Why Victorville is more than just an aircraft boneyard

Chris Sloan travels to California to learn why this quirky desert facility is far more than an aviation retirement home

Some 80 miles east of Los Angeles in California's High Desert lies an airport with 480 resident airliners. It’s a bustling hub of activity and critical to the world’s commercial aviation ecosystem. Yet, there are no passengers, no scheduled flights and no air freight facilities.

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