unnamedThe country’s first civil aviation museum will come up in a segregated non-oper ational area of India’s oldest airport Juhu Aerodrome. The airport started functioning in 1928, serving as the city’s sole airport till 1948 when the present one came up in Santacruz.

The original terminal of what was then the Bombay International Airport in 1928 will house the museum comprising of vintage photographs, letters, aircraft models and anecdotes. Senior officials of Airport Authority of India (AAI), which is setting it up at a cost of Rs 40 crore, revealed that the only other museum dedicated to flying is a defence one located at Palam airbase in Delhi.