New Mexico New Deal Sites November 2018 - Photo #138 - Old Albuquerque Municipal Airport

Photo: 12 November 2018
Old Albuquerque Municipal Airport Building, Historical markers. Top: A Registered Cultural Property, State of New Mexico - Albuquerque Municipal Airport Building, Built 1939; Albuquerque's original airport terminal building, constructed using adobe by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). Site No.482. Bottom: Albuquerque Landmark: Old Airport Terminal (1939), Architect E.H. Blumenthal Sr. This unique airport, built of Adobe with W.P.A. funds, established Albuquerque as a major stop on the nation's airway system. Designated by City Council August 1979.