The Airport as Distribution Center: Viewpoint of a Developing Country 801054

Besides providing aeronautical services and facilitating passengers, airports to-day are acquiring a new dimension by becoming distribution centers. In the coming decade the airports of developing countries have to devote special care to fulfilling their commercial role. With the financial support of the neighbourhood community, they have to promote themselves. Air cargo would be increasingly containerized and would require mechanical handling. Physical facilities for handling cargo would need expansion. Quicker processing of cargo and computer application would help.


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