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22 Jun 2016

SKIFT: The Airport City That Wants to Be the New Model for Meetings and Knowledge Sharing

Frankfurt International Airport has been expanding over the last decade into a self-described “airport city” to meet growing passenger demand, expected to jump from 61 million people today to as high as 73 million by 2021.


The airport city concept is gaining traction in numerous large gateway destinations around the world from Dallas to Doha. However, the consensus today is that these airports cannot maintain competitive advantage by the size of their infrastructure and volume of connectivity alone, due to the continual buildup of so many airports in today’s major markets.

That’s according to the House of Logistics & Mobility (HOLM) at Frankfurt Airport. The think tank is attempting to help Europe’s third busiest gateway also evolve — beyond just its infrastructure growth — into an advanced-industry knowledge cluster and high-tech business incubator.

Read the full article on SKIFT.


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