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PHOTOS: Airport celebrates 50 years in service

Miss Mitchell, a B-25 Mitchell Bomber with the Commemorative Air Force based out of South St. Paul, Minn., was available for cockpit tours and rides on Saturday, Aug. 9, to help celebrate New Richmond Regional Airport’s 50th anniversary. (Photo by Micheal Foley)1 / 7
A B-25 Mitchell Bomber with the Commemorative Air Force out of South St. Paul, Minn., lifts off from the runway at New Richmond Regional Airport at the conclusion of the airport’s Warbirds event. (Photo by Micheal Foley)2 / 7
New Richmond Regional Airport Manager Mike Demulling estimated that more than 1,000 people came out for the airport’s Warbirds event on Saturday, Aug. 9. (Photo by Micheal Foley)3 / 7
The New Richmond-based Fairey Gannet British war plane draws a crowd at the New Richmond Regional Airport’s Warbirds event, marking the 50th anniversary of the airport. (Photo by Micheal Foley)4 / 7
While the main draw was the B-25 Mitchell Bomber, the Commemorative Air Force also offered rides in a PT-22 Recruit and a BT-13 Valiant during the Warbirds event to celebrate New Richmond Regional Airport’s 50th anniversary. (Photo by Micheal Foley)5 / 7
Airport visitors get an up-close look inside the bomb bay of a B-25 Mitchell Bomber at New Richmond Regional Airport on Saturday, Aug. 9. (Photo by Micheal Foley)6 / 7
An airport visitor climbs out of a PT-22 Recruit airplane after a ride over New Richmond on Saturday, Aug. 9. (Photo by Micheal Foley)7 / 7
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PHOTOS: Airport celebrates 50 years in service
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More than 1,000 people attended a Warbirds event Saturday, Aug. 9, at the New Richmond Regional Airport to celebrate the airport's 50th anniversary. 

Micheal Foley
Micheal Foley worked at RiverTown Multimedia from July 2013 to June 2015 as editor at the New Richmond News. 
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