Monthly open day at the museum to London's first international airport - in Croydon.
The museum is housed in the old arrivals building and the control tower.
With the dawn of air travel at the beginning of the 20th Century, London Croydon Airport was a hotbed for technical innovations and developments. A journey by air today still uses the innovations created at Croydon.
Some of the significant historic events and achievements at London Croydon Airport include:-
departure point for many world record breaking flights (eg Amy Johnson, Bert Hinkler)
Birthplace of Air Traffic Control
Innovation of "Mayday" international distress call
World's first integrated airport terminal
World's first Air Traffic Control Tower
Establishment of Britain's national airline, Imperial Airways
Britain's first intercontinental air routes across Europe, Asia and Australia
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Disclaimer: All information given is correct at the time of compiling the listings. Any questions about the event should be directed to the event organiser. Photos and images used in this listing are supplied by the organiser.2024-03-03 10:00 2024-03-03 10:00 Europe/London Monthly open day at Croydon Airport museum Monthly open day at the museum to London's first international airport - in Croydon. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2024/03/03/monthly-open-day-at-croydon-airport-museum-282840 Croydon Airport Visitor Centre,Airport House,Purley Way,Croydon
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Croydon Airport Visitor Centre,
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