One flight path into Logan Airport in Boston takes you over the water. On a clear day, it’s actually quite thrilling as you watch yourself descending over the ocean, seemingly no land in sight. But it’s an illusion, and at the last minute the runway comes into view and you land on terra firma. I can’t wrap my brain around the image of all those runways being permanently submerged, but rising seas will make our coastline drastically different. Time to buy some future oceanfront property in…Haverhill??! Here’s some idea of what a future Boston might look like.
And if Logan is underwater, then it makes sense that the Worcester Airport will become the new Logan. They’ve figured that out in the future, too: