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A Political Analysis of Alternatives in Space and Time

New Lisbon Airport Megaproject

In several aspects, the New Lisbon Airport resembles a modern odyssey in territorial planning. One can trace its origins back to the post-Salazarian 1970s. In the new millennium, it has encountered more obstacles such as regional political movements and the post-2007 financial crisis that seriously challenged government plans. This paper seeks to analyse the project in terms of space and time while comparing it with alternatives that emerged in the process of planning and politics.



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