ILIS 1936

EXPO Stockholm 1936

The paved runways at Bromma in 1936
BIE-class Specialized exposition
Name Internationella Luftfartsutställningen i Stockholm
Building Stockholm Bromma Airport
Area 0.5 Ha
Countries 8
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
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 capital 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 was inaugurated on 23 May 1936, with the finish of an air race 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 flying boat facility just east of the city centre, currently used as ferry terminal. During the ILIS, visitors to Lindarängen could board a Swedish flying boat to fly over Stockholm.

The ILIS indoor display at Lindarängen

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