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Google Founders can land on NASA Airport

Sep 13 2007, 1:40am CDT | by

Google Founders can land on NASA Airport
 
 

The Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin struck a deal with NASA to be able to land and park their wide-body Boeing 767-200 and two Gulfstream Vs jets.

No private planes are generally allowed to land at Moffett Field, an airport run by NASA. If you know Silicon Valley, than you know how close the location of Moffett Field airport is to the Google head quarters. It is ideal for the apparently very jet-set Google founders. Google pays $1.3 million per year to NASA for this perk. They apparently also carry NASA scientific gear on the plans, which just sounds like an excuse for the deal.
More details on NY Times.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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