I’m sure, if you’re like most people, the words “best” and “airport” usually don’t go together, but Changi Airport in Singapore could very well be the best airport in the world!
Some strange things happen at these places, and we’re not just talking about the uncomfortable security patdowns.
I haven’t been this fondled since I came across a Republican congressman in the men’s bathroom!
Virgin America’s employees get to have a little fun with their signs and it’s amazing.
What it’s like on the other side of the check-in counter.
You can’t really get too mad at this, after all… we let it happen.
Built in 1962 and abandoned in 1991 when TWA went out of business, this terminal has sat untouched for over 25 years. Photographer Max Touhey paid the place a visit and captured its retro abandoned beauty.
Welcome to Kai Tak Airport which was, for a while, the main airport of Hong Kong. This airport was well known for its runway that jutted out into the sea, a vector that forced large airplanes to descend through nearby skyscrapers, and a manual maneuver called the ‘Hong Kong turn’ that forced all incoming flights to make a quick turn to line up to the runway, it was known as the world’s most dangerous airport. After 12 air disasters that claimed 270 lives, Kai Tak was finally closed for good in 1998.
Princess Juliana Airport on the island of San Maarten in the Caribbean is a unique airport in that the short runway necessitates some incredibly low landings. As a matter of fact, tourists will often gather on the beach next to the runway to experience the blast from the airplanes roaring overhead.
Part airport, part rollercoaster!