Map: Proposed Burke International Airport

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Map: Proposed Burke International Airport


The map shows the proposed location of the Burke International Airport, on a 4,500-acre tract near Burke. According to The Evening Star, June 14, 1951, the airport would be completed by 1955 and would "dwarf both Washington National and Baltimore's Friendship terminals."


From the book Braddock's True Gold: 20th Century Life in the Heart of Fairfax County by Marion Meany and Mary Lipsey; map prepared by George Mason University Department of Geography GIS Center of Excellence.


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