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:

A Skycap (left) helps passengers with luggage at baggage claim at Washington National Airport (DCA), Virginia (serving Washington, D.C.), circa 1960. Airline desks for Braniff International Airways and National Airlines visible in background. At far left background a second Skycap moves suitcase from conveyor belt at left to claim area at center.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Commercial
  • Airports
  • Airlines

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1960

Repository Loc.

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



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