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NEWS: Iqaluit August 26, 2016 - 8:20 am

Photo: Old Cold War hangar flattened for new airport road

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Out with the old, in with the new. A 1940s-era aircraft hangar, built by the Canadian Armed Forces to house RCAF aircraft, was demolished at the Iqaluit airport Aug. 25 to accommodate  road work and a helicopter apron area slated for the new and improved airport in Nunavut's capital. In recent years, First Air had been leasing the building from the Department of National Defence. (PHOTO BY FRANK REARDON)
Out with the old, in with the new. A 1940s-era aircraft hangar, built by the Canadian Armed Forces to house RCAF aircraft, was demolished at the Iqaluit airport Aug. 25 to accommodate road work and a helicopter apron area slated for the new and improved airport in Nunavut's capital. In recent years, First Air had been leasing the building from the Department of National Defence. (PHOTO BY FRANK REARDON)

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