A new urban form where cities are built around airports speedily connecting time-sensitive suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and business people to distant customers, clients, and marketplaces.


Air commerce expert, John D. Kasarda, has published ten books and more than 100 articles on airport cities and the aerotropolis, air logistics, business competitiveness, and urban economic development.

John D. Kasarda

Dr. Kasarda defined the term "aerotropolis" and works with airports, cities, and countries worldwide to leverage airports and aviation for commercial development and economic growth.

Airports will shape business location and urban development in the 21st century as much as highways did in the 20th century, railroads in the 19th and seaports in the 18th
Dr. John D. Kasarda