By Chris Whelan
March 28, 2022
Chris Whelan took a number of photographs in 2018 during the construction of the Fernandina Municipal Airport Terminal. paid a visit to the airport as the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance was coming to a close. Chris sent these photos shortly after the Concours. We apologize for our delay in sharing them with you.
Editor’s Note: Chris Whelan joined the United States Navy straight out of college in 1975 and served for 22 years as a Navy Aerographer’s Mate – the Navy’s meteorologists and oceanographers. Chris earned the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Broadcast Seal of Approval in 1994 and was an on-air meteorologist for the local television station WTLV starting in 1986 until he retired in 2004. Chris came to our island in 1991 and spends his time photographing the sights of our wonderful island, collecting and restoring vintage cameras, and being involved with local environmental issues, and enjoying his family. We thank Chris for his contributions to the Fernandina Observer.