Schiphol: Moving the airport to the sea? This is how Japan and Hong Kong did that

There is another discussion about a possible transfer from Schiphol to a new artificial island in the North Sea.

Should the Netherlands ever build a new airport at sea, then we are certainly not the first to do so, that is the Japanese city of Osaka and Hong Kong. Already in the 80s and 90s of the last century they installed airports on artificial islands in the sea.

Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen of Infrastructure and Public Works recently conducted research into an airport in the sea and said that it ‘lives enormously in society’ but that there are more disadvantages than benefits. In Japan and Hong Kong they therefore thought differently.

The airport in Hong Kong was even built on a new island that for a large part was built by Dutch companies. In this video you can see how they built a new airport in the sea in Osaka and Hong Kong, and whether that is possible with Schiphol international Airport

Source: NOS Nieuws

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