Ocean International Airport

With one of the smallest and busiest airports in the country, San Diego is thinking about upgrading its facilities. One idea is to build a new airport on the ocean.
October 23, 2009, 12pm PDT | Nate Berg
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The airport would actually be a large floating structure located about 10 miles off the coast. The Infrastructurist gives the low-down on the idea.

"In the midst of this pickle, along comes a fellow named Adam Englund. He's a local lawyer who studied international law at Cambridge and has long nurtured a fascination with the idea of floating cities. He's got an idea–a $20 billion business plan, even.

It's so incredibly simple, says Englund. We live next to all this open, watery space. Let's put the airport in the ocean."

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Published on Thursday, October 22, 2009 in The Infrastructurist
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