The 5 Quietest Places in the Airport
Despite the hurry, scurry, screech and roar of today's average airport, you can escape the madness in these hidden spots that will protect your ears and your sanity.


Disgruntled by the hassles of flying after 9/11, Marisol Binn founded XpresSpa. Her inspiration? The abandoned space of a shuttered smoking lounge in New York's JFK. "We really try to create—despite the very fast environment—a place of calm," says Binn. Although spas aren't legally allowed to mute airport music and announcements, they do play their own, substantially more relaxing tunes.