Sacramento Int’l Airport

More photos of Sacramento Int’l Airport’s new terminal

The new $1 billion Central Terminal B at Sacramento International Airport welcomes the first flights on Thursday, October 6th. Here are few more photos from my preview visit on Monday. (See previous posts for more).

About 16 of these lovely teak rocking chairs are set out in the meeter/greeter of the terminal, at one end of the people mover.

This painted steel and hand blown glass house by Mildred Howard is titled “The House Will Not Pass for Any Color but Its Own.” It’s the first thing passengers see as they exit the people move and approach the security checkpoint.

This giant horn-shaped piece of public art is titled “Your Words are Music to their Ears” and was created by Po Shu Wang and Louise Bertelsen, who work together as Living Lenses.
The horn has a built-in Internet keyboard that turns typed words into sound.

For “The Baggage Handlers” Christian Moeller took photos of real airport operation workers and transformed their faces into giant portraits in wood.

And finally – for now – take note of this small and simply lovely quiet room in the new terminal at Sacramento International Airport. There’s a small bench and a colored wall. That’s it.