Macedonia opens revamped airport
Sunday 11 September 2011
Macedonia on Tuesday reopened its "Alexander the Great" airport after a 18-month revamp which has made it the second largest airport in southeastern Europe ready to serve four million passengers a year.
"It is a great day for Macedonia when its image is changing" as the airport represents the country when passengers first arrive, Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski said.
The airport was modernized after a 110-million-euro ($154 million) investment by the Turkish TAV company which operates the facility.
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