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Aerotropolis O.R. Tambo International Airport can spark new growth.

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he biggest airport in Africa is O.R. Tambo International Airport. It is a regional hub that plays a vital role in tourism, logistics and trade. The economic impact of the airport is clear, but there are plans to further leverage the advantages that the facility brings to the region. Key to this strategy is the development of an aerotropolis, where the airport becomes a hub of economic activity in the same way that cities anchor various economic sectors that grow up around the centre. Shopping, trading and entertainment are now accepted parts of the GAUTENG BUSINESS 2018/19

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airport experience for the traveller, and these and other sectors are increasingly being expanded to the zone around the airport. As part of its drive to establish the aerotropolis, the City of Ekurhuleni hosted Airport Cities: World Conference and Exhibition in 2013. This was followed by a

Gauteng Business 2018-19  

The 2018-19 edition of the Gauteng Business and Investment Guide is the premier business and investment guide for the Gauteng province and t...

Gauteng Business 2018-19  

The 2018-19 edition of the Gauteng Business and Investment Guide is the premier business and investment guide for the Gauteng province and t...

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