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Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 2:00 PM - For Immediate Release

Sacramento Intl Airport is a contender for USA-Today “Best Airport Art” contest

Long known for its breathtaking collection of public art, Sacramento International Airport is now one of the nominees in USA Today’s Best US Airports for Art online contest. 
To give your thumbs-up, visit
People can vote up to once a day for the run of the contest, which ends 9 a.m. PST Monday, Nov. 11.
The winners will be announced on Nov. 13.
Sacramento International Airport Terminal A features six commissioned works of art, including “Samson,” a sculpture consisting of two 23-foot pillars constructed with luggage.  Terminal B has a dozen commissioned works of art, including “Leap,” a 56-foot red aluminum rabbit that has been featured in numerous magazine and newspaper articles.

The Sacramento County Department of Airport is responsible for planning, developing, operating and maintaining the county’s four airports: Sacramento International Airport, Executive Airport, Mather Airport and Franklin Field. Sacramento International Airport offers more than 150 daily nonstop flights on 10 domestic and international carriers to 30 cities. The regional economic impact of the Sacramento County airport system is more than $4 billion annually. For more information, visit