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


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


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



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


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