Hungarian real estate developer Biggeorge's Holding announced plans to build a new airport in Szekesfehervar about 60 km. southwest of Budapest, in a statement cited by Reuters. Alba Airport is scheduled to be operational in the first half of 2010 and "will cater primarily to low-cost, charter and other airlines serving European point-to-point destinations, offering an alternative to Budapest [Ferihegy]," it said.

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