Terminal Velocity noun the speed one has to travel from gate to gate in an airport to make a flight connection"
Faster than you can move.
Worried about the take-off before the landing.
Negative velocity. n. The speed achieved traversing the downtown connector in Atlanta in an attempt to reach Hartsfield Jackson Airport when time is a factor.
Always seems like the flights are on opposite sides of the terminal.
terminal …ie terminal in all senses of the word
I went to a connecting flight. They were on ‘last call’ for boarding so I hurried in. It turns out I caught the wrong flight to the right destination. Planes were departing hourly at that time of day.