Fans of airport fear shutdown

Oct. 9--For months, east Tulsa residents and tenants at Harvey Young Airport have heard rumors that the 93-acre general aviation facility would be closed and converted to low-income residential housing. "We had 66 tenants on Aug. 1," said...


John Fleak, a Claremore pilot who learned to fly at Harvey Young, remembers "cold, crisp mornings in a Piper Super Cub PA-18. . . . The patterns and the scenery.

"Please don't lose that beautiful Tulsa history."

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D.R. Stewart 581-8451

don.stewart@tulsaworld.com

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