ILIS 1936

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EXPO Stockholm 1936
Bromma flygplats invigning 1936a.jpg
The paved runways at Bromma in 1936
Overview
BIE-class Specialized exposition
Name Internationella Luftfartsutställningen i Stockholm
Building Stockholm Bromma Airport
Location
Country Sweden
City Stockholm
Venue Lindarängen
Coordinates 59°20.382′N 18°7.717′E / 59.339700°N 18.128617°E / 59.339700; 18.128617
Timeline
Awarded October 23, 1934 (1934-10-23)
Opening May 15, 1936 (1936-05-15)
Closure June 1, 1936 (1936-06-01)
Specialized expositions
Next Second International Aeronautic Exhibition in Helsinki
Universal expositions
Previous Brussels International Exposition (1935) in Brussels
Next Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne in Paris

The ILIS 1936 (Swedish: Internationella Luftfartsutställningen i Stockholm) was an international aviation exhibition held in the Swedish Captital Stockholm. It was the first specialized exposition recognized by the Bureau of International Expositions.[1] The exposition was held to celebrate the opening of Bromma airport, Europe's first with paved runways. Bromma has been inaugurated on 23 May 1936, with the finish of an airrace across Sweden that started the day before. At Bromma some airshows took place on 24 and 25 May 1936.[2] The indoor and static exhibition was held at Lindarängen[3][4] a flyingboat facility just east of the city centre, currently used as ferryterminal. During the ILIS visitors to Lindarängen could board a Swedish flyingboat to fly over Stockholm.

The ILIS indoor display at Lindarängen

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