On Oct. 13, 1946, Delta Air Lines landed for the first time at Lexington's Blue Grass Field. The Douglas DC-3 plane arrived at 8:14 a.m. from Atlanta and left for Chicago shortly afterward. Delta's twice-daily service began the day the airport opened its first terminal building.
On Oct. 13, 1946, Delta Air Lines landed for the first time at Lexington's Blue Grass Field. The Douglas DC-3 plane arrived at 8:14 a.m. from Atlanta and left for Chicago shortly afterward. Delta's twice-daily service began the day the airport opened its first terminal building. Photo courtesy Blue Grass Airport
On Oct. 13, 1946, Delta Air Lines landed for the first time at Lexington's Blue Grass Field. The Douglas DC-3 plane arrived at 8:14 a.m. from Atlanta and left for Chicago shortly afterward. Delta's twice-daily service began the day the airport opened its first terminal building. Photo courtesy Blue Grass Airport

65 years for Blue Grass Airport, Delta

October 14, 2011 12:00 AM

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