Airline Drive-In

3312 Airline Highway,
Baton Rouge, LA 70805

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The Airline Drive-In was operating by 1955. It was the first of the Baton Rouge drive-ins to close permanently, presumably for the building of an interstate extension in the area in the early-1970’s. It existed into 1970, shortly after the Gulf States chain had debuted their Showtown Twin at the opposite end of Airline Highway, and was then closed and razed soon after.

Contributed by Fred Sliman

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rivest266 on January 11, 2012 at 6:54 pm

USGS aerial from the 1950’s and early 1951 ad uploaded here.

jwmovies on August 31, 2012 at 7:21 pm

This drive-in was located to SE of the Hwys 61/110 interchange. The ramp leading from 110 to 61 east crosses approx. where the entrance was.

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