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Runway safety improvements under way at SFO (pictures)

Two of four runways will close as part of federally mandated improvements. CNET takes a look at the technology and gets a tour of SFO's runways.

21 Images By Mar. 21, 2014


First Airbus A380 flight arrives at SFO

On May 10, 2011, the first regularly scheduled Airbus A380 flight arrives at San Francisco's airport with a Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt.

May. 10, 2011


SFO to welcome first scheduled A380 flight

The first scheduled Airbus A380 will land at San Francisco International Airport tomorrow with a Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt. CNET will be there to bring you the aircraft in all its huge glory.

By May. 9, 2011


A look inside SFO's new Terminal 2 (photos)

A few days before its grand opening, CNET takes a walk through the revamped and Earth-friendly Terminal 2 at San Francisco International Airport.

25 Images Apr. 10, 2011


Missing SFO laptop found--where it went missing

Computer that held names, addresses, and birthdates for people applying for airport security clearance is found in same office from which it was supposedly stolen.

By Aug. 5, 2008


San Francisco Airport uses tech to meet runway safety standards

In order to meet a federal directive, the airport will close two runways this summer to install a special concrete material that will bring runaway aircraft quickly to a stop.

By Mar. 21, 2014


Facebook's Sandberg says she had planned to be aboard reportedly fatal flight

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg posts to the social network, saying she was originally planning on taking an Asiana Airlines flight from Seoul, South Korea, that wound up crashing at San Francisco's main airport. Two people have reportedly died as a result of the crash.

By Jul. 6, 2013


How to set up Find My Friends notifications

Get notified when a friend or family member leaves or arrives at a location of your choosing with Find My Friends 2.0.

By Sep. 20, 2012


United Airlines 'network outage' snarls air travel

As complaints mounted, one passenger stuck on the runway pledged on Twitter to "continue to rant about United Airlines till my plane takes off." United now says the problem is under control.

By Aug. 28, 2012


Better know an airport with iOS and Airport Guide

Before heading home for the holidays, I would advise you to have Airport Guide at the ready for the inevitable layover that lasts longer than expected.

By Nov. 29, 2012