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  • Dubai 09: Raytheon aims airport security system at Middle East


    Raytheon believes there is a burgeoning market in the Middle East and beyond for its airport security systems as...


  • From our correspondent in Iraq: Kurdistan's new Erbil airport, with 5km runway, aims for regional hub role


    <P>Iraq’s northern region of Kurdistan is expecting to open a new $300 million international airport next year which...


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  • Dubai 09: Raytheon aims airport security system at Middle East

    News | 17 Nov 2009 18:00 | Murdo Morrison

    Raytheon believes there is a burgeoning market in the Middle East and beyond for its airport security systems as governments replace or refurbish ageing...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dubai-09-Raytheon-aims-airport-security-system-at-Middle-East-334965/
  • Iraq's Kurds plan new Erbil airport

    News | 30 Jan 2007 00:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Region hopes to attract business and act as stopover hubhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Iraqs-Kurds-plan-new-Erbil-airport-211785/
  • From our correspondent in Iraq: Kurdistan's new Erbil airport, with 5km runway, aims for regional hub role

    News | 24 Jan 2007 15:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <P>Iraq’s northern region of Kurdistan is expecting to open a new $300 million international airport next year which the local government believes will be essential to attracting business to the area.</P> <P>While the Iraqi capital Baghdad remains highly volatile, the northern Kurdistan province’s primary city Erbil has been relatively stable – although it suffered a twin suicide bombing three years ago which killed scores of people including several high-ranking political figures, and another devastating bomb attack 15 months later.</P> <P>The present airport, formerly a military base from which the <A href="http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9608/31/iraq/index.html" target=_blank>Iraqi&nbsp;air force launched attacks on Kurdish population</A>, is a simple structure with few facilities. It has a 1,500m<SUP>2</SUP> (16,100ft<SUP>2</SUP>) terminal and two aprons with eight remote aircraft stands, plus a 2,800m (9,190ft) runway equipped with instrument landing systems.</P> <P>This runway, desighttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/From-our-correspondent-in-Iraq-Kurdistans-new-Erbil-airport-with-5km-runway-aims-for-regional-hub-role-211743/