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Updated on Mar 30, 2020. Posted on Mar 26, 2020

These Photos Show Just How Empty Airports Are Right Now

What's more creepy than a Victorian mansion? An empty airport.

Traveling has taken a backseat amid the coronavirus pandemic, which means that typically packed international airports are now (thankfully) empty.

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And while the following photos are undeniably eerie, let's look on the bright side: Empty airports mean fewer people traveling...which means fewer people spreading contagious germs. Hooray!

1. John F. Kennedy International Airport — Queens, New York

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Date: March 12, 2020

2. Beijing Capital International Airport

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Date: March 24, 2020

3. Sydney Airport

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Date: March 25, 2020

4. Josep Tarradellas Barcelona–El Prat Airport — Barcelona

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Date: March 19, 2020

5. Los Angeles International Airport

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Date: March 18, 2020

6. Düsseldorf Airport — Germany

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Date: March 24, 2020

7. Heathrow Airport — London

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Date: March 17, 2020

8. Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport — Rome

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Date: March 17, 2020

9. Paris–Charles de Gaulle Airport

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Date: March 12, 2020

10. Haneda Airport — Tokyo

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Date: March 17, 2020

11. Dallas–Fort Worth International Airport

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Date: March 13, 2020

12. Singapore Changi Airport

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Date: March 23, 2020

13. Hong Kong International Airport — Chek Lap Kok

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Date: March 24, 2020

14. Gatwick Airport — West Sussex, United Kingdom

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Date: March 17, 2020

15. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport — Arlington, Virginia

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Date: March 17, 2020

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