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Gander Establishes Itself as an Airport Town
Episode 921st January 2022 • History of Gander • Jack Pinsent
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With the province becoming a part of Canada, the federal Department of Transport relocated the Air Traffic Control Oceanic Centre from Moncton NB to Gander plus the addition of an RCAF Norad Radar Base . The town was becoming established as a legitimate town with public sporting facilities, two movie cinemas, and a stadium renovated from the original RCAF WWII drill hall.