NYC: The Golden Age of Air Travel

The SCA 2022 Summer Tour

JUNE 17-19, 2022
The SCA’s first big in-person event in 2 years, our NYC: Golden Age of Air Travel, is now officially back on schedule! We’ll be flying (or driving, or training, or bussing) to the TWA Hotel on June 17, 2022.

Register and Pay

If you received an email from the Society for Commercial Archeology informing you that you were now eligible to sign up for our Summer 2022 Tour, we invite you to do so now! Simply fill out the form below.

Tour Schedule & Details

PLEASE NOTE: details of this event are provisional and may change when this event is rescheduled.

Friday: June 17

TWA Hotel Opening Reception

We will meet in the upper level of Eero Saarinen’s 1962 TWA Flight Center in the Ambassador’s Club Lounge for dinner and drinks. The lounge serves as the lobby of the hotel, and is adjacent to exhibits of vintage TWA uniforms and other memorabilia.

Saturday: June 18

Terminal City: Airport Tours

  • Floyd Bennett Field
  • Marine Air Terminal, LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
  • Building 1, Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

Sunday: June 19

Wingin‘ It in the Big Apple: Manhattan Bridge Infrastructure Tour

A guided full circumnavigation of Manhattan and an in-depth look at the engineering marvels of all of NYC’s fantastic, historic and wildly different bridges and tunnels!

Join the Society for Commercial Archeology and Retro Roadmap co-host NYC: The Golden Age of Air Travel.

From our base of operations – the spectacular TWA Hotel at JFK International Airport, Eero Saarinen’s 1962 classic – we will take off for guided tours of air travel-related sites across the NYC Metro region and a bonus boat tour around Manhattan.

  • Floyd Bennett Field
  • Marine Air Terminal at LaGuardia Airport
  • The historic Building 1 at Newark Liberty International Airport
  • Plus the Manhattan Bridge Infrastructure Tour


All-in-One Registration (all events, opening reception, and both the Saturday and Sunday tours)

SCA Member Price: $480/pp
Non-Member Price: $535/pp*
*(Non-U.S. Residents add $10 for membership)
*(Couples add $10 for couples membership)

À la Carte

Opening Reception
SCA Member Price: $150/pp
Non-Member Price: $205/pp*

Saturday Tour
SCA Member Price: $180/pp
Non-Member Price: $235/pp*

Sunday Tour
SCA Member Price: $180/pp
Non-Member Price: $235/pp*



The SCA has reserved a block of rooms at TWA Hotel. Deluxe King and Deluxe Two Double Queens are available for Friday and Saturday at $239.00/night.

Register at the TWA Hotel

Note: The above link defaults to a Deluxe King, but if you are interested in Deluxe Double Queens, call Jackie Lugo, Event Manager at the TWA Hotel, at +1 (212) 790-3615, or email her at If you are interested in sharing a room with another SCA member, just check the box at the end of the application form, and we’ll try to match you up before you make your reservation.

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