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PHOTO STORY: Behind-the-Scenes at One of America’s Oldest Airports

Since the dawn of the Jet Age, air travel has revolutionized how the world works. Before it was inconceivable to think that you could hop on an airplane at night, then in the morning wake up on the other side of the world. Air travel has managed to make our vast planet ever so smaller, families across the world can now see each other, the global economy keeps churning, and the aerospace industry advances on new frontiers. But in a…

The Evolution of Chicago O’Hare

On Sunday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel announced the next step of Chicago O’Hare’s multi-million dollar modernization, including plans for a new runway and the potential for terminal enhancements and more gates. “The Mayor’s goal for the airport is straightforward: to make it the best airport in the world,” said Chicago…

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Airport Operations?

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This Week in Aviation: 5 Things to Watch

With the airline and aviation constantly changing, our team has begun a new series titled "This Week in Aviation." Each Monday morning we will give readers a quick outlook on what to expect for the upcoming week.  Continued Speculation About a Spirit and Frontier Merger Last week headliners were shocked…

UK Government Continues to Delay Third Heathrow Runway

Earlier this month the United Kingdom's government, led by David Cameron, extended the delay on the announcement of a new runway in the Northwest portion of Heathrow Airport, leading to many frustrated figures inside politics and around the business industry. Following the release of the Davies Commission in July, which was…

Airports Honor Paris, Following Attacks

Following the tragic terrorist attacks in Paris that left at least 129 people dead and many others wounded, government buildings, landmarks, and other public places alike have been lit up with red, white, and blue lights, the French flag's colors, out of reverence for the City of Paris. Similar to…

Almost the Happiest Place on Earth: Disney’s Abandoned Airport

The happiest place on earth is missing one thing for the avid avgeek; an airport. However, Disney World’s airport is, in fact, hiding in plain site for visitors to the park. Although no longer in service, the runway for the former airport is still visible from World Drive for those…

SLC Plans For a Facelift

Add Salt Lake City International Airport to the growing list of United States airports that have planned a terminal renovation. Salt Lake City announced this week that the airport is planning a new $1.8 billion terminal to replace most of the current structure. The airport is well over its max…

MIA: 85 Years and Going Strong

Miami International Airport has a history filled with numerous airlines, different names and even different locations. Originally, Pan Am owned the then named 36th Street Airport, but in 1945, the city of Miami raised the funds to buy the airport and combined it with the army airfield to the south.…