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When airports shutter, what should we do with them?

Amanda Shendruk
Athen's airports, one new, one old

As past-their-prime airports are abandoned, what should—or can—be done with the unique spaces and buildings left behind? It’s a question communities ask around the world. Following years of legal battles, Santa Monica Airport near Los Angeles will be closing in 2028, with residents hoping to see the space turned into a park. Aero-philes in in…

 

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