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Don’t fret about the right time to get to the airport. Just ask maths.

Deciding on which time to arrive at the airport can be frustrating, anxiety-inducing, and – when discussed publicly – surprisingly polarising. The Atlantic’s Amanda Mull recently wrote about the divide between people who show up at the airport hours early and people who aim to arrive just as their gates […]
Don’t fret about the right time to get to the airport. Just ask maths.
Lifestyle

We Visited Singapore’s Outrageous Airport, And Were Totally Blown Away

Editor’s note: Business Insider Travel Editor Jennifer Polland visited Singapore’s Changi Airport last year, and was blown away by what she saw. With the Singapore Airshow open to the public this weekend, and it’s a great occasion to check out the world’s greatest airport, so we’ve republished her report. Singapore’s […]
We Visited Singapore’s Outrageous Airport, And Were Totally Blown Away
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The FBI Says It Has Stopped A Suicide Bomb Plot On Kansas Airport

Federal officials say they have arrested a man who planned on exploding a car bomb at the Wichita, Kansas airport. Terry Lee Loewen, 58, reportedly works as an avionics technician at the Wichita Mid-Continent Airport and was arrested there this morning. The FBI says he was trying to provide “terrorist […]
The FBI Says It Has Stopped A Suicide Bomb Plot On Kansas Airport
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James Franco Tweets From LAX In Midst Of Shooting

“Spring Breakers” actor James Franco is among the hundreds of people stuck at the Los Angeles International Airport after Friday’s deathly shooting. Franco posted a photo to Instagram from inside a plane sitting on the runway, writing: “At #lax Some s** tbag shot up the place.” “Bachelor” host Chris Harrison […]
James Franco Tweets From LAX In Midst Of Shooting
Lifestyle

Shooting At Los Angeles Airport — TSA Agent Killed, Several Injured

A shooting at Los Angeles International Airport this afternoon is believed to have left at least one person dead. Seven people have been injured and six were transported to local hospitals, according to airport officials. The TSA employees’ union has confirmed that a TSA agent died in the shooting. The […]
Shooting At Los Angeles Airport  —  TSA Agent Killed, Several Injured
Lifestyle

Plane Crash In Nigeria Kills At Least 13

At least 13 people are dead after a small passenger plane carrying 20 people crashed after it took off from the airport in Lagos, Nigeria, BBC reports. The death toll is still in flux, with Reuters reporting that 15 people died. The Associated Airlines plane was making a short domestic […]
Plane Crash In Nigeria Kills At Least 13
Lifestyle

Mystery Machine Gun Found In Closet At JFK Airport

A machine gun was found stashed in a closet at one of JFK Airport’s biggest terminals, ABC 7 reports. Police aren’t sure who owns the gun, according to the news station. The gun was found in a management closet, stored in a plastic case with no ammunition. Port Authority is […]
Mystery Machine Gun Found In Closet At JFK Airport
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TSA Agent With Fake Bomb Gets Past Security At Newark Airport

[credit provider=”Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images”] An undercover TSA inspector with a fake bomb stashed in his pants passed through a metal detector and a pat down and was cleared to board a commercial flight at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty Airport.The Transportation Security Administration told ABC News that the exercise […]
TSA Agent With Fake Bomb Gets Past Security At Newark Airport
Lifestyle

These 10 Airports Are Redefining How We Travel

[credit provider=”westher / Creative Commons” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/westher/5632043197/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] travelling is super fun. What isn’t? The airport. Airports are awkward pauses that delay adventures. Yet, they’re essential.More than four-fifths of U.S. citizens have flown on a commercial aeroplane, and there are more than 50,000 airports in the world. Travel is more accessible than […]
These 10 Airports Are Redefining How We Travel
Lifestyle

24 Hours In An Airport

[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/pocholapantera/2322294624/”] THE MAN in the aisle seat was talking to me about the woman he liked to travel with. She would fly into JFK once a year and they would make their way to the West Coast; he would visit her home country of Iceland regularly and, when he […]
24 Hours In An Airport
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Seven Crazy Details From The Belgian Diamond Heist That Will Definitely Get Turned Into A Movie

[credit provider=”ABC News” url=”http://abcnews.go.com/2020/video/diamond-heist-brussels-airport-tarmac-450-million-stolen-18535475″] Earlier it was reported that armed men stole as much as $67 million worth of diamonds from the Brussels airport.Other reports — including the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Belgium broadcaster VRT — said the loot may have been worth closer to $350 million.
Seven Crazy Details From The Belgian Diamond Heist That Will Definitely Get Turned Into A Movie
Tech

Google Wants To Build An $82 Million Airport Just For Executives

[credit provider=”© Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation”] Google’s grip on Silicon Valley is about to stretch even further.The search giant has proposed building an $82 million private airport for executive travel at Mineta San Jose International Airport, reports the local SF Bay Area CBS affiliate.
Google Wants To Build An $82 Million Airport Just For Executives
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A Box Of Human Heads Was Shipped From Rome To Chicago’s O’Hare Airport

[credit provider=”Orin Zebest/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/orinrobertjohn/1806006866/”] A box of 18 human heads designated for a potentially suspicious research facility in suburban Chicago has been detained at O’Hare Airport.The heads, shipped from Rome, were meant for a facility that is “under investigation,” The Chicago Sun-Times reported Monday, citing an unnamed source.
A Box Of Human Heads Was Shipped From Rome To Chicago’s O’Hare Airport
Lifestyle

The 10 US Airports With The Best Airport Hotels Nearby

[credit provider=”Marriot” url=”http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-photos/waspt-residence-inn-arlington-pentagon-city/”] Anyone who’s ever had the harrowing experience of staying at an airport hotel because of a delayed flight will tell you its not that fun.But for people looking for a convenient place to stay or business travellers who are in and out of their destinations, airport hotels […]
The 10 US Airports With The Best Airport Hotels Nearby
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This Adman Was Arrested At An Airport For Having A Bomb-Like Watch

Advertising creative Geoffrey McGann’s weekend travel disaster teaches us to rethink our airport accessorizing choices.McGann — who spent 15 years at W+K, worked at 72andSunny, and is currently the ECD at So-Cal based Generator Content — was arrested at Oakland airport Friday and held on $150,000 bond for having a […]
This Adman Was Arrested At An Airport For Having A Bomb-Like Watch
Lifestyle

There’s A New Pop-Up Park In London’s Heathrow Airport

[credit provider=”Heathrow Airport” url=”http://mediacentre.heathrowairport.com/Press-releases/TURFING-THE-TERMINAL-AT-HEATHROW-34a.aspx”] London’s Heathrow Airport is sprucing up Terminal 5 with a pop-up park for passengers to unwind in before their flights.The new indoor green space, which opened last week, is designed to serve as a relaxing area for “de-stressing” before a plane ride with grass, hedges, plants, […]
There’s A New Pop-Up Park In London’s Heathrow Airport
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These Are The Airports Most Likely To Start A Pandemic

[credit provider=”Flickr/chaseoblack” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/chaseohblack/5725946703/”] When a new or dangerous virus breaks out in a small town in Africa, it isn’t likely to go far. But, if that same disease travels through a large international airport, there’s no way to stop it from spreading to multiple cities.In 2002 the new coronavirus SARS […]
These Are The Airports Most Likely To Start A Pandemic