Leaded gasoline is still sold in Afghanistan, Algeria, Iraq, Myanmar, North Korea, and Yemen. Most think that the brain-damaging additive was banned in the U.S in 1995, but not for 167,000 piston-engined aircraft that use leaded aviation fuel.
May 21, 2014 Chicago Tribune
"Each region is closer to a particular airport than any other," explains the creator of what's called a spherical Voronoi diagram. The diagram illustrates just how far that airport is.
Apr 13, 2014 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
The Port Authority is reviewing development proposals for a $2.4 billion project to renovate New York City’s notoriously derelict La Guardia Airport. Renderings from one proposal have also hit the wire.
Mar 19, 2014 New York Post
Why can't California make it easier for its millions of visitors, and residents, to travel from airports to urban centers via direct rail routes? The state is investing billions in its rail and air infrastructure, but can't seem to connect the two.
Jun 28, 2013 Zocalo Public Square
Unbounded by budgetary concerns, lengthy approvals processes, or NIMBY neighbors, China is building 100 new airports over the next two years. Does their process offer any lessons for how to fix America's crumbling air infrastructure?
Apr 5, 2013 The New York Times
Air travel is a notoriously wasteful mode. But one airport is taking huge leaps towards sustainability. Julie Rose reports on Charlotte Douglas International's comprehensive recycling and composting program.
Dec 20, 2012 NPR
Often depicted as drivers of local economies, airports have struggled to stay profitable as passenger air travel continues to languish. Steve Malaga presents the case that throwing money at this particular problem can actually make things worse.
Nov 21, 2012 City Journal
Bill Hooper looks at the global effort to reinvent the airport as a place where people will actually <em>want</em> to spend time.
Aug 20, 2012 Fast Company Co.Exist
As airlines cut service to small and mid-sized cities, once bustling airports now find whole terminals vacated, and are looking to find new revenue models for the vacated space, reports Jane L. Levere.
Jul 12, 2012 The New York Times
Nearly 10 years in the works, a connector between Oakland International Airport and the BART transit system is taking shape.
Jan 8, 2012 The Contra Costa Times