Israel opens new airport to boost Eilat tourism, provide wartime back-up

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the airport control tower of the new Ramon International Airport in Timna Valley, north to Eilat, Israel, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Amir Cohen/File Photo

TIMNA, Israel (Reuters) – Israel opened a new international airport outside its Red Sea resort of Eilat on Monday, hoping to boost winter tourism from Europeans and provide an alternative for times of conflict to its main gateway in Tel Aviv. Abutting the Jordanian border some 19 km (12 miles) north of Eilat, Ilan and […]

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