A Megaregional Airport Proposal in PAM

atlanta dinosaur.jpgAn August 1 editorial in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution highlights the importance of considering the megaregional scale when planning for airports in metro Atlanta. The Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport currently serves 85 million passengers and will likely double that amount by 2025. Regional leaders are now exploring sites for a second airport and have received a million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to do so. The editorial proposes consideration of Chattanooga, Tennessee as a possible location, connected to metro Atlanta by high-speed rail.

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