Whether sitting atop the Hudson or drifting just above a skyscraper, these conceptual floating airports put landing strips where they're needed most: in the middle of bustling metropoleis. Our friends at Oobject have assembled 12 of the best.
Be sure to also check out these converted jets and jungle planes.
Aerial landing field on blimp
Japanese Megafloat Concept Airport
Edward Armstrong Seadrome
Skyscraper airport design concept, 1930
Proposed airport over Penn Station in NY, 1929
Turntable runway, rooftop airport for cities
Floating Runways for Seaplanes
Norman Bel Geddes' design for a floating airport off Wall Street
M Lurcat design for floating airport in middle of Paris
London Airport over Thames, 1930s
Zeckendorf's 1946 idea to deck over midtown Manhattan
Rooftop airport design from Amazing Stories, 1928