How does an airport work?
During World War I, aircraft demonstrated their capabilities and superiority over all other vehicles, ushering in the aviation industry. Early aircraft were designed to land and take off from short airstrips, most of which were located in farmer's fields. Investors and business people were soon attracted to aircraft as an exceptional way to transport mail and light goods. Farmers' fields were the best area for aircraft operations at the time because farmers spent the entire day there and could inform pilots about the weather and landing conditions; a small reception area for passengers was also included at these fields.Read full story