Definition of aerotropolis in English:

aerotropolis

noun

  • A city or urban area centred around an airport.

    ‘the planned development of an aerotropolis at the international airport’

Origin

1930s (originally referring to the concept of a skyscraper that would incorporate a rooftop airfield and other airport facilities): blend of aero- and metropolis.

Pronunciation

aerotropolis

/ˌɛːrəˈtrɒp(ə)lɪs/