Vertiport Opens At Paris AAM Sandbox

Volocopter’s 2X prototype flies above the runway at the new vertiport at Pontoise while a light aircraft lands. In the foreground is a full-scale model of the VoloCity.

Credit: Angus Batey/AW&ST
PONTOISE, France–Another step toward operating a commercial urban air mobility (UAM) service in Paris during the 2024 Summer Olympics has been taken with the opening of a vertiport terminal within the Advanced Air Mobility Sandbox test environment at the Pontoise Aerodrome here. The building...

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