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Historic U.S. airport headed for the auction block

The first aviation facility in the world to be called an "airport" is going on the auction block.


March 21, 2016
By The Associated Press

The Atlantic City Council on Wednesday voted 5-4 to auction Bader Field to help relieve some of the New Jersey resort’s crushing debt. The 143-acre site has been closed for nearly a decade.

The minimum bid when the site goes to auction on June 17 will be $155 million, and the money from the sale would go toward paying down the city’s $437 million debt. | READ MORE