It takes a lot of balls to straight up pack your luggage full of nothing but cocaine. For an unknown drug trafficker that gamble didn't pay off.Federal customs agents at Miami International Airport uncovered 230 pounds of cocaine packed inside three suitcases yesterday.
In what should be good news for the local tourism industry, Miami International Airport was the fastest growing major American airport in terms of passenger growth this year. That makes MIA the 12th busiest airport in the country with 38.3 million passengers passing through its gates last year.
Reality television watchers love drama, dysfunction and dread, so it only makes sense that Miami International Airport is set to be the star of its own reality show, or excuse us, "docu-drama." The Travel Channel will start airing the program next year.
Norman Braman's advice to voters notwithstanding, there is a measure on the ballot that deserves a resoundingly emphatic YES! And that is the question asking voters to make the Miami-Dade Inspector General's office a permenant part of the county's home rule charter -- in effect our local constitutio ... More >>
We now live a world where you can't even bring large amounts of gel on an airplane, so you'd think that every passenger would make sure they wouldn't bring their gun with them through airport security. Though, apparently two people were stopped at Miami International Airport today with in minutes ... More >>
Last night, a suspicious item located in the luggage of a Texas man caused four concourses at Miami International Airport to be evacuated as the bomb squad came into investigate. Now it appears the item was merely a metal canister, and the man was a 70-year-old scientist traveling to Puerto Rico.
In the aftermath of Gilbert Arenas of the Washington Wizards unloading a handgun in the team's locker room over a gambling debt, the Miami Heat have become the second team in the NBA to officially ban card games and gambling on team flights.So now Heat players are left with lots of free time duri ... More >>
We're not sure how many surveys you need to tell you what you already know -- namely that Miami International Airport is to flying what George W. Bush is to presidencies.
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A familiar sight inside MIA.
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Imagine you hire a contractor to build your house. And that contractor goes over budget, continually misses deadlines, and then tries to charge you more for it. Logic dictates you wouldn't hire that contractor again, unless you're a sucker. Well, Miami-Dade County government is the biggest sucker wh ... More >>
You're a very important person. Someone with influence. A big-shot bureaucrat. A friggin' Dade County Commissioner! And when you travel, you expect those airlines to understand that you want to go first class all the way.