Airports are energy-sucking, soul-destroying, diabetes-inducing, awful places. They combine the worst of human progress. Over zealous, unnecessary security measures. Fast food. Overpriced merchandise no one could possibly need. Lots of rules and paperwork. Fake air and fake plants.
But, in the absence of teleporting abilities or your own boat, this is how we travel. So we eat sushi rather than burgers, walk without shopping, and force a smile. Let the holiday begin.