AERONAUTICS: Landing Fields

If one is in the air and needs to land, where can one be assured of finding an open field with service facilities?

Last week the U. S. Department of Commerce answered this question by publishing a list of landing fields in the U. S. California leads the list of states with 100 fields. Texas follows with 84; then Illinois with 64. New York State is a bit behind the times with only 30.

Chicago leads the cities with 15 havens, seven of which are municipal. There is no landing field on the island of Manhattan. In fact, there are no municipal ones...

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