The Los Angeles Metropolitan Airport is now known as the Van Nuys Airport, situated in that latter city. The art deco control tower seen in the films was demolished in the 1960's.
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The airport is located at 6590 Hayvenhurst Avenue, west of Woodley Avenue, between Roscoe Blvd and Vanowen Street. The hangar seen in "Casablanca" is no longer on airport property, but still exists at 16217 Lindbergh Street. This is the rear of the hanger, the front (the filming side) faces Waterman Drive.


"Cock of the Air" (United Artists 1932) Directed by: Tom Buckingham. Cast: Chester Morris, Billie Dove.

"Sky Devils" (United Artists 1932) Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland. Cast: Spencer Tracy, William "Stage" Boyd.

"Flying Deuces" (RKO 1939) Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland. Cast: Laurel & Hardy, Jean Parker, Reginald Gardiner, Charles Middleton, James Finlayson.

"Junior G-Men" (Universal 1940) Directed by: Ford Beebe and John Rawlins. Cast: Billy Halop, Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell, Bernard Punsly, Kenneth Lundy, Harris Berger, Hally Chester, Kenneth Howell, Phillip Terry, Russell Hicks, Cy Kendall, Ben Taggart, Roger Daniels, Victor Zimmerman.

"Casablanca" (Warner Bros 1942) Directed by: Michael Curtiz. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre.

"Dragnet" (Universal 1987) Directed by: Tom Mankiewicz. Cast: Dan Aykroyd, Tom Hanks, Christopher Plummer, Harry Morgan, Alexandra Paul, Jack O'Halloran, Elizabeth Ashley, Dabney Coleman, Kathleen Freeman.