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Travel Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas  

Jessica Lawshe
283 votes 91 voters

The best part about the airport is the excitement of going somewhere new... or the excitement of returning home. But in the meantime, there's a lot of long, soul-draining waiting time- meaning this list of fun airport scavenger hunt ideas to keep you entertained is sure to come in handy. 

The airport often means severe amounts of downtime, so why not turn that downtime into time spent playing a fun airport scavenger hunt game? Keep your eyes peeled for people struggling with suitcases, getting quick massages in one of those massage chairs, or going crazy at Duty Free.

A scavenger hunt at the airport is as easy as crossing off the things on our list: people kissing, hugging, eating Toblerone (seriously, people only eat Toblerone when they are in airports). Is there something you always see when you're stuck at a terminal that isn't already on this list? Then add it!

Turn your airport waiting game into an airport scavenger hunt game with this list of fun airport scavenger hunt ideas. Upvote the most-seen airport phenomena and try to spot them next time you're waiting in line at security!
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Reading Paperback Books is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Reading Paperback Books

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13 1
People Hugging is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
People Hugging

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17 3
A Plane Landing is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
A Plane Landing

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16 3
A Group of Flight Attendants is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
A Group of Flight Attendants

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14 2
A Plane Departing is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
A Plane Departing

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13 2
A Pilot is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
A Pilot

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14 3
People Sleeping is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
People Sleeping

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10 3
People Walking as Fast as They... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
People Walking as Fast as They Can on the Moving Sidewalk

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10 4
Someone Crying is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Someone Crying

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6 1
People Trying to Roll a Broken... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
People Trying to Roll a Broken Roller Bag

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7 2
Sleeping in Uncomfortable Posi... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Sleeping in Uncomfortable Positions

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7 2
Waiting in Impossible Lines fo... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Waiting in Impossible Lines for Coffee

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8 3
People Tripping as They Get Of... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
People Tripping as They Get Off the Moving Sidewalk

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8 3
People Running to Make a Conne... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
People Running to Make a Connecting Flight

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8 4
People Kissing is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
People Kissing

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6 2
A Group of People Near One Cha... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
A Group of People Near One Charging Outlet

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5 1
Drug Sniffing Dogs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Drug Sniffing Dogs

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5 1
Applying Makeup in the Bathroo... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Applying Makeup in the Bathroom

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5 2
Trying to Work From Laptops an... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Trying to Work From Laptops and Phones

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5 2
People Sitting in Massage Chai... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
People Sitting in Massage Chairs

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4 1
Bringing Suitcases into the Ba... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Bringing Suitcases into the Bathroom Stalls

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4 2
Drinking Tropical Drinks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Drinking Tropical Drinks

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4 2
People Lining Up Before Their ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
People Lining Up Before Their Seats Have Been Called

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2 2
People Repacking Carry-ons is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
People Repacking Carry-ons

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2 2
People Eating Toblerone is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
People Eating Toblerone

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2 2
Struggling with Oversized Coat... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Struggling with Oversized Coats

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2 2
People Reading a Magazine is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
People Reading a Magazine

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1 1
Blow-Drying Hair Under Hand Bl... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Blow-Drying Hair Under Hand Blowers

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1 1
Blowing Up Neck Pillows is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Blowing Up Neck Pillows

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1 1
People Fighting with a Suitcas... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
People Fighting with a Suitcase Handle

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2 3
Splurging at Duty Free is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Splurging at Duty Free

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1 3
People Fighting with TSA Offic... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Fun Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas
People Fighting with TSA Officers