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Airport celebrates 50 years of flights

The city is celebrating the 50th anniversary of scheduled flights at the Greater Sudbury Airport on Thursday, August 26 at 11 am.

The city is celebrating the 50th anniversary of scheduled flights at the Greater Sudbury Airport on Thursday, August 26 at 11 am.

Deputy Mayor Doug Craig, Councillor Terry Kett, volunteers, business partners and staff will be on hand to mark the occasion and hand out a schedule of events for the public open house being held on Saturday, August 28 from 10 am to 4 pm.

Â?Air Canada Jazz, which began its flight service in Sudbury as Trans-Canada Airlines in 1954, and Bearskin Airlines, which has been flying out of the Sudbury Airport since 1992, will receive plaques of appreciation for their ongoing contributions to the economic development of Greater Sudbury and to Northern Ontario,Â? states a media release issued by the city.

For more information, visit www.city.greatersudbury.on.ca