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AVIATION -TAV airports holding renews Macedonian Ohrid airport.

ISTANBUL, Apr 10, 2011 (TUR) -- Tepe-Akfen-Vie (TAV) Airports Holding completed the restoration of Ohrid St. Paul the Apostle Airport in Macedonia.

TAV stated on Sunday that the airport was renewed nearly within one year, adding that the opening ceremony was participated by Macedonian Premier Nikola Gruevski and TAV Airports Holding Executive Board Chairman Sani Sener.

Gruevski said that they were expecting a great development in Ohrid in tourism aspect, adding that they envisaged a significant rise in the number of Dutch and Russian tourists thanks to the connections TAV established.

Sener said that the new terminal building of Skopje Airport would also be completed within this year, adding that they were pleased to work in Macedonia with the projects Skopje Alexander the Great and Ohrid St. Paul the Apostle airports.

Ohrid takes place in UNESCO's World Heritage list.

TAV was established in 1997, as a joint venture between Tepe and Akfen Groups following the bid for the Istanbul Ataturk Airport International Terminal Contract.

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