On CNN: could floating airports become a reality?
Wherever land is at a premium, be it a densely populated metropolitan region, like Tokyo Bay or the Greater London area, or a tiny mountainous island, like many a Caribbean island state, the sea is seen as an option to expand airport capacity.
But this idea comes with quite a few challenges.
In this article on CNN I explore a few concepts and ideas that have been floated (a very appropriate way to call it!) to build airports on water. We are not talking here about simple this land reclamation, but about creating a floating structures that are anchored to the bottom of the sea. We are talking about proper "floating aerotropolis".
Read the CNN article "Floating airports: could they ever become a reality?"...