New airport is open at Curacao, West Indies.
Hato, Curacao, West Indies.
MS. Mr Plesman, Chairman of The Royal Dutch Airlines, arrives by plane at Hato for the opening ceremony of the new airport - dark shots. LS. & MS. The new airport at Hato. Various shots of the new airport. LS The crowds assembled for the opening ceremony in the hall of the airport building. MS. Mr De Groot, Manager of the Office of Public Works, speaking. MS. & LS. Mr Plesman speaking. MS. Governor Kasteel unveiling the memorial plaque. CU. The plaque. Several shots of the signpost on the airfield with pointers to Miami and other distant parts. MS. Planes landing.
Note - date in the old file 17/02/1947 - date in the paperwork 1945 - unclear.