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The new gate area on the westside of concourse B at Denver International. (Photo: Denver International Airport)

Denver International Adds First New Gates in Expansion

Today, Denver International Airport unveiled four new gates in concourse B, the first addition from a long-awaited expansion project to begin use. The four new gates, located on the west side of the concourse, will be used by United Airlines starting this weekend. The new gates are part of a 39 gate expansion across the airport, with an additional seven gates under construction in concourse B. Concourse A will gain an additional 12 gates and concourse C will gain 16…

Danke Tegel: End of an Era for Long-Time Berlin Airport

Sunday, Nov. 8 marked the end of an era in Berlin, Germany, as Tegel Airport, the main airport which has represented the capital for decades, came to a close after more than 70 years of operation. The closure was confirmed following years of delays to the opening of the new…

Eau Claire: Western Wisconsin’s Gateway to the World

Located near the Chippewa River, the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (CVRA) has made consistent strides to connecting the people of Eau Claire, Wis. and Chippewa Falls to the outside world. The airport’s evolution from a grass field to the present-day two-runway airport has had Minneapolis ties since the beginning. But…

Qatar Airways Christens Second Runway at Berlin Brandenburg Airport

On Nov. 4, Qatar Airways marked the official opening of the second runway at Berlin Brandenburg Airport, bringing runway 25L online at the airport, which opened last weekend. The arrival onto runway 25L by the Qatar Airbus A350-900 WXB — registered A7-AMF — at 9:50 a.m. was then greeted by a…

A Mountain Between Them: The Airports of Charlottesville and Staunton,…

Situated on either side of one of the Appalachians many lengthy mountain chains, the airports of Charlottesville, Va. and Staunton, Va. have competed for personal pride and service. But only being located slightly over 30 minutes apart, the demand for the towns of over 20,000 and 40,000 have led to…

Guten Morgen, Berlin Brandenburg Airport

Nine years after the originally planned opening date, Berlin Brandenburg Airport has finally opened, bringing an end to the life of a part of a city filled with rich aviation industry. The opening of Brandenburg Airport will see Berlin Tegel Airpot close – 72 years after it opened – and…

Spooktober: Chicago O’Hare Sees a UFO

Earlier in this series, we explored the various conspiracies around Denver International Airport and the mysterious Mothman that roams the skies the Chicago. To conclude the Spooktober series, we will be focusing on the extraterrestrial, primarily unidentified flying objects — more commonly known as UFOs. Oddly enough, one of the…

EAS Round Up — Part 1

Essential Air Service (EAS) has been in the news frequently the past couple of months, and large airports aren't the only airports that have news to report on. This new series, titled 'EAS Round up' will touch on any news regarding the contracts in the EAS airport community. Whether it…

Spooktober: The Mothman of Chicago O’Hare

In this week’s edition of Spooktober, we explore something slightly more disturbing than the conspiracies of Denver International Airport. While the airport in Denver has a considerable amount of mystery it doesn’t really have beasts and monsters associated with it that much. That title is reserved for Chicago’s O’Hare International…

Spooktober: Denver International Airport Conspiracies

We take a break from our regularly scheduled programming to take a look at some of the more unusual happenings in aviation, after all, it is October and it is a spooky season. For the next three articles up until Halloween, we’ll be exploring airport conspiracies, UFOs sightings at airports,…