Airport Drive-In

2001 Jefferson Davis Highway,
Arlington, VA 22202

1000 cars

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Airport Drive-In

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The Airport Drive-In opened in September of 1947. It was owned by Paul J. Foley. The opening day ad advertised a capacity for 1,000 cars. This single screen drive-in closed in 1963.

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Local619
Local619 on April 17, 2006 at 8:53 am

I was told in the early 1970s by some very senior members of Local 619 (Alexandria Virginia) that the Airport Drive-In was located in the vicinity of the Crystal City Theatre (1811 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington) The Crystal City Marriott is today’s (2006) landmark.

ElCartero
ElCartero on June 20, 2008 at 6:15 pm

http://driveins.4t.com/va-arlington-airport.htm

Contains some VINTAGE photos of the screen tower and lot.

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