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Venice Municipal Airport

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Venice Municipal Airport is a city managed public-use airport located south of the central business district of Venice, a city in Sarasota County, Florida, United States. History The airport was built during the 1940s by the United States Army Air Forces and served as a military flight training facility. It also was used by Air Transport Command to deliver US-built aircraft destined for Britain under Lend-lease from the factories on the West Coast or for assignment to selected British pilots. Some of the aircraft were partially disassembled and prepared for being loaded on board ships for the trip across the Atlantic Ocean. After World War II, the U.S. government gave airport control to the City of Venice, naming the city the airport sponsor through various federal grant assurances. After the September 11 attacks of 2001, local, state, and national authorities discovered that three of the 9/11 terrorists, Mohamed Atta,
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