A Not-So-Small Texas Airport Trip
By ISJL Education Fellow Julia Kunis
Everything is bigger in Texas! Even within Texas’s smallest airports, tourists young and old become lost each day. Let’s check up on two of these international airports and see how they concern the average traveler. For our purposes, three categories will be used to review these airports: Aesthetics, Cleanliness, and Accessibility. Each category will be ranked on a scale of 1-4, 4 being the highest possible score. We hope this big ol’ bad boy of small airport reviews will knock those cowboy boots right off your toes. Saddle up!
Midland International Air and Space Port
Have you ever seen a pumpjack? Well, for all our non-Texan partners, take a look at this one for reference. Fellows visiting Midland/Odessa, TX say this airport captures the pumpjack character. The shape of this airport is a nod to the shape of the head of a pumpjack. Cool, ain’t it?
So clean. No oil spills reported. We would recommend it.
Consisting of a small yet modern two-level terminal with limited services, it is easy to hop, skip, jog, or whatever you want around this airport!
Texas is so flat that even when you are at the Midland International Air and Space Port, you can see the El Paso International Airport, which is five full hours away. Yee Yee!
El Paso International Airport
Stepping off of the jet bridge, you are immediately immersed with the grooviest southwestern vibes. One thing is for sure, you will get a good ol’ Tex-Mex experience here. Who says we ONLY serve the South?
Ever been to Mexico? Well, El Paso is close enough! With the smell of fajitas infiltrating your senses, you feel like you just stepped foot into your abuelita’s (grandma’s) house. And her casa (house), just like this airport, is súper limpia (super clean).
El Paso is a hoot and super patron-friendly! Check out these REAL reviews below:
...aaaaaand that’s a flour tortilla – oops, we mean a wrap! Stay tuned for more April Fool’s fun!