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Opened in 1961, this vibrant little airport served the city's GA community well with 137 aircraft based here when she was permanently closed on November 30, 2001. The local Indian tribe, the Pueblo of Sandia, had purchased the property in 1994 and promptly built a large casino just off the end of runway 17. Predictably the tribe eventually closed the airport citing "safety concerns". Rather sad now to think of all the fun enjoyed around this terminal building for 40 years...
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Photo Added: October 17, 2004

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