J. Cheshire. Control & Operations Officer, Isle of Man Airport.

Administration / Biographical History: Original film processed and re-graded by Charles Guard, 2021.

Language: eng

Collection: Film Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: FA 0718/26


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