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18 Slightly Horrifying Airport Moments That Will Make You Say "WHY?!"

Please don't say "Thank you for your patience" again.

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1. When you arrive and immediately know that you'll have to fight through all these people to make your flight.

My flight boards in 30 minutes... MOVE IT.
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My flight boards in 30 minutes... MOVE IT.

2. Getting to the security line and realizing you're about to lose the one thing that matters most.

3. And that you'll never get this 60 minutes of your life back.

I could be anywhere but here right now.
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I could be anywhere but here right now.

4. When you're in the security line and the person in front of you is acting like they didn't hear the "what not to bring with you" announcements.

Wrong shoes, forgot to throw out your water, nothing is in a plastic bag, and we're going to be here for another 30 minutes.
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Wrong shoes, forgot to throw out your water, nothing is in a plastic bag, and we're going to be here for another 30 minutes.

5. Or when you're "randomly" selected for extra screening and have the pat down that makes you feel a lot of emotions at once.

Am I even human anymore?
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Am I even human anymore?

6. Forgetting that you're going to have to take your shoes off, and being wildly unprepared.

SORRY FOR THE BARE FEET.
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SORRY FOR THE BARE FEET.

7. When you just need to charge your phone for a MINUTE, but everyone else has basically stolen your outlet.

Yes, they stole what was rightfully YOURS.
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Yes, they stole what was rightfully YOURS.

8. And when your phone inevitably dies, so you're just left to sit and ponder what you've done wrong in life to deserve this.

9. When the airline conveniently forgets to tell you that your flight has a "new time," which is code for "DELAYED."

And then they say "Thank you for your patience" as if you had some kind of choice in the matter.
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And then they say "Thank you for your patience" as if you had some kind of choice in the matter.

10. The moment when you spot a crying baby and just know that they'll be on your flight.

It's not the baby's fault, it's just the scientists' fault for not inventing a baby-friendly plane.
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It's not the baby's fault, it's just the scientists' fault for not inventing a baby-friendly plane.

11. Realizing that even the airport signs don't know what the F they're talking about.

Guess I'll just have to move into this airport then!
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Guess I'll just have to move into this airport then!

12. Trying to read through all of this code to find wherever the hell your gate is.

Just tell me what I need to know and this won't get ugly.
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Just tell me what I need to know and this won't get ugly.

13. When you're sitting in the teeny tiny airport seats and someone walks by and rolls over your feet with their luggage.

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We're all just trying to survive this, and you need to LOOK before you ROLL.

14. The horror that is being assigned a zone that will be called last.

No you cannot put your bags in the overhead because, guess what, all the other zones took 'em. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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No you cannot put your bags in the overhead because, guess what, all the other zones took 'em. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

15. And all of the monsters who crowd the terminal before their zone is called.

16. When they announce that your flight is overbooked and ask for some volunteers. Then force you to volunteer.

Even though being on standby is worth so much more than they ever offer you.
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Even though being on standby is worth so much more than they ever offer you.

17. When you're finally ready to board the plane, and the flight attendants insist your bag won't fit in the overhead.

OH, IT WILL. IT'LL FIT.
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OH, IT WILL. IT'LL FIT.

18. And when your trip is over, and you have to do the whole airport thing all over again...

You "win" this round, airport.
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You "win" this round, airport.

Hey, at least you get to travel somewhere... right?

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We're in this airport hellscape together, after all.

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