Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Oblique aerial view of the terminal building under construction at Friendship International Airport (later BWI) near Baltimore, Maryland; September 9, 1949. Gate wing is seen at left, extending out from the incomplete main terminal at center.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Commercial
  • Airports
  • Aerial photography

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions & Rights

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Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA)



Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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