¨You know.. The airport is the only place you can walk around with no shoes, a glazed look on your face, and sleep on benches, and no one judges you.¨
Coriander Woodruff, The Call of the Spectacular Owl
In my mind, the most tiring and frustrating aspects of being a Fifty-Plus Nomad happen at the airport. Sadly, everything from declining airline customer service to terrorism threats has conspired to make airports more problematic each passing year.
Fortunately, as I have learned more, the number of issues has diminished. That said, it is easy to experience problems at the airport if you are not prepared. Therefore, I have prepared the following discussion to help you avoid some of the issues that I have experienced.