Updated by Shyam Subramanyan on Mar 17, 2013
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Shyam Subramanyan

Things to do while waiting at the airport

Fun things you can do while you wait for your flight at the airport

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  1. 1  Look for an electrical outlet...

    Look for an electrical outlet...

    and when you find it, charge your smart phone (so you can play games on flight), charge your notebook (you know, more games when your phone battery dies) and read a book.

  2. 2  Drink


    There's no shortage of bars at the airport. A scotch before the flight can knock you down cold and save you from the poor inflight service.

  3. 3  Get pitched

    Get pitched

    If you are a VC, you can invite geeks at the airport to pitch you by using Gowalla or Foursquare.

  4. 4  Browse the Bookstore

    Browse the Bookstore

    This is the last and only place people buy magazines anyways. So pick em up before Apple buys all the bookstores and shuts them down.

  5. 5  Call People you haven't spoken to in a long time

    Call People you haven't spoken to in a long time

    You know those folks that are NOT on your quick dial? This is a good time to call them for a quick chat. Just don't tell them you are at the airport!

  6. 6  Eat


    Might as well since you have to pay $10 for a packaged sandwich in flight.