what adaptor works with macbook air and a vga plug

i have an old monitor with VGA plug and a new MacBook Air...how to connect? tried the mini dvi to vga but the mini portion doesn't plug into the Air

Apple Mini DVI to VGA Adapter

Apple Mini DVI to VGA Adapter

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    Apple has updated the display output and no longer uses the mini-dvi port. The MacBook Air (and all new Macs) use the Thunderbolt (also called mini display port). You need a mini-displayport to VGA adapter.
    It is part # MB572Z.