Airport infrastructure continues to scale new heights and, on occasion, new lengths and widths as well. Sarah McCay takes a look at the big and the small at gateways around the world.
Isaiah Johnson considers whether investing in common use solutions offers smaller airports the same benefits as it does for the world’s mid to large-size hubs.
The planning and design of Kuala Lumpur’s existing low-cost carrier terminal and its $1.2 billion replacement shows just how flexible airports have to be when building major new infrastructure, writes Joe Bates.
ACI World’s new economics director, Dr Rafael Echevarne, reflects on the importance of non-aeronautical revenues and the latest developments in the regulatory till debate.
Ralph Bauer reports on the challenges architects and planners face by the rising cost of airport construction materials.
Winning the support of local communities should be the vital first step in guaranteeing the success of airport capital development projects, writes Jesse McKnight.
Houston Hobby’s soon-to-be completed development programme has breathed new life into a 50-year old facility, writes Jay Srinivasan.
HOK design director, Ernest Cirangle, explores how planners can help airports prepare for natural disasters.
Architect, Lord Norman Foster, outlines proposals for a new London airport.
Airports built close to water, on reclaimed land or with beachside runways face a number of unique operational challenges, writes Chris Beanland.
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