Big lines and long distances to walk have plagued airports since the dawn of the jet age. New designs and technologies haven't helped much, even if they're visually impressive.
Cheap, powerful, and more widely used by greater numbers of people, drones are causing a headache at supposedly secure locations worldwide.
If you're flying during the holidays, you may encounter some emotional support animals. The practice has ticked off many people, especially the airlines. A veterinarian looks at the issues.
If you disagree with the political slant of the network, it might color your views of others in the room – and change your behavior.
It's not as simple as just hiring more immigration officers.
The UK's alcohol problems aren't limited to high streets – so why are airports allowed to flout the rules?
Mexico City desperately needs a new airport. It also needs more green space. One landscape architect thinks the Mexican capital's new Norman Foster-designed international airport can be both.
Cities are expanding upwards and downwards, as well as outwards. With urban density also increasing, moving people efficiently around the city, often using ageing infrastructure, is quite a challenge.
Magpies living near airports are less likely to flee from the sound of passing planes, new research shows. But it's unclear whether this makes them more or less likely to actually get hit.
We often rush by without looking, but America’s rich spiritual and religious life is reflected in these sanctuaries.
Airports are caught in a bind, relying on income from parking fees but under pressure to make sure fewer passengers pay them. Vote with your wallet.
Berliner's may have won the latest battle to keep Tegel airport open, but they are unlikely to win the war.
Major airports around the world will see more frequent flight restrictions in the coming decades because of increasingly common hot temperatures.
More reason for a quiet night.
London's Gatwick Airport has installed thousands of virtual beacons to help passengers navigate when GPS won't work inside.
The U.S. is considering expanding a ban it imposed in March on several Middle Eastern countries to all flights from Europe. A close look suggests the meager benefits just aren't worth the high costs.
A round airport would let more flights take off in a smaller space, but the technology is nowhere near ready to make it work.
Building a second Sydney airport will be a demanding engineering project. But the real challenge will be one of governance needed to choreograph the mix of old and new city that will surround it.
Those backing Heathrow's proposed new runway want to depoliticise the issue entirely. But hard choices are inevitable.
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