• Short Summary

    THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH OPENED A GIANT NEW AIR TERMINAL IN LONDON TODAY (WEDNESDAY).THE TEN-STOREY?

  • Description

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    LV AIR TERMINAL BUILDING.
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    CU SIGN AIR TERMINAL.
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    GV SIDE OF BUILDING.
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    TV PEOPLE AT OPENING CEREMONY (2 SHOTS).
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    LV DUKE OF EDINBURGH UNVEILS PLAQUE.
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    CU PLAQUE.
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    SV DUKE EXAMINES MODEL OF BUILDING (4 SHOTS).
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    SV DUKE AT AIR TICKET DESK.
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    SV DUKE WALKS OVER TO LUGGAGE SAY.
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    CU DUKE WATCHES LUGGAGE HANDLING.
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    LV DUKE WATCHES LUGGAGE ON CIRCULAR TURNTABLE.
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    CU DITTO.
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    SV DUKE WATCHES COACH DEPART.
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH OPENED A GIANT NEW AIR TERMINAL IN LONDON TODAY (WEDNESDAY).THE TEN-STOREY BUILDING, WITH AND ADJOURNING 14-STOREY BLOCK, HAS BEEN BUILT FOR BRITISH EUROPEAN AIRWAYS AND THE 24 OTHER AIRLINES FOR WHOM BEA ACTS IN LONDON.

    DURING THE OPENING CEREMONY, THE DUKE UNVEILED A COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUE, THEN TOURED THE BUILDING.THE BLOCK IS A CONSIDERABLE CONSTRUCTIONAL FEAT.IT HAS BEEN BUILT ON A TRIANGLE OF GROUND BOUNDED ON ALL SIDES BY TRACKS OF THE CITY'S UNDERGROUND RAILWAY SYSTEM.SPECIAL ACCESS ROADS IN THE FORM OF SUSPENDED CONCRETE RAFTS, HAVE BEEN CONSTRUCTED TO THE BUILDING OVER THE RAILWAY LINES.

    THE BUILDING IS DESIGNED TO DEAL WITH 4 1/2 MILLION PASSENGERS A YEAR.IN SPITE OF ITS CROWDED SITE, THE NEW TERMINAL WILL HAVE PARKING SPACE FOR 136 CARS.PASSENGERS ARRIVING BY CAR OF TAXI WILL BE ABLE TO DRIVE UP A SPIRAL RAMP STRAIGHT TO THE FIRST WHERE THEY CHECK IN.LIFTS AND EIGHT STAIRWAYS WILL TAKE THEM TO THE DEPARTURE AREA WHERE COACHES WILL TAKE THEM TO THE AIRPORT.PASSENGERS ARRIVING FROM THE AIRPORT ARE KEPT ENTIRELY SEPARATE FROM THOSE JUST BEGINNING THEIR JOURNEY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA0SHZ93UFCAWCYAAF8D137GC
    Media URN:
    VLVAA0SHZ93UFCAWCYAAF8D137GC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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