An airport, of course. But which airports are the least sleep-friendly? Three of the airports on the list (JFK, Chicago O’Hare, and Heathrow, I have slept overnight in the past). Of these, JFK was the most horrendous; I slept on a plastic sofa at a sushi bar in the food court. After attempting to fall asleep around midnight, I was awakened at 3 by the janitorial staff. Below is a picture from the overnight my labmates and I had a month ago in Chicago Midway. We were all flying back from our West Coast trips (see previous blog entries). At least this airport gave us cots, blankets, and pillows! But, they didn’t have a Cinnabon….
Where Not to Sleep