Should Have Done This Years Ago

A U-Turn at the airport.

It looks like little more than a big U-turn.

But officials say the groundbreaking three-quarter-mile strip of pavement will save passengers time when they fly into Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, and it could trim millions of dollars from airlines’ fuel costs every year.

The “end-around taxiway” slated to open next month at the world’s busiest airport is a $42 million project that will change the way many passengers landing at the airport get to their gates.