Iran to spend $110m on refurbishing airports

27 May 2008
The Iranian transport ministry has allocated about $110m for renovations to the country’s airports.

Asghar Ketabchi, managing director of the State Airports Company, a division of the Ministry of Roads and Transportation, says $66m will be allocated for development projects and renovation at various sites in the country.

Particular focus will be placed on Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran, and the airports in Isfahan, Mashhad, and Tabriz.

A further $44m will be spent on purchasing new equipment for these sites. Ketabchi says that in total, about 55 projects at the nation's airport terminals will be undertaken.

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