Doncaster Sheffield Robin Hood International Airport: A Critical Appraisal Introduction In critically appraising the reasons behind the construction of Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield International Airport, it is evident that the primary incentive of proponents of the new airport was to generate more passenger and freight traffic into and out of Yorkshire, Humber, and the surrounding region. Developers forecast that the new airport would handle more than two-million passengers and 50,000 tons of freight per year, attracting inbound passengers from around the world and increasing commercial activity in the region. These expectations have not been fulfilled, for passenger traffic over the six years since the airport opened in April of 2005...The end:
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