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BOS-CMH Or NYC-CMH In 1950  
User currently offlineMats From Israel, joined Jul 2003, 637 posts, RR: 1
Posted (10 years 7 months 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 1475 times:

A friend of mine is writing a novel and asked me to do some fact checking. Were there direct flights from Boston or New York to Columbus, Ohio in 1950?

If so, whatever information you have would be helpful. What were the airports called at that time? Which airlines served this market? With what equipment? Were there en route stops?

Thanks!

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User currently offlineIflyatldl From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 1936 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (10 years 7 months 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 1441 times:

My mother used to be a stewardess for TW and she used to fly from CMH to both LGA and Boston and the airports were then known as LaGuardia and Logan. I want to say the made stops at PIT. I'm sure AA and UA had some kind of service then as well. Someone on the forum might have access to older schedules or timetables from that time.
Good Luck!  Smile



Ah, Summer, Fenway Park, Boston Red Sox and Beer.....
User currently offlineMasseyBrown From United States of America, joined Dec 2002, 5604 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (10 years 7 months 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 1405 times:

AA would have had service something like LGA-BUF-CLE-CMH, probably with a change in BUF using CV-240's or DC-3's.

Not sure, but I think the commercial airport was Rickenbacher or Lockbourne Air Force Base then.



I love long German words like 'Freundschaftsbezeigungen'.
User currently offlineMasseyBrown From United States of America, joined Dec 2002, 5604 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (10 years 7 months 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 1390 times:

Correction - it wasn't Rickenbacher, it was Port Columbus, then called Columbus Municipal Airpoprt.


I love long German words like 'Freundschaftsbezeigungen'.
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