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The northern Dalmatian region of Ravni Kotari will be home to Croatia's first private airport, reports portal dnevnik.hr.
The urban plan, which includes the private airport, was finally approved by the local city council earlier this month, allowing retired pilot and entrepreneur Josip Crncevic to begin his project.
The private airport, which will be located between the Dalmatians town on Zadar and Sibenik, will have a 1.4 kilometer long and 25 meter wide runway and will be able to accommodate about 6,000 takeoffs and landings annually from aircraft's with a capacity of up to 80 passengers.
Crncevic also plans to build exclusive hotels, a casino, sports facilities, a swimming pool and other hospitality facilities at the airport location.
The first phase of the project, the construction of runways, hangars and administration buildings will see around 30 million Euros invested and 100 people employed. Investors from Saudi Arabia and Hong Kong will join in the second phase of the project which will employ 1,000 people.
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