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Askren, Robert G
Airplanes before Terminal Building and Skyline
Terminal building with Kansas City skyline in background; also shows row of TWA DC-3s in front of terminal.
Municipal Airport Terminal Building and Downtown Skyline
Looking southeast, airport's terminal building with Kansas City skyline in background and TWA plane on the tarmac.
Municipal Airport Terminal Building and Airplane
Distant view of Terminal building with Kansas City skyline in background and TWA plane on ground.
Trans World Airlines
Photos and information on the service of Trans World Airlines, or TWA, in the Kansas City area from its founding here to its going-out-of-business in 2001.
Municipal Airport, Terminal
Looking northeast, image shows original Municipal Airport terminal with TWA and other airplanes on taxiway and unpaved area in foreground. Midcontinent Airlines building is also visible on the left.
TWA Truck and Jet
Frontal view of TWA jet and associated motor vehicles on ground at unidentified airport.
Two photographs of planes over Kansas City Municipal Airport. One is Braniff airliner, the other TWA.
Photograph of plane in hangar at TWA Overhaul Base, Fairfax Airport
The Kansas City Centennial
Photo and description of the history of Trans World Airlines, or TWA in the Kansas City area.
TWA Airplane in Flight
Distant view of TWA plane taking off.
Leaders in Our Town
Photo and bio of John Collings, executive vice-president of Trans World Airlines, or TWA. Description of his life and career, starting as a news reporter in Texas after moving from his native Virginia...
Municipal Airport Information Booths
Interior view of Municipal Airport showing the Trans World Airline information area and other information booths.
Exterior view of the TWA entrance at Municipal Airport.
Municipal Airport, TWA Building
View looks southwest across the 169 Highway approach to the Broadway Bridge, across the Missouri River. The TWA Building at the Municipal Airport is in the center of the frame.
History of Trans World Airlines (TWA)
Photos and description of "the history of TWA [Trans World Airlines], beginning in 1929 when Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT) decided to make their international headquarters at Municipal Airport in...
Biography of Lou Holland (1878-1960), Advocate of Kansas City Aviation
Walt Disney and TWA
Excerpt describes the history of the "TWA Moonliner," a 40-foot tall model of a rocketship bearing the TWA logo. The rocket was created as a part of the "Rocket to the Moon" attraction at Disneyland, and...
Pilot Says Flying Pope John Paul II 'Was the Peak of My Experience'
April 1, 2011
In-depth article about Nelson Krueger, airline pilot for Trans World Airlines (TWA), who captained the specially outfitted plane for Pope John Paul during the week of Oct. 1-7, 1979, on the Pope's first...
Pope John Paul II Slept--and Flew--Here
April 18, 2008
Story about how TWA converted an airplane to transport the late Pope John Paul II on some of his trips and how the bed and other memoribilia ended up at the Strawberry Hill Museum and Cultural Center in...
Deaths: Mrs. Paul S. May
Obituary for Mrs. Gladys May, "48, of 120 [West 61st Terrace], a founder of the H. E. E. D. (Help Educate Emotionally Disturbed) School," later "known as the Children's Special Education Center, 400 [West...
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