The Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq is spending $300 million to upgrade Erbil International Airport in an effort to make the city that sits just 60 mi. from the Turkish and Iranian borders an important transportation hub. "We are in the center of the Middle East and want to play a strategic role in civil aviation," KRG President Massoud Barzani told ATWOnline in Erbil. A new terminal capable of handling 2.7 million passengers annually is scheduled to be ...

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