16th to 18th centuries: Early Spanish settlement, 2.2 Hydrology Additional cargo carriers serving Miami, Parks Class of 2001 The first airport on the site of MIA opened in the 1920s and was known as Miami City Airport Pan American World Airways opened an expanded facility adjacent to City Airport Pan American Field in 1928 Pan American Field was built on 116 acres of land on 36th Street and was the only mainland airport in the eastern United States that had port of entry facilities Its runways were located around the threshold of today's Runway 26R Eastern Airlines began to serve Pan American Field in 1931 followed by National Airlines in 1936 National used a terminal on the opposite side of LeJeune Road from the airport and would stop traffic on the road in order to taxi aircraft to and from its terminal Miami Army Airfield opened in 1943 during the Second World War to the south of Pan American Field: the runways of the two were originally separated by railroad tracks but the two airfields were listed in some directories as a single facility Following World War II in 1945 the City of Miami established a Port Authority and raised bond revenue to purchase Pan American Field which had been since renamed 36th Street Airport from Pan Am it merged with the former Miami Army Airfield which was purchased from the United States Army Air Force south of the railroad in 1949 and expanded further in 1951 when the railroad line itself was moved south to make more room the old terminal on 36th Street was closed in 1959 when the center modern passenger terminal (since greatly expanded) opened United States Air Force Reserve troop carrier and rescue squadrons also operated from the airport from 1949 through 1959 when the last unit relocated to nearby Homestead Air Force Base (now Homestead Air Reserve Base). High schools Enterprise Florida the state's economic development agency identifies "Southeast Florida" as one of eight economic regions used by the agency and other state and outside entities including the Florida Department of Transportation Some entities alternately designate this region "South Florida" Its definition includes much of the same territory as Lamme and Oldakowski's report (except the Gulf Coast and much of the interior Glades region) as well as additional area it includes Monroe County (the Keys) and the three metropolitan counties of Miami-Dade Broward and Palm Beach, Human habitation in the southern portion of the Florida peninsula dates to 15,000 years ago Before European colonization the region was dominated by the native Calusa and Tequesta tribes With Spanish colonization both tribes declined gradually during the following two centuries the Seminole formed from mostly Creek people who had been warring to the North assimilated other peoples and created a new culture after being forced from northern Florida into the Everglades during the Seminole Wars of the early 19th century After adapting to the region they were able to resist removal by the United States Army, A satellite image of the Everglades taken in March 2019; Southern Air Anchorage Cincinnati Hong Kong 1980s to 1990s Fort Lauderdale 165,521 152,397 Broward Tampa 70/51 73/54 77/58 81/62 88/69 90/74 90/75 91/76 89/74 85/67 78/60 72/54 Extent and data Boynton Beach 68,217 60,389 Palm Beach. . School of Hospitality and Tourism Management Delray Beach Silver Service Tri-Rail 7 Further reading 4.3 Fire Climate data for Miami (MIA) 1981-2010 normals,[a] extremes 1895-present[b] Miami Florida Business directory. !
Airports Miami International University of Art & Design (private), Key West Historic District, Air Transport International Initially most residents wanted to name the city "Flagler" However Henry Flagler was adamant that the new city would not be named after him So on July 28 1896 the City of Miami named after the Miami River was incorporated with 502 voters including 100 registered black voters the blacks provided the primary labor force for the building of Miami. Clauses in land deeds confined blacks to the northwest section of Miami which became known as "Colored Town" (today's Overtown). Cooper City Perez Art Museum in Downtown Miami, 7 Restoration Elementary schools: 20 External links Everglades restoration received $96 million of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 As a result of the stimulus package a mile-long (1.6 km) bridge to replace the Tamiami Trail a road that borders Everglades National Park to the north and has blocked water from reaching the southern Everglades was begun by the Army Corps of Engineers in December 2009 the next month work began to reconstruct the C-111 canal east of the park that historically diverted water into Florida Bay Governor Charlie Crist announced the same month that $50 million of state funds would be earmarked for Everglades restoration in May 2010 5.5 miles (8.9 km) of bridges were proposed to be added to the Tamiami Trail. A turning point came for development in the Everglades at the proposal in the late 1960s for an expanded airport after Miami International Airport outgrew its capacities the new jetport was planned to be larger than O'Hare Dulles JFK and LAX airports combined, and the chosen location was 6 miles (9.7 km) north of Everglades National Park the first sentence of the U.S Department of Interior study of the environmental impact of the jetport read "Development of the proposed jetport and its attendant facilities . will inexorably destroy the south Florida ecosystem and thus the Everglades National Park" When studies indicated the proposed jetport would create 4,000,000 US gallons (15,000,000 L) of raw sewage a day and 10,000 short tons (9,100 t) of jet engine pollutants a year the project met staunch opposition the New York Times called it a "blueprint for disaster" and Wisconsin senator Gaylord Nelson wrote to President Richard Nixon voicing his opposition: "It is a test of whether or not we are really committed in this country to protecting our environment." Governor Claude Kirk withdrew his support for the project and Marjory Stoneman Douglas was persuaded at 79 years old to go on tour to give hundreds of speeches against it Nixon instead established Big Cypress National Preserve announcing it in the Special Message to the Congress Outlining the 1972 Environmental Program. Florida Grand Opera 5 Ecosystems, El Al Tel Aviv After desegregation Bethune Elementary was converted into a head-start school. By focusing on these students will gain a better understanding of Political economy These are tools that would help future business people bridge the economic and political gap between countries, 1970 1,267,792 35.6% 4 Railroad access, (Miami-Dade County) 2,253,362 2,496,435 2,761,581 +10.62% Primera Casa 1969 In the 2010s there was a second skyscraper building boom! Dade-Collier Training and Transition Airport TNT KTNT Miami-Dade ??? ??O ??? ?FO School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, See also: National Register of Historic Places listings in Miami Florida Miami Florida Business directory; Satellite imagery of the Miami Metropolitan Area The formation of the Central American Isthmus closed the Central American Seaway at the end of the Pliocene 2.8 Ma ago the formation of the isthmus resulted in the migration and extinction of many land-living animals known as the Great American Interchange but the closure of the seaway resulted in a "Great American Schism" as it affected ocean currents salinity and temperatures in both the Atlantic and Pacific Marine organisms on both sides of the isthmus became isolated and either diverged or went extinct. 7.3 Invasive species 2.2 Post-war history Further information: Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department.