San Francisco International Airport

Airport Amenity of the Week: SFO’s Golden Gate Park ‘activation’

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has an ongoing program celebrating the city’s neighborhoods and cultural occasions.

The most recent activation shines a mild on the wealthy history of stay song performances in Golden Gate Park with a photo essay, stay performances, and a photo station in Terminal three, Boarding Area F.

“From Jimi Hendrix in the Sixties to Lizzo inside the 2020s; from the Summer of Love to Outside Lands and Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Golden Gate Park has lengthy been a Bay Area epicenter of tune and culture,” SFO reminds us.

The new activation, SFO Celebrates: Music in Golden Gate Park will feature stay tune performances on August 26th and September 1st & second.

On a stage close to the F Food Court, there’s a -sided backdrop wherein vacationers can put themselves into the image with the Grateful Dead in the 1960s or with Billie Eilish today.

And there’s a picture Exhibition inside the F Concourse along the moving walkway, providing pictures of memorable performances in Golden Gate Park which have taken vicinity over the last 60 years.

Airline aprons. The kind you put on.

We’re massive enthusiasts of the treasures inside the series of the SFO Museum at San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

And of the museum’s searchable online database.

This tweet, approximately the museum’s collection of more than one hundred flight attendant smocks and aprons despatched the Airport Search style reporter down a totally deep rabbit hollow finding out the fashions.

We love this 1980s-generation apron from Japan Airlines

And this one from Western Airlines. Also from the 1980s.

And take a look at out this Delta Air Lines apron from 1973.

Fun photo op at SFO Airport: Castro Theatre

The “SFO Celebrates” program has been strolling at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) given that April.

The enjoyment and engagement series brings a flavor of the town’s numerous culture and neighborhoods into the terminals with live track, dance, arts & crafts, and demonstrations.

We snapped this fun picture all through SFO’s Cherry Blossom Festival in April.


 
This month, SFO Celebrates Pride within the Harvey Milk Terminal 1 – the primary terminal inside the global named for a LGBTQ+ leader – with a photograph opp and degree based totally on the iconic Castro Theatre.

Located submit-safety across from the iStore, this month’s Pride activities characteristic live enjoyment on Thursdays and Fridays between 11 am – three pm. Passengers may additionally snap selfies with a version of the iconic Castro Theatre backdrop, experience live song, meet the Wag Brigade stress relief animals, and greater.

Travelers also can celebrate Pride in other spots in the SFO Terminals.


Welcome lower back SFO Aviation Museum & Library

 

As fanatics of airports, libraries, aviation history, and museums, we’re extremely joyful that San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has reopened the Louis A. Turpen Aviation Museum & Library after a two-yr closure.

The facility is called after a former airport director and sits pre-safety within the Main Hall of SFO’s International Terminal.

The retro look deliberately conjures up the airport’s passenger foyer from the Thirties.

 

The museum is home to more than one hundred fifty,000 gadgets associated with the histories of business aviation and San Francisco International Airport. And during the power shutdown, SFO Museum staff hung out doing an in depth digital creation of the museum’s Aviation Collection.

Aerial view of SFO – 1966

Now there are greater than forty,000 items on hand online. And extra material is being delivered each week. Online highlights include the records of SFO airport; material regarding foremost airways inclusive of Pan Am and United Airlines; and snap shots, uniform pieces, and other aviation memorabilia, such as Junior Pilots Pins and airsickness baggage.

If you already know exactly what you’re looking for, the collection is without difficulty searchable.

But if you’re simply interested by poking round, beware.

We started this post three hours ago and went down a critical rabbit hollow once we commenced clicking at the “random object” button.

Visit the Aviation Museum & Library in individual

With its reopening, the Aviation Museum & Library is also launching a series of latest exhibitions that passengers can also go to in character. Exhibits encompass:

Going the Distance: Endurance Aircraft Engines & Propellers of the 1910s & 20s.

This showcase includes two groundbreaking engines, the V-8 Curtiss OXX-6 and the Wright J-5 Whirlwind radial engine, associated propellers, images, and more.

Jet Mainliner in Miniature: the United Air Lines Douglas DC-8 Cutaway Model

This exhibit shows off a past due-Nineteen Fifties United Airlines cutaway model of a DC-8. Historical photographs, promotional substances, and video clips from United’s promotional film ‘Jet Mainliner Flight 803’ also are on show.

There also are numerous different new famous inside the reopened aviation museum at SFO, making this a great time to time table an extended layover to take in those and a number of the 20 well-knownshows the SFO Museum affords throughout the terminal buildings.

All snap shots and pics are courtesy of the SFO Museum.

Fresh airport art from SFO, PHL, & Albany Int’l Airports

SFO Museum gives an showcase about art from pineapple leaves

At SFO: From Pineapple to Piña: A Philippine Textile Treasure 

The most recent show off from the SFO Museum at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is ready textiles crafted from pineapple leaves.

Unique to the Philippines, piña is an fantastic fabric made by means of weaving the fibers of the leaves of the pineapple plant. This mild, ethereal material was perfectly suitable to the tropical climate. The fabric enjoyed a golden age in the course of the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, in particular at the island of Panay, where it was made into shirts, women’s blouses, shoulder scarfs, handkerchiefs, and desk linens.

A new exhibition at Albany International Airport (ALB)

Albany International Airport (ALB) will open a new Gallery exhibition on May 7. The Life Around Us, capabilities latest artwork by using Ashley Norwood Cooper and Heidi Johnson, as well as a brand new website online-unique installation, Stream by using Laura Moriarty.

Iced Coffee With Friends – by Heidi Johnson

Route pins from PHL Airport

And Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) currently handed out pins created by way of neighborhood artists to celebrate the return of several transatlantic flights. Great idea!