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John Rodgers Flying School

Flight School

Considering this archive picture, Hawaii flying school in the 1940’s looked pretty good. Few today know that Honolulu International Airport was originally named John Rodgers Airport.

This picture shows a Hawaiian Aeronautics flight school preparing for the next lesson at John Rodgers Airport.

From the Site:

“John Rodgers Airport was turned over to the military after December 7, 1941. When the airport was returned, the Territory utilized the terminal and other facilities that had been built. Recognizing the importance of the airport for commercial travel, the airport was renamed Honolulu Airport, and later Honolulu International Airport…” Hawaii Aviation