Airport Angles

When we stopped over at the Charles de Gaulle airport from South Africa a few years ago, I noticed were a lot of metal angles in the new section of the airport.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014
Looking out a planes. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

The angles were evident when we looked outside to do a little plane watching.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014
Plane watching. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

We had not seen a view like this at another airport. It looked very modern with all the glass and metal that had been used.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014
The ceiling. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

Even the angles of the ceiling showcased the trusses. Though, of course, some were covered with billboards:

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014
An airport billboard. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

We did not enjoy our stopover in this French airport: there was not much to do except sit and wait. We read a little and ate a snack. Luckily the wait was only five hours – then we boarded the plane for the next stage of our journey.

Have you visited any interesting airports?

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

(This post was inspired by Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge)


23 thoughts on “Airport Angles

  1. the metal angles and loved the LINES – yeah.
    great shots – and my least favorite airport comes to mind – and that is the Atlanta one – it is way to big and crowded – but lots do on a layover – 🙂


  2. These photos really capture that feeling of dead time of being in transit – the second image is particular reflects the empty, almost soul-less feeling of international airports. This particular one looks even worse than most – though my personal pet hate is the airport at Abu Dhabi.


    1. I have not been to Abu Dhabi – we avoided it because the wait time was 12 hours! As you say, the airports have a soulless feeling to them and they are places I wish to spend as little time in as possible.


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