What was the world’s first airport?
1. College Park Airport, United States. The prize for the oldest airport in the world, still in operation, goes to College Park Airport, Maryland, US. It was established in 1909 and refers to itself as the ‘Cradle of Aviation.
How old is Singapore airport?
Singapore Changi Airport became operational on 1 July 1981 and was officially opened five months later on 29 December. The first flight, SQ 101, which carried 140 passengers from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, touched down at 7.10 am on 1 July 1981.
When did Paya Lebar Airport move to Changi?
Paya Lebar Airport, opened on 20 August 1955, was Singapore’s commercial international airport for 26 years. It was converted into a military airbase after its commercial function was replaced by the new Changi Airport on 1 July 1981.