Airport 1975 is a 1974 disaster film and the first sequel to the successful 1970 film Airport. It stars Charlton Heston and Karen Black and is directed by Jack Smight. Airport ’77 is the next film in the franchise. Both films were typical blockbusters — hits at the box office and failures among critics. Airport 1975 was included in the book 1978 book “The Fifty Worst Films of All Time”.