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Editorial | Mexico City’s new airport will be an environmental disaster—so let’s make a NP around it

Mexico City long ago outgrew the two-terminal Benito Juárez International Airport, which is notorious for delays, overcrowding and canceled flights.


Construction is now underway on a striking new international airport east of this metropolis of 20 million. When it opens in late 2020, the LEED-certified new airport – whose terminal building was designed by renowned British architect Norman Foster in collaboration with the well-known Mexican architect Fernando Romero – is expected to eventually serve 125 million passengers. That’s more than Chicago O'Hare and Los Angeles’ LAX.


http://theconversation.com/mexico-citys-new-airport-is-an-environmental-disaster-but-it-could-become-a-huge-national-park-95992

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