Newcastle Airport September 1972

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    A new North East Regional Airport Committee was formed in April 1963, paving the way for the major developments seen in this photograph. Construction of the new terminal was completed in 1966 and officially opened by Prime Minister Harold Wilson on February 17 1967. The 1960s saw a boom in demand for foreign sunshine holidays, especially to Spain. Reference: TWAS: DT.TUR.7.46 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.
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    Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
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    TWAM (Flickr)
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    What does this mean? No known copyright restrictions
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    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/29295370@N07/5157565823/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 4 years, 12 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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