Airports

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One Stunning Image Captures 8 Hours of Departures at LAX

A snapshot of Los Angeles's famously bustling airport. 

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Why 2,000 Passengers Just Rioted at an Airport in China

Signs were knocked down and computers were smashed. 

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Mumbai's Snazzy New Airport Terminal

Inspired by a dancing peacock and covered with artifacts and art.

Boston's Outgoing Mayor Spent 20 Years Putting His Name on Everything

Thomas M. Menino leaves his successor with a particular problem.

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Neurotic Travelers Get a Holiday Gift From Google Street View

The service has started mapping airports and other transportation hubs.

British Airways

This Amazing Billboard Interacts With Planes That Fly Over It

Finally, an awesome use of surveillance technology. 

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Austin's Airport Is Full of Dive-Bombing Bats

Bruce Wayne would feel exceptionally at home inside this Transylvania-style airport.

This Robotic, Self-Propelling Airplane Suitcase Is Utterly Ridiculous

This sad luggage can't climb stairs and will phone you like a needy friend if you outrun it.

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Apple Maps Directed Drivers Onto an Actual Airport Taxiway

Oops.

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Eerie Photos of a French Ghost Town

Goussainville-Vieux Pays was once a thriving farming village. The opening of Charles de Gaulle Airport changed that.

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JFK's Most Famous Terminal May Soon Be Transformed Into a Flashy Hotel

The Eero Saarinen-designed TWA Flight Center is finally, maybe, getting a second life.

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Mesmerizing Public Art of the Day: A Video Installation to Distract LAX Travelers

Will this really "bring back the romance" of travel?

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Massive Flames Engulf Nairobi's Airport

International passengers are still stranded while officials come up with alternative plans.

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Why Don't More U.S. Airports Connect to Amtrak?

A new federal report says the costs of intermodal air-and-rail hubs outweigh the benefits in all but a "limited number of places."

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How North Korea Commissions Architects

Meet the Hong Kong architecture firm currently in favor with Kim Jong Un.

National Archives

40-Year-Old Images Show East Boston Grappling With an Expanding Logan Airport

The photographer, while visiting the site again in 2010 said, "none of this is familiar."

Jeffrey Millstein

The Strange Beauty of Airports Photographed From Above

Jeffrey Milstein has turned a lifelong fascination with airplanes into a gorgeous portrait series of jet hubs.

Dirk Brockmann

We've Been Looking at the Spread of Global Pandemics All Wrong

Redrawn maps of the world's air-transport network could change the way we track disease from city to city.

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Wanted: An App That Calculates Wait Times Straight to Your Airport Gate

A group of entrepreneurs are working on technology that could vastly improve the universally terrible experience of airports.