Public art increasingly finds a home in U.S. airports

The past decade has seen installations of major works of public art installed in airports across the country as cities have looked to improve the travel experience for frazzled passengers and create a positive impression. The new international terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta includes $5 million in art, while San Diego spent $2.2 million on an installation with 38,000 LED lights in it. "Once 9/11 happened, airports were desperate to make the experience calmer and more enjoyable for passengers. And art has made a difference," said Greg Mamary, director of special projects for the American Association of Airport Executives.

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