AirportOscar Nominee Runtime: 137 minutes
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Airport is a drama film released in 1970. It is based on the book "Airport" by Arthur Hailey. . It's the predecessor to the 1974 film Airport 1975. The film stars Burt Lancaster as Mel Bakersfeld, Dean Martin as Vernon Demerest and Jean Seberg as Tanya Livingston. Airport was produced for $10,000,000. Since it's release it has grossed over $100,000,000 in ticket sales and $45,000,000 in rental and home sales.
Airport was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences in eight categories. It was an Oscar nominee for art direction , cinematography, costume design, film editing, music (original score), best picture, sound and writing (screenplay--based on material from another medium).