3.4 – Regional Airports: Quality versus Quantity

heerkensWhat will the future bring for regional airports in the Netherlands? Heerkens emphasized that in the long run less regional airports are in use, but those that remain will be in better shape. Twente and possibly Maastricht-Aachen might outperform their competitors in the long run, so that they attract the concentration of traffic needed to prosper. But, given the Dutch national policy on regional airports, this is not likely to occur. Some years ago, the national government handed over responsibility for running regional airports to regional actors like municipalities and airport shareholders. Hence, there is no view of the national government on the desired shape of the regional airport infrastructure – at least not officially.

Advertisements

About Admin
Welcome to my Personal Blog! Just feel free to come back regularly and read some updates or subscribe to an RSS feed!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: