Heathrow Airport, London – Heathrow Airport in London hosts the Terminal 5 Expo Fine Art Gallery, which aims to exhibit the very best British art during the forthcoming 2012 Olympic Games as well as providing a quiet, contemplative space for travelers.
Helsinki Vantaa Airport – The Fashion Gallery at Helsinki Vantaa Airport exhibits Finnish clothing brands via an array of detailed photo exhibits. A catwalk installation meanwhile enables travelers to envision a life of glamour on the runway.
Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Atlanta – A 950 foot long installation by the artist Amy Landesberg is part of the new international terminal at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport. Reported to have cost $1.5 million, the mammoth artwork is one of four pieces designed to ensure the building embodies a bespoke aesthetic style.
Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam – Rijksmuseum Schipol is a joint initiative between Rijksmuseum Amsterdam and Schiphol Airport to display the best and most historic Dutch artwork for free. The terminal gallery has housed temporary exhibitions of some of the Rijksmuseum's most illustrious works, including famed pieces by the likes of Rembrandt, d'Hondecoeter and Van Gogh.
Carrasco Airport, Montevideo – Sculptures by Belgian artist William Sweetlove are displayed at Carrasco airport in Montevideo as part of a temporary exhibition in November 2011.
Miami International Airport – Passengers take in an exhibition by artist Kirsten Thiele as they await their flight at Miami International Airport. The Division of Fine Arts & Cultural Affairs at MIA says its mission is to "humanize and enrich the airport environment" through exhibitions that "communicate culture, environment and art resources of an international scope."
Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok – An elaborate Thai sculpture inside the departure area of Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport.
San Francisco International Airport – San Francisco International Airport boasts its own museum. An ever-changing schedule (recent exhibitions have displayed Scandinavian ceramics, sewing machines of the 20th century and Vietnamese photography) aims to provide an educational and cultural experience for the 40 million passengers who use the airport annually.
Haneda Airport, Tokyo – A human-shaped plastic balloon floats in the air above the concourse of Tokyo's Haneda Airport as part of a temporary public art installation in March 2009.