Inspired by, and perhaps a bit envious of, its successful larger sibling Madrid Barajas, Barcelona El Prat is embracing a new strategy to develop into a "reference" hub with the support of a considerable €5.1 billion ($6.3 billion) investment by its owner and operator Aena. The investment includes an extension of the main runway (07L/25R) to 3,352 m. (10,997 ft.), a new third runway (07R/25L, 2,660 m.), a new control tower and a stunning passenger terminal designed by ...

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