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This, the first, control tower at the airport was built c1939. It was replaced by a new control tower, opened March 1965, which provided a better view of the airport, and more modern equipment. The old control tower stayed in use for a time as it housed the ariport lighting equipment, but was finally demolished in 1970.

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2009N_Av57_TRA_2280
Title
Control tower, Milson Airport
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Av 57
Held In
Coolstore

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Place
Airport Drive, Milson, Palmerston North
Date
circa 1960 to circa 1969

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Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

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