Airports of the World - Nov/Dec 2014

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World Routes 2014
The host city for this year’s World Route Development Forum was Chicago which, as Editor Mark Nicholls reports, put on an outstanding show for the event’s 20th anniversary.

Welcome to New York – The Downtown Way
LaGuardia Airport has been a popular gateway to the New York City area since the 1930s – so much so that capacity issues have been a problem for decades. Luigi Vallero looks at its history and its plans for further development.

Wales’ Multipurpose Gem
Martyn Cartledge recounts the history of Hawarden Airport and details how it has evolved to serve one of the world’s largest plane makers and host a range of smaller businesses, among them the Aviation Park Group.

Cape Town’s Gateway
Following substantial investment in terminal facilities, Cape Town International Airport is about to embark on a major runway project. Sebastian Schmitz travelled to South Africa to find out more.

Clark Evolution
Clark International Airport in the Philippines continues to expand, and as Ron Mak and Arnel P San Pedro report, there is a lot more to come.

Santa Cruz – Little Jewel
Sebastian Schmitz visits El Trompillo, the smaller of two airports serving the Bolivian city of Santa Cruz


Detailed news coverage from the global airport scene.

Snapshot – Anchorage Alaska
In May 1980 Ron Mak travelled to Anchorage International Airport and photographed an impressive selection of classic aircraft.

Airport Analysis – Aerotropolis – A Brave New World
Dr Nicola Davies talks to some key figures involved in developing the aerotropolis, and looks at current and future concepts.

Industry Column – Scotland’s Devolved Airports
Following the ‘no’ vote for Scottish Independence, we find out how airports in the country have managed since it gained powers under devolution in 1999.

Airport Infrastructure – Cornwall Aerohub
A business and jobs revolution is taking place at Newquay Airport in the South West region of England. Editor Mark Nicholls profiles the Aerohub project and was impressed by the commitment made by all involved.

Some of the latest innovations to benefit airports.

On The Spot – Craig Richmond – Vancouver
David Arminas speaks to Vancouver International Airport’s President and CEO, Craig Richmond, about this thriving gateway to one of Canada’s most exciting cities.

UK Airport Visitors
Our readers’ gallery – featuring a selection of the more interesting aircraft that have recently visited UK airports.

Flying Visits – Kuala Lumpur
Spencer Bennett flies from Singapore to experience a day in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur.

We explain some of the abbreviations and acronyms that regularly appear in the pages of Airports of the World.