The sixth floor of a West London shopping mall is the last place you would expect to find an airport.
But a decommissioned British Airways plane is the gateway to a city run by children, who make a "living" by taking on jobs changing tires, delivering packages or fixing teeth. The currency is monitored daily and its economy tweaked when necessary.
Welcome to KidZania – a theme park-cum-real-world-role-play center equipped with its own banking system and town center built to scale.
London's £25 million ($39.1 million) branch is nearing completion. The park will add to 16 existing locations that have attracted 30 million visitors worldwide. London expects 750,000 guests in their first year alone and aims for 950,000 by year three, which isn't bad for a site just slightly bigger than an American football stadium.