Airplane bathrooms are, in most cases, boxes of filth. And to avoid having to cram yourself in one of those flying Porta Potties, there’s only one solution: using the airport bathroom. Not all airport bathrooms are created equal, however. Some are bright, clean, and even artsy, while others are old, dingy, and sometimes plain weird. At Denver International Airport, for example, the bathrooms have large two-way windows, which means you have a lovely view of the tarmac where the aircrafts taxi and take off and the pilots and passengers have a lovely view of you after you’ve taken a pee.
For all of the bad airport bathrooms out there, some are also award worthy. For example, the two airport bathrooms nominated by Cintas for the 2022 America’s Best Restroom contest that are designed to be both utilitarian and beautiful, making the inevitable visit to the airport bathroom a pleasant experience rather than just a necessary one.