A comprehensive planning framework for the National Aviation System, USA


  • Suhail al Chalabi


Planning, National Aviation System, USA


The author, Vice-President of the ai Chalabi Group (ACG), Ltd., Chicago, USA, is an architect, graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, and of the Graduate School of Ekistics of the Athens Technological Institute, Greece, and also a member of the World Society for Ekistics (WSE). He has over 30 years of experience as a regional planner and transportation planner; he served in several state, city and regional government positions in the USA and, prior to joining the al Chalabi Group, he was Commissioner of Economic Development for the City of Chicago. For ten years the al Chalabi Group has been actively involved in all aspects of planning for the Third Airport for the Chicago region. They have conducted aviation and demographic forecasts; estimated socio-economicand development impacts; and coordinated ground transportation improvement for this 5 billion dollar project. The text that follows was distributed to the participants at the WSE Symposion "Defining Success of the City in the 21st Century," Berlin, 24-28 October, 2001, which the author was finally unable to attend.



How to Cite

al Chalabi, S. (2002). A comprehensive planning framework for the National Aviation System, USA. Ekistics and The New Habitat, 69(415-417), pp. 250-258. Retrieved from http://ekisticsjournal.org/index.php/journal/article/view/344