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If great design cured air travel woes, these airports would be set

Architects might not be able to assist you with that flight delay or baggage fee, but when it comes to designing an airport, they can create spaces that accommodate your frantic rush to a gate or make a layover a little less terrible. With holiday travel soon approaching, we took a look at new or significantly renovated terminals that stand out as some of the best a traveler could experience.

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