Google Maps Goes to Gatwick Airport in Its Most Ambitious European Project Yet

It’s been only a couple of years since Google Maps made the leap into airports, mapping the inside of – depending on what kind of a day we’re having – either our favorite or absolutely least favorite places in the world. Since then the Mountain View kids have not only expanded their airport offerings, but have even gone inside actual airplanes ‘waiting’ on the tarmac. What’s left to do?Airport

Do more and go bigger, obviously. TechCrunch reports that Gatwick Airport has become the newest location to receive Google’s 360 degree panoramic Street View treatment. The UK airport – the second busiest in the country – is now apparently open to virtual touring. It only required stitching together 2,000 overlapping photos, matching the results to the airport’s actual layout, and uploading everything. Piece of cake.

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