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  12/31/2012, Tevet 18, 5773

Iran to Move Airport After Oil Found Under Runway


Iran plans to relocate an airport in the southwest of the country after discovering oil deposits under its runway, media reported on Saturday, according to AFP.

The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) "intends to buy Ahvaz airport due to the existence of oil deposits under the airport's tarmac," the state broadcaster's website quoted Mohammad Rasoulinejad, managing director of the Iranian Airports Company, as saying.