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10 airports where you'll welcome a layover

By: Josh Lew on March 29, 2013, 11:16 a.m.
San Jose airport Space Observer art installation

Photo: San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs

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Mineta San Jose International, California

San Jose's Mineta International has some of the quirkiest airport decor you will encounter. Tech-themed art installations throughout the terminals give people with a few hours to spare a reason to wander and do some sightseeing. The Club, Mineta's pay-to-sit lounge, costs less than a taxi ride and sometimes hosts its own art shows featuring the works of local artists. On an environmental note, the airport's new B Terminal is aiming for LEED Silver certification.