5. Amelia Earhart Unveiled Newark’s First Terminal
Amelia Earhart rose to fame as a talented pilot during the late 1920s and early 1930s. With such prestige attached to her name, Earhart was chosen to unveil the first airport terminal at Newark International Airport. Dedicating the building in 1935, Amelia Earhart was one of the many famous pilots who would later step foot in this airport.
Amelia Earhart, Wiley Post, and Charles Lindbergh all flew planes in and out of Newark Airport. Now, decades after those pilots landed for the final time, more than 2,000 flights touch Newark each week The pilots of these flights follow in the footsteps of the pilot giants who flew before them.