Here’s an airport trend we’re thoroughly enjoying.
Ontario International Airport (ONT) in California is partnering with the City of Ontario and Street Food Cinema for a series of free drive-in movies.
The films are going to be shown on two 50-foot screens over four different nights on the northeast corner of the airport property.
And movie-goers will be able to tune into the film audio on their car radios.
The first movie on the schedule is “Ford v. Ferrari,” on June 19.
This is a perfect choice because many scenes in the film are shot at ONT.
The other movies to be shown at ONT Airport will be “The Sandlot” on July 3, “Princess Bride” on July 17, and “Napoleon Dynamite” on July 31.
Showtime for all four nights is 8:30 p.m.
The free movie series hopes to bring people together at a safe social distance (in their cars). The series will also support local food banks by encouraging movie-goers to bring donations of boxed food.
And it turns out the City of Ontario and Ontario International Airport (ONT) have a rich film tradition.
Movies such as “Argo,” “Catch Me If You Can,” “A League of Their Own” and “Up In The Air” are among the dozens of features shot in town over the years.
This is definitely a nomination for “Airport Amenity of the Week.”