Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aeronautics MacCracken exercised his persuasive powers, induced Col. Charles Augustus Lindbergh to fly from New York to Washington last week, to tell a joint committee of Congress what sort of airport the capital ought to have. To the Committee, headed by air-minded Senator Bingham of Connecticut, Col. Lindbergh laid down the following specifications :
1) A field at least one mile square, having hard surface runways.
2) As near to the heart of the city as possible.
3) A good hotel and restaurant at the field.
4) Tunnels underground...