The economic impact of a major airport


  • Margery al Chalabi



Economic impact, Airport


The author, President of the al Chalabi Group (ACG), Ltd., Chicago, USA, is an architect, graduate of the Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, and of the Graduate School of Ekistics of the Athens Technological Institute, Greece, and also a member of the World Society for Ekistics (WSE). Ms al Chalabi has over 30 years of experience as an urban and regional economist. In addition to her work on the 16-year planning effort for the Third Airport for Chicago, she was instrumental in saving and rehabilitating the landmark Chicago Theater. Ms al Chalabi has developed numerous corridor development strategies; designed and conducted innovative market surveys for long-distance travel; and has written extensively for the Urban Land Institute. The text that follows was distributed to the participants at the WSE Symposion on "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, M. (2002). The economic impact of a major airport. Ekistics and The New Habitat, 69(415-417), pp. 243-249.

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