Our “5 Things We Love About …” series highlights some of the great features and amenities at airports around the country and the world.
Today we land at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS).
Keep in mind that some of amenities may be currently unavailable due to health concerns. We’re confident they’ll be back.
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BOS: 5 Things We Love About Boston Logan International Airport
1. Art at Boston Logan Int’l Airport
The public art program at BOS features both permanent pieces and temporary exhibitions and includes the Sports Wall, which celebrates sports championships and the Boston “T” Party exhibit, which invites travelers to take selfies and, of course, share them.
2. Rocking Chairs at BOS
Like many other airports now, Boston Logan International Airport has rocking chairs scattered about. Here, some of the rocking chairs are plain white while others are painted by artists.
3. Shopping at Boston Logan Int’l Airport
We love shopping for souvenirs at Boston Logan International Airport.
In addition to all the fun Boston-centric and lobster-themed gifts available, it is also possible to pick up live lobsters to-go at Legal Sea Foods. (Although this is one of the amenities temporarily unavailable due to COVID concerns.)
4. Family Friendly amenities at BOS
BOS has nursing pods in each terminal and Kidport play spaces in several terminals.
If your kids (or you) can’t sit still in a restaurant or can’t agree on what kind of food to eat, Boston Logan is one of the airports where you can have AtYourGate deliver food to you from eateries across all terminals.
5. The 9/11 Memorial at BOS
The Logan Airport 9/11 Memorial at Boston Logan International Airport honors the passengers and crews of American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175. These two planes departed Logan Airport for Los Angeles on September 11, 2001 and were hijacked by terrorists who flew them into the World Trade Towers in New York.
The memorial was dedicated on September 9, 2008 and is 20-by-20-foot glass cube that glows with a soft light at night. Inside the cube are two glass panels etched with the names of the people who were on each flight.
The memorial is in a small, park-like area between Terminal A and the Hilton Boston Logan Airport and is open 24 hours.