Oil field discovered at Iranian airport

Photo: Oil field discovered at Iranian airport   / Iran

Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec.28 / Trend, T.Jafarov /

An oil field has been discovered in the vicinity of the airport near the city of Ahvaz in Iran, resulting in the airport having to be relocated.

Director of the Iranian Airports Company Mohammed Rasulnijad made this statement, official news website of Iranian television İribnews reported on Friday.

He said the field has been discovered near the airport's runway.

"The Iranian Oil Ministry will acquire Ahvaz airport and the new airport will be built in 15 kilometres from the city," Rasulnijad said.

He said the Cabinet of Ministers had already taken a decision in connection with the transfer of the airport and the construction of a new centre will start in the coming days.

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