Time’s been kind to neither themap that graces the floor of Dallas Love Field’s 53-year-old terminal nor the metallic visage of a Texas Ranger that guards it. When Dallas/Fort Worth International opened in January 1974, airport officials covered the map with a skating rink and shuffled the Ranger statue to one side. As security tightened post-9/11, they built a TSA checkpoint atop the map. Kids who once traced shiny air routes emanating from Love to New York, Mexico City and ...

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