THE AIRPORT - A CENTER OF ECONOMIC GRAVITY

THE AIRPORT AS AN INSTRUMENTALITY OF AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES PERFORMS A FUNCTION OF SUBSTANTIAL ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE TO THE COMMUNITY AND COUNTRY IT SERVES. IT PROVIDES THE FACILITY THAT GIVES BUSINESS AND INDUSTRIAL COMMUNITIES ACCESS TO A NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL AIR TRANSPORT NETWORK THAT LINKS CITIES AND NATIONS TOGETHER. THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF A MAJOR AIRPORT, BOTH ON NEIGHBORING REAL ESTATE VALUES AND ON THE ECONOMY OF THE COMMUNITIES IT SERVES, IS QUITE SUBSTANTIAL. AN ACTIVE COMMERCIAL AIRPORT TRULY BECOMES A CENTER OF ECONOMIC GRAVITY WITHIN ITS MARKET AREA. /IAA/AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • From SAE-AIAA-ASME Air Transport Conference, 1972
  • Authors:
    • Foster, J A
  • Publication Date: 1972

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  • Accession Number: 00202317
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Aerospace Abstracts
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1973 12:00AM