The Best Airport Apps

The Best Airport Apps

Courtesy of Schiphol Group
Courtesy of Schiphol Group
Courtesy of Schiphol Group
Make the most of your layover with these airport apps.

Terminal Maps: GateGuru (free; Android, iPhone) and iFly Airport Guide (free; Android, iPhone) provide detailed maps with passenger-submitted checkpoint wait times, user ratings, and deals for hundreds of airports worldwide.

Flight Updates: FlightBoard ($3.99; Android, iPhone, iPad) lists all arrivals and departures for more than 4,000 airports around the globe; data is refreshed every five minutes.

Airport Guides: Airports are launching their own apps. Frankfurt’s FRA (pictured; free; Android, iPhone, iPad) gives you terminal maps and flight updates; Amsterdam’s Schiphol app (free; Android, iPhone) has a guide to the extensive shopping options.

Virtual Travel Aide: If you have an itinerary with several connections, GoHow Airport (free; iPhone, iPad) lets you create a personalized profile with the information you need on each leg of your journey.

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