From humble origins Gander International Airport became one of the busiest in the world. Its fortunes have been a_ ected by war, international politics and changing aeronautical technology. Jack Pinsent tells the story of this pioneering Canadian gateway.
Gander International Airport is situated on the eastern side of the island of Newfoundland, an ideal stopping point for flights between Europe and North America. It grew to be a vital part of the world’s air networks because of the limitations of aircraft range.