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Zadar Airport to Undergo €1.5 Million Expansion

(photo credit: Zadar Airport)

The new Zagreb airport terminal is almost complete and ready to open for business, and Split and Dubrovnik airports are set to be upgraded, and now an expansion for another coastal airport.

Zadar Airport, located just under two hours from Split, has been granted permits to expand its international departures area, SeeNews reports.

The project, worth 1.5 million euros, has been approved by the Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning and will see Zadar Airport’s capacity increase. It will also allow the airport to adapt to Schengen standards.


Zadar Airport handled 515,000 passengers in 2016, 27,774 more than it handled the year prior. It was the first time in the airport’s history that it passed the 500,000 passenger mark.

2017 is expected to be a busy year for the airport, with the likes of Ryanair, Eurowings, Flybe and easyJet all announcing routes there.

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