Category: airport

In 2015, a Chinese woman was stopped at an airport in Beijing for having a bottle of Cognac in her carry-on. Instead of handing it over to airport security, she chugged the entire bottle on the spot before taking her plane.

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In an attempt to reduce the cleaning cost, Amsterdam airport installed a picture of a fly in the urinals so men can aim at it and avoid splashing the urine outside. It worked.

During the opening ceremony for a new terminal building at the Ottawa International Airport in 1959, a USAF F-104 Starfighter did a supersonic flypast. The resulting sonic boom shattered nearly all the glass in the airport and caused significant structural damage, delaying the opening for another year.