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Airport Drive-in Theatre was located in Johnson City, New York

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Airport Drive-in (Johnson City)
Status: Demolished
Location: 2260 Airport Rd., Rte 69, Johnson City, NY 13790
Screens: 1
Capacity: 1,200 cars
Original owner: Built by Samuel C. Sunness; operated in 1990s by Loew's Theatres.
Opening date: September 3, 1961
Final season: 1993
What's there now: Drainage retention area.

This page was last updated on January 13, 2010.

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Topo Map from 1976, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1965, courtesy of the Broome County Soil and Water Conservation District. Aerial image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth. Aerial close-up image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.
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Opening soon ad from the Binghampton Press on August 27, 1961. Grand opening ad from the Binghampton Press on September 5, 1961. Grand opening article from the Binghampton Press on September 5, 1961. Grand opening article from the Binghampton Press on September 5, 1961.
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Grand opening article from the Binghampton Press on September 5, 1961. Grand opening picture from the Binghampton Press on September 5, 1961. Grand opening picture from the Binghampton Press on September 5, 1961. Grand opening picture from the Binghampton Press on September 5, 1961.
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Grand opening picture from the Binghampton Press on September 5, 1961. Grand opening picture from the Binghampton Press on September 5, 1961. Airport Drive-in entrance, image from 2008, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Drainage retention area, former location of Airport Drive-in parking area and concession stand, image from 2008, courtesy of Rick Cohen.
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Airport Drive-in speaker pole, image from 2008, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Airport Drive-in exit sign, image from 2008, courtesy of Rick Cohen.    

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