The Airport City Phenomenon: Evidence from Large US Airports

@article{Appold2013TheAC,
  title={The Airport City Phenomenon: Evidence from Large US Airports},
  author={Stephen Appold and John D. Kasarda},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  year={2013},
  volume={50},
  pages={1239 - 1259}
}
As air transport for leisure trips, business travel and goods shipment increased rapidly over the past several decades, the emergence of airport cities has been hypothesised. Busy commercial airports may be emerging as central transport nodes in large metropolitan areas, much as ports and rail terminals were in the past, anchoring employment servicing passengers, facilitating frequent travellers and providing a spatial focus for unrelated firms. An analysis of small-area employment data for the… 

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