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The incredible mile-long floating CITY - complete with schools, a hospital, parks and an airport for its 50,000 residents



Giddy sufferers look away now. A Florida-based firm has designed a floating city called Freedom Ship to spend the entire time at sea.

Craft is a mile long, 25-storeys high and has enough space for 50,000 permanent residents.

It features schools, hospitals, art galleries, shops, parks, an aquarium, a casino and even an art gallery as well as airport roof and a rear docking bay.






Also included in the design of a shopping center covering 1,700,000 square foot.

Designed by Freedom Ship International ( FSI ) , the medium is set to cost $ 10 billion and would weigh 2,700,000 tons - which means it would be too big to ever enter a port .

Its designer was released photographs of what they expect the mile - long vessel will look computer generated .

It has enough space for 50,000 permanent residents within its 25 storeys and boasts schools , hospitals , art galleries , shops , parks , an aquarium and a casino . It would even have its own airport on the roof , there is a small airport serving private and commercial aircraft carrying up to 40 passengers each.

Roger M Gooch , director and vice - president of the Florida -based firm Freedom Ship International , said : " The Freedom Ship is the largest vessel ever built , and the first ever floating city . '

His company is trying to raise the estimated £ 6billion needed to turn the dream , which is several years in the planning , a fact the ocean .

' It will be a very heavily capitalized project and the global economy in the last few years would not be too inviting for unproven progressive projects like ours , " he added .

" [ But ] in the last six months we have been getting more interest in the project and we have hope we raise $ 1billion ( £ 600million ) to start construction . ' The ship would spend 70 percent of its time anchored off the main city and the rest sailing between countries .

Powered by solar panels and wave power , the city will navigate from the eastern coast of the U.S. across the Atlantic to Europe and the Mediterranean .

Making it loops back and sail around the Cape of Good Hope at the end of Africa and across Australia . Heading to East Asia , more steer spending across the Pacific before the end of the year on the west coast of North America . Chase this summer day in South America .

If completed , the city is the beam 750ft , 350ft high and 4,500 ft long - more than three times longer than the Queen Mary II cruise ship .


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