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What will airports of the future look like?


It is predicted that the number of air passengers will double by 2030 so more and more airports will have to cater for a huge increase in passengers.

One suggestion is that the aerotropolis - a city created with an airport at its heart, not at its edges - should be the model for the future.

But will biggest always mean best? Fiona Foster investigates.

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