TEHRAN, Sept. 5 (Mehr News Agency) - The second runway of Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKIA) will open by next month, said the managing director of the IKIA here on Friday.
Talking to Mehr News Agency, Mehdi Hamidanpur said that the IKIA is mulling over the tender of the airport's third runway.
The official noted that the IKIA development plan has been prepared in the frame of a 26-year program.
IKIA is located about 30 kilometers (19 mi) south of Tehran. It was designed to replace Mehrabad International Airport, which is in the west of the city, now inside the city boundaries.
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