Landing an Airport? Airport Development and Strategic Land Use Planning in the EU
By Mariëlle Prins
This paper outlines the increased tension between traditional airport planning methods and economic reality in the airport area. Airport planning and increased (international) regulation have considerable effects on the surrounding areas. The quality of spatial policy and planning sub-optimal because it lacks to set the agenda, is not forward and outward focused and often fails to take into account the dynamics at and around the site.
This article is part of the collaboration between Aerlines Magazine and the Dutch Ministry for Housing, Spatial Planning and Environment (VROM).