Airline Drive-In 2

2870 IN-32,
Winchester, IN 47394

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Airline Drive-In 2

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The Airline Auto Theatre was opened prior to 1949. It became the Airline Drive-In and was later twinned. It is located on East Washington Street (State Route 32 East). This twin screen drive-in has a capacity for 500 cars. It was closed by 2014. It is being renovated and plans are to reopen late-summer 2016.

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focus
focus on July 21, 2005 at 12:09 pm

I worked at the Airline as a projectionist back in the early 80’s. At that time Mike Make the owner operated the Drive-In as a single screen. The Drive-In was built by Mike’s parents who retired and turned the drive-in over to their son.

Mr. Make operated the theater up in till the early 90’s when he sold the drive-in to a new owner. I do not know that owners name, but one interesting transformation that occured, was he planted X-mas trees on the outer are of the drive-in and sold X-mas trees there in the winter.

In the mid to late 90’s Teicher Theaters out of Troy, OH. bought the drive-in. Teicher twined the drive-in sometime in the 2002 season. His company currently operates the drive-in weekly with first run films and the community patronizes the drive-in very heavly.

shoeshoe14
shoeshoe14 on April 12, 2007 at 3:46 pm

This site is re-opening on April 20, 2007 under Teicher Theatres as the Airline Drive-In 2.

jwmovies
jwmovies on August 31, 2012 at 4:30 pm

The E Wshington address does not map correctly. Use the State road 32. Google maps will have you land right at the box office!

Chris1982
Chris1982 on June 16, 2014 at 10:00 pm

This drive-in was listed as open in 1949 with the name at that time being the Air Line Auto Theatre. By the mid-1970’s it was known as the Air Line Drive-In Theatre.

Chris1982
Chris1982 on September 21, 2014 at 2:38 am

According to the Teicher Theatre websie all their theatres are closed.

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