Before the 2 major airports JFK and Laguardia, we had Floyd Bennett Field, New York City's first municipal airport.
Designed in stunning Art Deco style, it was once the most modern airport in the world, a glittering gateway into America’s principal metropolis. Many of the leading aviators of their day started daring adventures here during the golden age of aviation—pilots like Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh and Roscoe Turner
via Atlas Obscura
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