Drama at Dallas Love Field
Operations resumed late Monday afternoon at Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL) after a frightening incident involving shots fired inside the terminal building.
According to Dallas police, a woman entered the airport near the ticket counter, went into a bathroom, and exited wearing a hoodie and brandishing a gun. She began shooting at the ceiling and was taken into custody after being wounded by a Dallas police officer on duty.
No one else was injured, but flights were grounded for several hours. All passengers had to be rescreened, more than 1000 flights were delayed, and more than 100 flights were canceled as a result of the incident.
Portland International Airport roof report
Portland International Airport (PDX) is getting a new timber roof and it’s both quite impressive and quite a complicated undertaking.
Here’s a short video showing one of the important steps it takes to install a 9-acre mass timber roof over an existing terminal.
Here’s what it will look like when the project is done.
Meanwhile, over at PIT Airport
As long as we’re looking at time-lapse construction videos, here’s one from Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT), where they’re building a new terminal.