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Airport (movie)

Airport is a 1970 film which tells the story of an airport manager trying to keep his Midwest airport open during a snowstorm, whilst a bomber plots to blow up an airplane.

It stars Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, Jean Seberg, Jacqueline Bisset, George Kennedy[?], Helen Hayes, Van Heflin[?], Maureen Stapleton[?], Barry Nelson[?], Dana Wynter[?], Lloyd Nolan[?], Barbara Hale[?] and Gary Collins[?].

The movie was adapted by George Seaton from the novel by Arthur Hailey. It was directed by Seaton and Henry Hathaway[?].

It won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (Helen Hayes), and was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Maureen Stapleton), Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design (Edith Head), Best Film Editing, Best Music, Original Score, Best Picture, Best Sound and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium.

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