[News Script: Grand Prairie] Part: 3 of 6
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...and further, that it is 15-feet higher
than CAA allows.
The NXXj mayor X X says
the CAA gave approval for the tower to be
built...and the/field is on valuable property,
which could be used for industrial development.
AIXXX The airport is used for glider meets,
by private KXXI.XX and military aircraft, and
has been viewed as a possible heliport.
FLYING TOWARD TOWER.
This is the view a pilot has of the tower as
it takes off on the north-south runway. The
airport iX is on land owned by the federal
government and is X on a five-year-lease
to the Texas National Guard...the mayor says
this is prima facie evidence the government
doesn't intend for the field to remain...and
he says the airfield is surrounded by civic
development and won't be extendable.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Grand Prairie], item, July 2, 1957; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc802446/m1/3/: accessed March 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.