[QODLink]
Europe

Berlin's new airport draws criticism

Construction budget more than doubled from $2.3bn to more than $6bn, but there is still no completion date.

Last Modified: 01 Aug 2013 14:40
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

Berlin’s new airport is fast becoming one of the country’s most expensive construction projects.

Its budget has more than doubled from $2.3bn to more than $6bn.

There is no completion date and officials have been forced to open parts of the airport in stages.

Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from Berlin.

51

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
City
Featured on Al Jazeera
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Featured
The seizure of the Tabqa airbase highlights the Islamic State's consolidation of power in eastern Syria, analysts say.
Traditional spring festival blossoms outside India through fun runs, raves and TV commercials.
Parents unable to look after children are marrying them off at a tender age, exposing them to maternal deaths.
New measures needed as dozens of citizens fighting with Islamic State pose home-grown terror threat, PM Abbott says.
Israel has re-arrested dozens of Palestinians in the West Bank, an act a human rights group says is 'unjustified'.
join our mailing list