Key Choice for Crunch on Airports

Amid rising demand for air travel, legislators and activists face tough question -- expand big hubs or build more regional airports?

October 11, 2000, 5:00 AM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @

At issue are two different views of the future. One would expand existing major metro airports in an attempt to provide comprehensive service and lower prices. The second would incorporate little-used existing airfields,abandoned military sites, and new mini-airports to create aregional network of airports closer to suburban citizens. The decisions will shape travelers' experiences for decades to come."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

Wednesday, October 4, 2000 in The Christian Science Monitor


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