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Change of Land Use Patterns in the Areas Close to the Airport Development Area and Some Implicating Factors

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  • Kanokporn Swangjang

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    (Department of Environmental Science, Faculty of Science, Silpakorn University, Nakorn Pathom 73000, Thailand)

  • Visut Iamaram

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    (Banpu Public Company Limited, 1550 New Petchaburi Road, Makkasan, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand)

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    This paper presents the description of land use change in the suburbs near Suvarnabhumi International Airport, with a focus on land use patterns before and during airport development. According to geographic information system (GIS), land use patterns are categorized into three main groups, namely intensive urban development land, areas developed under environmental conditions, and natural land. Steps of land use changes, land use planning and related factors concerning number of population, dwelling units and factories were analyzed. In the short term, urban development dramatically increases by 39.97% whereas the areas developed under environmental conditions decreased by 37.52%, with significant correlation ( P P > 0.05). Urbanization of the areas where the airport is located increased between 10.07% and 15.57%. The changes of land use comply with the Integrated Town and Country Planning. The areas where urbanization is small are under the area designated as the green area. Urban expansion is mainly a result of increase in residential areas which is closely related to number of population. Such changes indicate a need for more effective urban development planning and management to conserve environmental quality.

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    Article provided by MDPI, Open Access Journal in its journal Sustainability.

    Volume (Year): 3 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 9 (September)
    Pages: 1517-1530

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    Handle: RePEc:gam:jsusta:v:3:y:2011:i:9:p:1517-1530:d:14053

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    Keywords: land use change; town and country planning; Suvarnabhumi Airport;

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