An Aerotropolis for Edmonton
Reporter Bill Mah writes, "Increasing numbers of non-aviation firms are clustering in and around airports because of the access, speed and agility that airports provide to the new economy. The migration is transforming city airports into 'airport cities.'"
Edmonton planning director Ken Woltt says that planning the area around the airport should be done very deliberately. "There will be undoubtedly be development around the airport, and we want to do it the best we can," Woitt said.