airport websites, airport delays, airport codes,
driving to airport, airport transportation, sleeping in airport.
|Most of the
major airports of the world have their own websites. All the major
online Travel Agencies have airport information. Here are some
sites that have comprehensive lists and links to airport websites.
See also our Airport
Transit page for options to get to and from an airport in the world.
For real-time tracking of flights, see our
If you want to use a search engine to find an airport website, try these
the city name where the airport is located, the + sign and the
word "airport". Example: New York + airport
the 3-letter airport code, the + sign and the word
"airport". Example: LAX+ airport.
Security Administration (TSA)
Travel. This is their
air travel page.
Security Checkpoints Wait Times. Select state, airport,
day of week, and time you are departing from pull-down menus. This
is historical data on wait times. They also have a link to the
FAA ATC System Command Center.
Go here for
real-time information on flight delays at major U.S. airports.
Delays via Wireless Service. This link will take you to the FAA Aviation Information
System (AIS) where you can subscribe to get the
real-time operating status of the nation's
airports sent directly to your wireless device (e.g., pager, cell
or mobile phone, PDA or e-mail client). You can also update your
account preferences and unsubscribe.
Travel Tip: It is always good to
look at your baggage claim stub when you get the folder back, especially if traveling
outside your own country. Make sure the 3-letter code matches your destination
code on your ticket. Here are some websites you can look up codes.
To The Airport
MapPoint Web Service
This is Microsoft's MapPoint Web Service. For North American
airports, click on Place Name and enter the name of the airport and
city and then click Get Map. A page will be displayed
showing the location of the airport in the city. (Note: Microsoft
acquired MapQuest and merged it with Microsoft's web map product to
form this website.)
Sleepinginairports.net. If you think you will need
to sleep in an airport, go to this site and read the reviews about the
"sleep comfort and safety" of airports around the world.
Air Travel Center -Worldwide Airports.
This is the best site we have found that has the most comprehensive
information and links to sites that will let you find any airport in the
world. Scroll down their page to the category for Worldwide
Airports. They have a wealth of information and links.
Airport Guide. Columbus Publishing has an excellent worldwide
airport guide that is easy to use and includes advice and getting to and
from an airport, airport maps, etc.
This is the FAA Air Travel information section on their website.
It has useful advice and links covering
all phases of air travel from before you leave home (e.g. what to
wear, packing) to your arrival at your destination.
Section. A good list of major U.S. and international airports. When you click on an airport you are taken to
QuickAid's own page for that airport. If there is a terminal map
for the airport, it will be listed in the initial category choices
(e.g., Ground Transportation, Hotel Information, Airlines, Terminal
Maps, and Airport Yellow Pages.)
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