“A square peg in a round hole” or “What the heck are we gonna do with Greater Pittsburgh International Airport?”

In the pre-dawn hours of October, 1, 1992, the newest addition to Allegheny County’s transportation network was open for business. After decades of planning and more than five years after breaking ground, the Pittsburgh region finally had a new airport: Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). This sprawling facility replaced Greater Pittsburgh Airport, more informally known as … Continue reading “A square peg in a round hole” or “What the heck are we gonna do with Greater Pittsburgh International Airport?”

Irony of My Blog Thus Far

In the short existence of this blog, I haven't written, well, anything about history. I hope to rectify this situation soon. In the meantime, most of what I've been researching relates to local--Pittsburgh region--history.  I'm particularly interested in stories involving the now-demolished Greater Pittsburgh International Airport and the current airport, Pittsburgh International. In my graduate … Continue reading Irony of My Blog Thus Far