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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.

Illustration for article titled 12 Floating Airports That Turn City Skylines and Rivers into Landing Strips
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Aerial landing field on blimp

Illustration for article titled 12 Floating Airports That Turn City Skylines and Rivers into Landing Strips

Japanese Megafloat Concept Airport

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Edward Armstrong Seadrome

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Skyscraper airport design concept, 1930

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Proposed airport over Penn Station in NY, 1929

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Turntable runway, rooftop airport for cities

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Floating Runways for Seaplanes

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Norman Bel Geddes' design for a floating airport off Wall Street

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M Lurcat design for floating airport in middle of Paris

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London Airport over Thames, 1930s

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Zeckendorf's 1946 idea to deck over midtown Manhattan

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Rooftop airport design from Amazing Stories, 1928

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