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Albuquerque International Sunport Nominated by USA Today as a Contender for Best Airport Art Collection

10-Best Readers’ Choice Award voting open until Nov. 11.

October 16, 2013

 

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Residents, travelers, fans and visitors can help the Albuquerque International Sunport claim the title of "Best U.S. Airport for Art" by voting once per day until November 11th  at http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-u-s-airports-for-art/.  The contest is part of USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards.

The Sunport was chosen by a panel of experts to compete in the art category.  Among the 113-piece collection are the iconic "Dream of Flight" by Lincoln Fox, located between the A and B concourses and the nearly pristine 1914 Curtiss Biplane that graces the Great Hall.   

"What an honor to be recognized, along with the other deserving airports, for what is a priceless collection of New Mexico artwork," Mayor Berry said.  "We encourage residents and visitors to go online and vote for our airport art collection, which we feel is the best of the best."  

Images of the Sunport art collection can be viewed by visiting http://www.flickr.com/photos/abqpublicart/sets/ and selecting "Sunport Art Collection".   

The Albuquerque International Sunport is a world-renowned facility that welcomes nearly six million travelers per year.  We are committed to providing a clean, safe and passenger friendly facility to meet the travel needs of visitors and New Mexicans alike.  The Albuquerque International Sunport is owned by the City of Albuquerque and operated by the Aviation Department. For Sunport information, please visit our web site at www.cabq.gov/airport or call (505) 244-7700.

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