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Colour transparency slide showing equipment and workers during the construction of the New Plymouth airport runway. There is a flat-bed truck on the left with its deck raised and a large red piece of machinery on the right with a person seated at the controls. Several other people can be seen gathered around on the right.

The new airport replaced an old grass airfield in Bell Block and opened in 1966.
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