It’s an artifact of another age, an era when many Houstonians referred to their then brand-new airport as Jetero Intercontinental. In June 1969 Richard Nixon was a newcomer to the White House, the Beatles still recorded together, and banjo-shaped concourses were all the rage. Surveying the jam-packed Terminal B south of the current George Bush Houston Intercontinental Airport, Rob Walker, United Airlines’ managing director, corporate real estate, design and construction ...

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