100th Anniversary of Aviation in Yukon - Janna Swales, Joe Sparling
Friday, February 7th, 2020 - 11 minutes
The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of Aviation In Yukon. On August 16th, 1920, two aircraft landed in Whitehorse on their way from New York to Nome. The next day they flew to Dawson City. Janna Swales is the Executive Director of the Yukon Transportation Museum who will be hosting celebration events an activities throughout the year. Joe Sparling is Air North Founder, President and CEO. Listen to Janna and Joe speak about Yukon's aviation history and future after a century of aviation in the Yukon.
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