An airport is a hub of aviation transportation. It may be large and commercial, or small and private, with runways and buildings for the take off, landing, and maintenance of airplanes and helicopters. It also has control towers, hangars, and terminals. Air travel is convenient and popular, with the International Air Travel Association (IATA) estimating that 9 million people travel by air every day.
Authored by AH. Last updated 2014-11-24 12:21:52.
This airport directory, started in 2012, comprises information about publicly-owned airports and privately-owned airports in the USA. The photo on this page depicts an airport terminal and control tower silhouetted at sunset.
Air traffic controllers help ensure the travel safety of both commercial and private aircraft. Learn more about the role of air traffic controllers with this helpful article.
Many people need to rent a vehicle while traveling for vacation or business purposes, and almost all major airports provide a selection of car rental companies on site. This photo shows an airport sign directing travelers to rental car desks.
Regional airports in Tasmania are fighting it out to be the base of the proposed Qantas pilot training college, with stakeholders in Launceston and Devonport hopeful the airline giant will choose their cities.
Carla Howarth. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:57:12 +1000.
After self-tinting glass was installed at gate A28 at Dallas Fort Worth airport and at an adjacent burger joint, sales rocketed, with fliers lingering because there's less heat and glare.
Daily Mail. Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:43:42 +0100.