Posts Tagged ‘airports’
 

 
Vacant jetways line the main pier of Berlin Brandenburg Airport. (Photo by Muns via wikimedia, CC-BY)

New Berlin Airport Faces More Delays, Won’t Open Before 2014

In a new embarrassment for the city, the opening of Berlin's new main airport has been postponed again after several previous delays.
by AFP
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Afghanistan to Open Third International Airport in Early 2012

Mazar-e Sharif International Airport, located near the capital of Balkh Province in northern Afghanistan, will be the country's third international airport when completed in 2012.
by BNO News
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What’s Wrong With Airports? 15 Things Every Airport Needs

For a whole host of reasons, airports are often bewildering, maddening places. Here are 15 things no airport terminal should be without.
by Patrick Smith
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Holding Up to Heavy Metal: What Airport Runways Are Made Of

A mile of runway can take you anywhere. We take a look beneath the surface to see how runways are engineered and maintained.
by Gabe Andino
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Photos: Behind-the-Scenes at an Airport Rescue Exercise

Emergency responders in Seattle recently took part in a massive rescue exercise at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, simulating hostage situations, plane crashes and bombings. Here's an inside look.
by Tad Carlson
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