The Concept of the Aerotropolis: A Review

CASS Working Papers on Economics and National Affairs, EC006UC

13 Pages Posted: 2 Jul 2019

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Usman W. Chohan

UNSW Business School; Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI); Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS)

Date Written: June 30, 2019

Abstract

The domain of aviation is already a centerpiece of global economic life, and its importance to socioeconomic activity continues to grow by leaps and bounds, which is why the concept of the aerotropolis, as urban design centered around an aviation hub, has gained renewed attention. This working paper examines the concept of the aerotropolis as it has emerged in the academic sphere, both in terms of its merits and criticisms, with a view to delineating its applicability to future aviation requirements.

Keywords: aviation, aerotropolis, airport city, urban development

Suggested Citation

Chohan, Usman W., The Concept of the Aerotropolis: A Review (June 30, 2019). CASS Working Papers on Economics and National Affairs, EC006UC, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3412543 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3412543

Usman W. Chohan (Contact Author)

UNSW Business School ( email )

UNSW Business School
High St
Sydney, NSW 2052
Australia

Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI) ( email )

Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS) ( email )

Islamabad
Pakistan

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