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Airport of the Month Project Spotlight

Duluth/Sky Harbor Airport


October 1, 2020

Photo courtesy of SEH, with the approval of the DAA

The new runway at Sky Harbor right after it opened.

Park Point is one cool place. It's the world's longest freshwater sand spit and separates the Duluth Harbor from the rest of Lake Superior. Since the lake's water is usually about 45 degrees, nature supplies the air conditioning. At the northwest end is the famous lift bridge and Canal Park, the Duluth entertainment and tourist district. On the southeast end is an 18-acre old growth red and white pine forest with a kind of spiritual ambiance. One of the City's most desirable residential areas begins just off the bridge and ends at a city park. Between the park and the forest is the Du...

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