January 26, 2015

12 Vintage Photos of Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

Hundreds of thousands of travelers have passed through Cleveland Hopkins International Airport over the years, both those who are coming to Cleveland as visitors, and those who are returning home. Here are a handful of photos, courtesy of the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Facebook page, the Cleveland Memory Project, and Cleveland Press, offering just a small glimpse into the airport's 90-year history.

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United Airlines ticket lobby, 1957.
United Airlines ticket lobby, 1957.
Ticket lobby, 1957.
Ticket lobby, 1957.
Airport waiting area, 1957.
Airport waiting area, 1957.
Airport emergency crews, circa 1940.
Airport emergency crews, circa 1940.
Eastern Airlines, circa 1955.
Eastern Airlines, circa 1955.
Radio communications tower.
Radio communications tower.
Cleveland Rapid Transit Station at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.
Cleveland Rapid Transit Station at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.
Terminal construction, 1954.
Terminal construction, 1954.
The Cleveland Browns depart from Cleveland and head to Los Angeles to play the Rams in the 1951 NFL Championship game.
The Cleveland Browns depart from Cleveland and head to Los Angeles to play the Rams in the 1951 NFL Championship game.
Dancing waitresses from One World Restaurant at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, 1967.
Dancing waitresses from One World Restaurant at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, 1967.