Airport news

U.S. airports with the fewest delays

U.S. airports with the fewest delays

Using the Department of Transportation's data for 2011, we’ve ranked the 25 busiest airports in the U.S. by their flight delays.
Brett Ackroyd
Time-lapse take offs and landings

Time-lapse take offs and landings

We’re not sure why, but we find an airport becomes a much more fascinating spectacle when viewed through time-lapse photography – even more so, when set to an epic soundtrack. Check out some of our favorite time-lapse airport videos.
Brett Ackroyd
Expedited security screening: TSA pre-check

Expedited security screening: TSA pre-check

Savvy frequent flyers looking to ease and expedite the airport security screening process take note – there’s a government-run service aimed at you.
Brett Ackroyd
TSA to ditch 200 body scanners

TSA to ditch 200 body scanners

Congress has demanded nearly 200 controversial full-body scanners be removed from airport security checkpoints across the country in June because of privacy concerns.
Brett Ackroyd
Age of the aerotropolis

Age of the aerotropolis

A recent article in the Washington Post reports on the rise of the aerotropolis. Put simply, an aerotropolis is a city built around an airport.
Brett Ackroyd
Airport yoga: ‘Down dogs’ before departure

Airport yoga: ‘Down dogs’ before departure

Everyone seems to have a pre-flight routine these days. Rigorous exercise, a good book, and, of course, the bar are popular choices. But Burlington International Airport in Vermont offers an unconventional option: yoga.
Jerry Chandler
Cool airports: Manchester-Boston Regional

Cool airports: Manchester-Boston Regional

If you live north of Boston you’re within decent driving distance of one of the coolest small airports around – Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.
Jerry Chandler
Airport eats: Encounter Restaurant at LAX

Airport eats: Encounter Restaurant at LAX

Los Angeles International Airport plays host to one of my favorite airport restaurants in the U.S. - Encounter Restaurant. You know the food is good when the locals come to the airport for a meal.
Jerry Chandler
Cool airports: Long Beach

Cool airports: Long Beach

Long Beach Airport has an art deco, retro ambiance, but it's also getting some updates during a stylish $140 million makeover.
Jerry Chandler