Thursday, February 24, 2011

Air Travel Booming in Asia

China plans to build at least 45 new airports in the next five years as air gtravel booms throughout Asia and India. Here's the AP story via

The cost for the new Chinese airports: $230 billion.

One interesting aspect of new airport-building in Asia is that when you build an airport from scratch, you get to work in all of the modern design and engineering innovations that existing airports, like those in the U.S. and Europe, struggle to accommodate.


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