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Let’s Build a Table Top Airport

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Three commercial jets taxiing on the runway.



Grade Levels

Grades K-4


History, Physical Science, Flight, Flight and Aeronautics


Lesson Plans / Activities

Students construct a model airport to identify and understand problems that face architects and planners of real airports. Models allow planners to identify potential problems with airport location, layout and design before expensive construction begins.
Let’s Build a Table Top Airport [197KB PDF file]
This activity is part of the Aeronautics Educator Guide.