<

Video: A day in the life of an airport

Here’s a time lapse and tilt shift video of a day in Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan. It’s a wonderful look into the puzzle of how a big time airport works but is also totally beautiful to see the lights of airplanes land and fly out of the runway. It’s like man made moving stars skimming across the sky. Just beautiful. » 7/19/15 2:16pm 7/19/15 2:16pm

This Airport Lets You Feel Your Destination's Weather Before Taking Off

If you’re sitting at the airport and can hardly wait to get to your warm, tropical destination, you can get a small taste of the weather there before you even set foot on the airplane. The largest airport in Stockholm, Sweden, now has a nifty room called a “climate portal” that simulates weather conditions at your… » 7/02/15 1:50pm 7/02/15 1:50pm

Feast Your Eyes On This Mesmerizing Timelapse Of Airport Logistics

The logistics involved in maintaining the constant flow of machinery in and around an airport is a thing of modern beauty. Add in a breathtaking mountain backdrop lined with a golden sun and Salt Lake City International Airport is basically an highly choreographed work of art. » 2/25/15 7:50pm 2/25/15 7:50pm

How Long Will I Be Stuck in This Airport? A Thanksgiving Travel Forecast

If you're one of the tens of thousands of people who are trapped in one of the United States' many fine airports on this Thanksgiving Eve, you may find yourself wondering when the hell you're going to get out of here and on to your destination. Here's a quick forecast for your (eventual) departure. » 11/26/14 3:06pm 11/26/14 3:06pm

British Airport Gets A Poop-Powered Shuttle Bus

England's Bath Bus Company began shuttling customers from the city of Bath to Bristol Airport 19 miles away on Thursday, using a 40-seat bus that is powered by human waste and food scraps. The bus is the first of its kind in the U.K. and can run up to 300 kilometers (186 miles) on a tank. » 11/23/14 4:31pm 11/23/14 4:31pm

The LAX Makeover Will Be An Absolute Nightmare For Travelers

The nation's third-largest airport, LAX, is in the midst of a renovation project called "LAneXt," that will last the next few years. The last major renovation for the airport happened before the Summer Olympics 30 years ago, and officials say this multi-billion dollar project will be painful. » 5/08/14 1:16pm 5/08/14 1:16pm

Airports Are Pretty Awesome When They're Not Stressing You Out

The default emotions in airports are pretty much all negative. You're either late, exhausted, frustrated, hungry, regretting Panda Express, remembering all the crucial things that were in the checked bag you'll never see again, or composing a complaint letter/Tweet in your head. But airports are also beautiful. » 12/08/13 4:20pm 12/08/13 4:20pm

Safe Airports Are a Myth

Shotguns are not allowed through airport security. But what does that matter if you can build one from items purchased in an airport gift shop? The break-action shotgun pictured above was made from Red Bull cans, a hair dryer, batteries and a can of Axe body spray – and it can blast a handful of pocket change through… » 12/03/13 2:24pm 12/03/13 2:24pm