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The 44-year-in-the-making Suvarnabhumi airport will open up later this week, replacing Bangkok's old Don Muang airport. Most interesting, this airport has no air conditioning, rather it uses a very eco-friendly "co-generation plant" system, or water-cooling as I like to call it. Cold water flows directly underneath the floors on all levels, keeping the air a steady 70 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit up to 8.2 feet above the ground.

Freaking hypocrites—the Kansas City airport can take my toothpaste from me, but Bangkok can have an entire airport filled with water. (Sorry, I'm still bitter about losing my sparkling kid's Crest)


World class airport with no air-conditioning? [Spluch]