Paper presented at the 20th Annual South African Transport Conference 16 - 20 July 2001 "Meeting the transport challenges in Southern Africa", CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa. ABSTRACT: This paper explores the potential role and the impact of airports and harbours on urban development in the 21st Century. Today the aviation and shipping industries mean wealth and prosperity as millions of passengers and freight or cargo arrive and depart at airports and harbours. This paper
also highlights the challenges likely to be faced by local authorities, planners and urban practitioners.
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