Old & new at TPA and DCA Airports + Places We’ll Go

Welcome to Stuck at The Airport. Today we take a look back at some sweet photos from 50 years at Tampa International Airport (TPA). We get a look at some

“Sunrise Sunset” at Albany International Airport

New York’s Albany International Airport (ALB) will soon debut a new art exhibit. Sunrise Sunset features work by 46 artists and runs from May 15-August 30, 2021. The show is

Airports celebrate World Art Day

We’re big fans of art at airports. So we were pleased to see airports around the country celebrating World Art Day by showing off the great art in the terminals.

What we’re watching: Museum Masterpiece Moments

We are getting ready to get on the road. And we are making a list of museums we want to visit and art we want to see. So we were

Tampa Int’l Airport Turning 50

Tampa International Airport (TPA) turns 50 on Thursday, April 15, and is celebrating with giveaways, a sweepstakes drawing, and special surprises for travelers passing through the terminal that day.  The airport is

Travel Tidbits from SAT and SEA Airports

Fresh Art for San Antonio International Airport San Antonio International Airport (SAT) has a new, hard to miss, piece of public art. “Star of Texas (La Estrella de Texas),” by

Come Fly With Me: Book Features Celebs in Transit

Have you ever spotted a celebrity in the airport or on your flight during your travels? It’s a bit of a thrill, right? A new book coming out from Rizzoli

Travel Tidbits from airports & museums

Happy Friday! Here are some travel tidbits we’ve been keeping in the inbox all week Fresh murals at Charlotte Douglas Int’l Airport CLT Airport is greeting passengers on Concourse C

Why we want to fly to Auckland Int’l Airport

We’re (finally) getting serious about planning plane trips and visiting airports. And one airport on our “to do” list for when borders reopen is Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New

CRP: 5 Things We Love About Corpus Christi International Airport

We are back with another episode of “5 Things We Love About,” highlighting the features and amenities of airports around the country and the world. Today we are landing at

An opera about being stuck at the airport filmed at Seattle’s Museum of Flight

Like so many arts and cultural organizations, the Seattle Opera has gotten pretty darn creative with finding ways to bring its productions to the people. The newest production is a

Airports celebrate April Fool’s Day 2021

We’re not sure we found them all, but here are some of the April Fool’s Day posts airports shared today. You’ll notice a lot of animals. If you spotted some

Travel Tidbits: smuggled finches, Iceland adventures, middle seats, and more

There does indeed seem to be an uptick in travel and travel news. Here’s some of what we spotted today. Delta Air Lines will stop blocking middle seat starting May

News from airports and spaceports

Looking to get away? Today we got a look at Virgin Galactic’s VSS Imagine spacecraft, the latest generation in its spaceship program. We also spotted a charming vintage video promoting Gander

Travel news from airports here and there

Tuesday already? Stuck at the Airport is still doing some catch-up up on news, snaps, and travel tidbits airports shared on Monday. Like the pink cherry blossom lighting at Reagan

Fresh art (and history) at St. Louis Lambert Int’l Airport

There’s a new glass mural at St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) honoring the life and legacy of airport founder Major Albert Bond Lambert. Born in 1875, Albert Lambert was

Lessons from the pandemic: don’t wait

We’ve learned a lot of things during this pandemic. Some of those things are way too personal to share here. Others we’re going to file under “do this going forward.”

Travel Tidbits: chocolate, aviation history, bonus miles for rides

Alaska Airlines + Seattle Chocolate: good match We nibbled our way through the research for a story you’ll find on the Runway Way Girl Network about how Seattle Chocolate and

OH, the places we’d go

We’re so close to getting on the vaccination list that we’re making lists of places we’d go if we could somewhere now. Out for Krispy Kreme doughnuts Here’s a great

Do you know where your pandemic flight credits are?

[This is a slightly different version of a story we wrote for NBC News] When the pandemic hit, Vanessa Mumford-Minshull of Campbell, CA scrambled to cancel a multi-leg, multi-airline European

Ready for a ‘vaxication’?

(This is a story we wrote for NBC News) Ready to Travel? A growing wave of relaxed restrictions, along with an increasing number of vaccinated Americans, is leading to a

Pandemic art at Long Beach Airport

There’s a new pandemic-themed art exhibit at Long Beach Airport (LGB). The exhibition features work by local women artists commissioned by the airport and the Arts Council for Long Beach (ARTSLB). The

IND Airport welcomes NCAA fans with art, music, and more

College basketball fans arriving at Indianapolis International Airport (IND) this week will find some special art, music, food, and exhibits, courtesy of the city’s trademark Hoosier Hospitality. In addition to

Exhibit at JWA Airport Highlights Route 66

Road trips are all the rage right now, so it is fun to see the iconic landmarks and images of Route 66 featured in the new exhibit at John Wayne

Airports, landmarks, attractions shine green for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day will arrive on March 17, but some airports, attractions, hotels, bridges, castles, and iconic buildings are already shining green for Tourism Ireland’s annual Global Greening event. The

Winter storm Xylia dumps snow, cancels flights

Winter won’t go away just yet. Winter storm Xylia wreaked havoc with roads and air traffic in the midwest over the weekend. More than two feet of snow fell at

Fresh art at Denver International Airport

Photo exhibit at Denver International Airport A new exhibit at Denver International Airport (DEN) includes the work of 35 amateur and professional photographers from Colorado. The My Colorado: Architecture exhibit includes images

Miss the airport bar? Now you can belly up to SEA’s Shot Bar

Here’s a fun, new airport amenity that goes right on the list for Airport Amenity of the Week. At Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) – as in a lot of other

Museums are opening across the country

Are you ready to visit a museum? If so, it’s a good bet you’ll find a museum near you that’s open, or getting to ready to open its doors to

Airports celebrate Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and March 8 is International Women’s Day. Both present a great opportunity to celebrate and learn more about the accomplishments of women. Here are a

Flight of Lights returns to Dane County Regional Airport

Now that we’re into year two of “how things happen in a pandemic,” we’re coming up on some ‘2nd annual’ events that may stick around even after things return to

Amelia Earhart at Union Club Hotel in Indiana

Amelia Earhart installation at the Union Club Hotel at Purdue University

Happy National Snack Day

Just looking back at some favorite airport snacks. Can you ID the airport? We’re just getting started. Please add a snack from your favorite airport.

Travel Tidbits: Road Trips, Rock Hall Awards, new airport art, more

Road Trip? Atlas Obscura wants to go along The folks at Atlas Obscura have a new book out. And a new daily podcast. In their new book Rogue Routes, Atlas

Tune in to these airport podcasts

Airport podcasts If you like airports and podcasts, then you should probably be listening to airport podcasts. We’re not sure we have them all, but we’re starting to put a

World’s Best Airports for Customer Service

When it comes time to go back to airports, it will be good to know which ones are doing a good job service and hygiene-wise. Helpful clues come from Airport

Stuck at the Airport: Friday Round-up

Happy Friday. We’re ending the week here at Stuck at The Airport with some tidbits that caught our attention, like this #TBT – “Throwback Thursday” – tweet from O’Hare International

Visit France in this new Air France Safety Video

Right about now everything – including the safety videos we’ve seen 100 times – are among the things we miss about flying. We especially miss the fun safety videos that

TSA’s Top 10 Finds of 2020

It has become a tradition for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to release an annual “Top 10” list of the ‘best’ things the agency’s officers find travelers’ checked and carry-on

FWA: 5 Things We Love About Fort Wayne Int’l Airport

5 Things We Love About Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) We’re back with another episode in our “5 Things We Love About…” series highlighting features and amenities at airports about

See Style in the Aisle at PHX Airport

Style in the Aisle: Mid-Century Airline Identity The newest exhibition at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) highlights the “Golden Age” of air travel. From the exhibit notes: “From hot

Touring Van Nuys Airport (VNY) with Vinny

Airports are missing us as much as we are missing airports. And because the pandemic is keeping visitors away, California’s Van Nuys Airport (VNY) now has a new virtual tour

Stuck at The Airport: Mars edition

NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover is set to touch down on the Red Planet on Thursday, February 18th. Earthlings are pretty darn excited. At Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the famous

SFO Museum presents Early American Motorcycles

If we can’t fly anywhere right now, how about a ride on a motorcycle? A new exhibition by the SFO Museum at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) explores the history

Travel on the rebound? Bookings say yes.

[This is a slightly different version of the story we prepared for NBC News] As the pace of Covid-19 vaccinations is ramping up, so is consumer confidence — and with

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day We hope your day is filled with flights of fancy. And, of course, chocolate and flowers. Sadly, this is the first Valentine’s Day in 10 years that

Your Valentine’s Day Flowers may be at MIA airport right now

Giving – or hoping to get – Valentine’s Day flowers this year? If so, it’s a good bet those Valentine’s Day flowers are making their way to the USA via

Stuck at the Airport: SEA shares music. AUS presents podcasts.

Music Wall at SEA Airport In a ‘normal’ year, we’d be going to airports all the time. And in many of those airports, there would be local musicians playing for

Museum of Flight and other museum openings

When we’re not in airports, we’re in museums. And right now we’re waiting for the green light to do both. Here are some of the museums and museums exhibitions on