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Airport to nowhere: Thousands of migrants stranded in abandoned Athens terminal

April 2, 2016 - Uncategorized



ATHENS – It’s been 15 years since the last plane took off from the Greek capital’s former international airport, which stretches along the Aegean Sea and lies a short drive south of the city centre. 

If things had gone according to plan, Ellinikon (also known as Hellinikon) might have become Athens’ equivalent of Tempelhof Airport in Berlin: a sprawling communal area where families, cyclists, skaters and kite-flyers whiz along the disused runways and revel in unkempt meadows that stretch out to the horizon.

But in crisis-hit Greece, nothing has gone according to plan. And the global financial collapse of 2008 sent Greece into economic purgatory and ended hopes for the new metropolitan park.  Read more…

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