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This Day in History (1960): Dhahran employees visit new airport

Students and employees on training assignment among those on trip to see construction of Dhahran terminal.

This Day in History (1960): Dhahran employees visit new airport

From the Aug. 10, 1960, edition of the Sun and Flare

Last week, an Aramco group composed of Saudi college student employees, members of the Dhahran District Engineering department staff and three full-time Saudi employees on training assignments at universities in the United States, toured the Dhahran Airfield terminal building now under constructions.


The three Saudi Aramco employees, here for the summer, will return to the U.S. in the fall to continue their training programs.


The Saudi college student group includes students from schools in the U.S. and the Middle East.


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