Living in the Age of Airplanes

IMAX® Theatre

April 10, 2015 - January 30, 2016

Rating: All Ages
Runtime: 47 Minutes
Starring: Narrated by Harrison Ford
Director: Brian J. Terwilliger
Genre: Documentary

How has the airplane changed the world as we know it? Using stunning footage from 18 countries across seven continents, this film shows the profound ways aviation has transformed our lives by connecting countries and cultures to expand our human horizons. Narrated by actor and pilot Harrison Ford, Living in the Age of Airplanes is appropriate for all ages.

Fun Facts

  • There are 7,000 airplanes flying over the United States at any given time.
  • The busiest airport in the world is Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, seeing an average of 250,000 people each day.
  • There's life up there! As many as 1,800 different types of bacteria live high in the sky. Some thrive at altitudes even higher than planes fly.
  • Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, trains more Air Force pilots than any other facility.

Educational Resources

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