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Wings of Freedom Tour 2019 | Post Event Review

By |2019-02-01T14:53:28+00:00February 1st, 2019|Events, History, News|

Wings of Freedom Tour Engages Community with “Student Day” Event January 23rd was an exciting day at the Boca Raton Airport as hundreds of students from Palm Beach and Broward County schools joined area veterans and local dignitaries for the Wings of Freedom Tour “Student Day” festivities. This year’s “Student Day” was as moving as [...]

Wings of Freedom Tour Returns to the Boca Raton Airport in 2019

By |2019-01-07T13:17:27+00:00January 7th, 2019|Events, History, News|

Wings of Freedom Tour | 2019 As it has become an anticipated annual event at the Boca Raton Airport, the Wings of Freedom living museum tour will be flying into to BCT to showcase an amazing experience and a prized collection of rare bomber and fighter aircraft. These WWII-era aircraft will be on display for up [...]

Celebrating 70 Years of Boca Raton Airport

By |2019-01-03T09:04:41+00:00December 29th, 2018|Celebrating the Community, Community Engagement, History, News, Press Release|

Revisiting an Amazing Year of 70th Anniversary Celebration Initiatives 2018 was a big year for the Boca Raton Airport. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facility opened. A number of community-focused events were held.  And through a series of special events, the Airport celebrated its 70th anniversary — a major milestone for the former [...]

Celebrating 70 Years in Pictures

By |2019-01-04T08:24:35+00:00December 26th, 2018|Celebrating the Community, Community Engagement, History, News, Press Release|

Relive the Past 70 Years of the Airport in Boca Raton Capping off this incredible year of 70th anniversary celebrations, the Boca Raton Airport Authority (BRAA) compiled a 63-page coffee table book that commemorates the growth of the Airport and the city of Boca Raton during the last seven decades. The book looks at Boca [...]

Friend to the Airport, Irwin Stovroff has passed away

By |2018-08-09T10:26:32+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Celebrating the Community, History, News|

We are very sad to hear that Irwin Stovroff, World War II POW, Nonprofit Founder and friend to BCT, has passed away at the age of 95. As a World War II bombardier with the 44th Bomb Group, 506th Bomb Squadron, Second Lt. Strovroff was liberated after 13 months in the Nazi’s Stalag Luft I. His [...]

Boca Raton: The Secret Weapon That Won World War II

By |2017-11-02T09:22:56+00:00November 2nd, 2017|History, In The News|

Last night, airport staff Ariadna Camilo and Clara Bennett attended the WLRN Public Radio and Television premier of "Boca Raton: The Secret Weapon That Won World War II," a fascinating documentary on Boca Raton airmen tasked with learning the ins and outs of an emerging technology called airborne radar.  To quote the Sun Sentinel: Back [...]

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