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Airport Drive-in Theatre was located in Cortland, New York

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Airport Drive-in (Cortland)
Status: Demolished
Location: 840 Rte 222, Groten Rd., Cortland, NY 13045
Screens: 1
Capacity: 492 cars
Original owner: Built by Joseph Granato and Charles Flang
Opening date: July 3, 1953
Final season: 1986
What's there now: Empty field adjacent to airport landing strip

This page was last updated on December 10, 2009.

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Topo Map from 1995, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1955, courtesy of the Cortland County Soil and Water Conservation District. Aerial image from 1995, courtesy of Terra Server USA. Aerial image from 2005, courtesy of Google Earth.
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Grand opening article from the Cortland Standard, on July 3, 1949. Grand opening ad from the Cortland Standard, on July 3, 1949. Former Airport Drive-in field from fall 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen.  

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