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Construction Starts on New Zagreb Airport Terminal

plesoConstruction has started on Wednesday on the new passenger terminal at Zagreb international airport, with the French concession holders looking at a finish date of the end of 2016, reports Tportal

ZAIC (Zagreb Airport International Company), who were granted a 30-year concession to build and manage a new passenger terminal at Zagreb’s Pleso airport in Croatia’s capital, have spent the past 6 months preparing for construction which started today. The first phase of building is expected to cost 240 million EUR, with the terminal featuring eight air bridges, and being able to accommodate a capacity of five million passengers per year. Construction will also include a new aircraft apron, and a parking lot for cars 250,000 square meters.

There has been one causalty however already from the French takeover, easyJet have announced that they will no longer be flying into Zagreb after the new owners raised airport fees.

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