I have to wonder--how were the operators of the Boeing 707s, the DC-8s and even the 747s able to fly in and out of Love Field? As I understand it, those aircraft required long runways for takeoffs and landings--esp. during hot weather. Moreover, if I'm not mistaken, there were noise concerns and the 707s and DC-8s were not the quietest around in the early 1970s.
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