John Rodgers Airport, October 1, 1941
Between 1935 and 1937, the WPA contributed $38,000 to extending the runways of John Rodgers Airport (now Honolulu International Airport). Today, the airport serves well over 18 million passengers per year and provides a landing area for 370,000 tons of cargo and over 100,000 tons of mail annually.
“Hawaii and Aviation: An Archive of Historic Photos and Facts,” State of Hawaii Department of Transportation, Airports Division (accessed March 16, 2015): John Rodgers Airport History Chronology of Aviation in Hawaii Honolulu International Airport Air Traffic Statistics
Project originally submitted by Brent McKee - wpatoday.org on March 16, 2015.
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