1503 Holland Road
Suffolk, VA 23434
Phone: (757) 514-5600
Fax: (757) 539-6236
Suffolk'S Executive Airport is one of the best kept airports that ensures every flight has a smooth takeoff and landing. Runways, taxi ways, hangers, departure lounges, fueling facilities, security and parking arrangements have to be seen to be believed. The 2-day Festival of Flight which takes place here each May attracts families in plenty, and gives kids a real hands-on education in the intricacies of aviation.
The Naval Medical Center Portsmouth or the Naval Hospital Portsmouth, was constructed by architect John Haviland in 1827. This hospital is known to be the oldest operational hospital in the Navy medical system and is a nationally-recognized center for healthcare services, research and education.
Home to one of the largest naval bases in the world, Norfolk enchants visitors with their rich history and burgeoning art scene. Its cultural heritage makes it a true gem of the American South.
Temple Israel was founded in 1952 and rightly describes itself as a vibrant, egalitarian and conservative Jewish congregation. This is where one can come to witness traditional Jewish celebrations and festivals like the Shabbat, Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)and live events that take place in an average Jew's life. Offering even educational courses for those seeking information on Judaism, this temple is more than a place of worship.
The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral owes its origins to one of the earliest Greek immigrants, George Christopoulos who raised money to set up a community parish where fellow immigrants could come together and worship. Serving more than 700 families, this church is truly living in every sense. Community events are organized for youth, adults and kids. Check website for details.
Aberdeen Gardens is a community that was planned for the resettlement of African Americans. Built in 1934, its construction included several houses, stores and gardens spread over 440 acres (180 hectares). This neighborhood is featured on the National Register of Historic Places.