PHOTO FLASHBACK: The opening of the Palisadoes Airport
Hope. That is what the 1961 opening of the Palisadoes Airport brought to Jamaica. Norman Manley had envisioned a burgeoning of Jamaica’s tourism product and the need to have an international airport to facilitate that swell. With the growth of tourism would come the improvement of Jamaica’s economic fortunes. Today, we know he was right.
Published July 1961
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