8.5 in HIGH x 10.75 in WIDE
(21.59 cm HIGH x 27.30 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers

Tribune clipping on the back, "Paving and rocking of the 5200-foot east-west runway at the Oakland Airport gives Oakland one of the longest and best runways of the country. The taxi strip (right) and the 'turn around' at the head of the runway (foreground) also are paved. The 3200 feet of paving on the runway is long enough to accommodate the largest planes now using the airport. The remaining 2000 feet, which is rocked and suitable for use in wet weather in its present condition, will be paved next Summer in anticipation of the building of larger planes. For future ginats a 6400-foot runway will be possible. The 5000-foot north-south runway (background) is to be paved next Summer.- Aerial photo by Clyde Sunderland." Photo is an aerial view of the airport showing the new runways on the left side of the photo with white dotted lines indicating the length of the new runway. Several planes are parked near the airport buildings. The buildings are in a line- the first one is the Oakland Airport Inn. Then a smaller building, the airport terminal with a covered walkway leading to the field, then five airplane hangars. The first hangar is occupied by Fillmore, then Duck Air Services, then the U.S. Navy, and the last two have names painted above the doors that are unreadable.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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