All posts tagged “airport

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Largest airport in the world

I just finished scrolling through these photos (from the Atlantic) of Beijing Daxing International Airport, which is currently under construction about 46 kilometers south of Tiananmen Square. The first phase is expected to open in the second half of this year. It will be about 7.5… Read More

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Flights per day

I recently wrote about this visual essay – showing the world’s population – from The Pudding. They have some great essays. So I went exploring today.  Here is one that looks at the phenomenon of “poor-country urbanization” by way of the number of flights per day… Read More

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White peaks

I like airports. And this past weekend was my first time in Denver’s. Its most obvious feature is its white fabric roof, which is intended to evoke the snow-capped mountains that surround the region (as well as teepees apparently). Here’s what it looks like from… Read More