Zombie Hubs Keep U.S. Funds for Towers Long After Airlines Leave

Zombie Hubs Keep U.S. Funds for Towers Long After Airlines Leave

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Opened by Henry Ford in 1942 to construct B-24 Liberator bombers with the help of Charles Lindbergh, Willow Run served as Detroit’s chief passenger terminal in the 1950s and then became a cargo and charter facility catering to the auto industry.