DALLAS (KDAF) — DFW Airport turns 48-years-old on Thursday and throughout the week, the airport has been giving its Twitter followers a look back on its history, through pictures.
Let’s take a look:
On Monday, the airport tweeted, “This classic shot is one of our all-time favorites, capturing the Air France Concorde taxiing at DFW.”
“The Way We Were” by Barbra Streisand topped the charts, “Blazing Saddles” had audiences howling, and DFW Airport was coming into its own in 1974! We’re getting nostalgic looking back ahead of our 48th birthday this week,” DFW Airport tweeted.
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On Thursday, DFW Airport tweeted, “48 years ago today, this was the festive scene inside DFW as the community gathered to celebrate AA flight 341 from Little Rock, Arkansas, the first flight into the big airport!”