Tampa airport runways renumbered due to magnetic north movement
Spaceplane that takes off from airport runway could be ready in 10 years
Fuel cell-powered mobile lights tested, proven, ready for commercial use
Mobile lighting systems powered by hydrogen fuel cells are cleaner, quieter and now have a proven track record in applications such as nighttime construction, sports and entertainment events and airport operations, ...
World landmarks go dark for Earth Hour
The Empire State Building, the Eiffel Tower and the Kremlin—along with a slew of other landmarks around the world—went dark to draw attention to climate change.
Heavy airplane traffic potentially a major contributor to pollution in Los Angeles
Congested freeways crawling with cars and trucks are notorious for causing smog in Los Angeles, but a new study finds that heavy airplane traffic can contribute even more pollution, and the effect continues ...
Elon Musk to unveil spacecraft to ferry astronauts (Update)
SpaceX, which has flown unmanned cargo capsules to the International Space Station, planned to unveil a spacecraft Thursday designed to ferry astronauts to low-Earth orbit.
Las Vegas airport preps for tech-savvy travelers
While the gadgets of the future are only just arriving in Las Vegas for the annual International CES show, officials at the city's main airport are updating a decades-old terminal to cater to legions of tech-savvy ...
Click away the snow
The control center at the Cologne Bonn Airport coordinates a number of actors during winter services. The new software upgrades the airport's central control of winter service activities. Now, one click is ...
Shuttle passes obstacle, heads toward LA museum
Slowly surmounting a key obstacle, the shuttle Endeavour maintained a heading Saturday through the streets of Los Angeles toward its retirement home at a museum.
Endeavour lands at LA airport after aerial tour (Update)
Space shuttle Endeavour landed safely at the Los Angeles International Airport Friday after a whirlwind aerial tour around California landmarks.
Startup rents privately owned cars at Oakland airport
Hoping to challenge the rental car industry from the outside, a San Francisco company is offering Oakland airport travelers free parking and a little bit of money in exchange for rental fees on their cars while they are away.
New model of disease contagion ranks U.S. airports in terms of their spreading influence
Public health crises of the past decade such as the 2003 SARS outbreak, which spread to 37 countries and caused about 1,000 deaths, and the 2009 H1N1 flu pandemic that killed about 300,000 people worldwide ...
Ultra-sensitive polymer detects explosive devices
(Phys.org) —A chemical that's often the key ingredient in improvised explosive devices (IEDs) can be quickly and safely detected in trace amounts by a new polymer created by a team of Cornell chemists.
MRI breakthrough for screening liquids
(Phys.org) —Los Alamos scientists have advanced a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technology that may provide a breakthrough for screening liquids at airport security. They've added low-power X-ray data ...