U.S. airports are 'awful.' Here's the problem

By Chuck Thompson, CNNUpdated 3rd April 2014
Portland International Airport. Eclectic town, solid airport.
Portland International Airport. Eclectic town, solid airport.
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Newark Liberty International Airport: One of the New York area's much maligned threesome of airports.
Newark Liberty International Airport: One of the New York area's much maligned threesome of airports.
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