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Official Opening Date of New Zagreb Airport Revealed

New Zagreb Airport to open this month (photo: VelikiMeshtar under CC)

The date for the official opening of the brand new Franjo Tuđman International Airport in Zagreb has been set.

The new airport will have its official opening on 21 March 2017, daily Vecernji list reports. Invitations have started to be sent out to guests for the opening of the new 313 million euro-terminal, which has taken three years to build and spans 65,000 square meters on four levels.

(photo credit: Petar Mežnarek ‘ Zagreb Airport)

The opening ceremony will begin on 21 March with the Croatian national anthem at 7 p.m., and the airport’s concessionaires, MZLZ, have promised an enjoyable and varied programme on the night.

The invitation states that guests will also be able to enjoy ‘carefully selected culinary specialties from around the world’. The official cutting of the ribbon will take place at 7:40 p.m.

Zagreb’s new terminal at night (photo credit: Petar Mežnarek/Zagreb Airport)

Whilst the airport will be offically opened on 21 March, according to the report it will not open for traffic until 28 March 2017.

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