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The longest runway at Barajas will close for construction for almost a month in 2015 Airports

Runway at Barajas airport Madrid by Oz-Flickr

On Monday the news source ABC informed that the Madrid airport will begin one of the biggest renovation projects undertaken in the last decade. Its runway 18R/36L, the longest in the airport and even in Spain, will be completely rebuilt between the 15th of January and the 15th of October. This intervention will force the closure of the runway dedicated to the takeoff and landing of transatlantic flights 23 days after Holy Week (the week leading up to Easter), specifically between the 17th of April and the 10th of May. The stoppage of activity could extend four more days to…