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Pacific Northern Airlines

 Organization

Historical Note

Also known as Pacific Northern Alaska Service, PNA, and Woodley Airlines, it operated from the 1950s to 1967, when it was acquired by Western Airlines. During its operational history, Pacific Northern Airlines primarily served the state of Alaska from Anchorage and Seattle, Washington.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Wayne Byron Airline Pilot Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2009-06-05
Contents of the Collection The Arthur Wayne Byron Airline Pilot Collection is comprised of primarily textual materials with some photographs that document Byron's commercial pilot career with Western Airlines and Delta Airlines. Materials date from mid-1940s through the 1980s.Textual materials include pilot logs dating from 1955-1987; organizational records for Western Airlines, including documents related to the merger of Western Airlines and Pacific Northern Airlines in 1967, as well as the merger of...

Larry Michelsen Pacific Northern Airlines textual materials

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1985-02-20
Contents of the Collection The Larry Michelsen Pacific Northern Airlines (PNA) textual materials is a small collection of assorted newspaper clippings about PNA, circa 1959 and a photocopy of a merger decision for Western-Pacific Northern by the Civil Aeronautics Board, 1967. Many of the clippings are from unidentified newspapers, although some include identifying information. The materials are bound in a booklet with a front label, "Western-Pacific Northern Merger - Art Quinn." It is unknown who collected the clippings.

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