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    Copy-Spain’s unused, billion-euro Don Quixote airport is about to be sold to a Chinese investor for just $11,000

    Spain’s unused, billion-euro Don Quixote airport is about to be sold to a Chinese investor for just $11,000

    Thursday, July 23 2015 9:27 AM EDT2015-07-23 13:27:23 GMT
    Thursday, July 23 2015 9:27 AM EDT2015-07-23 13:27:39 GMT
    In 2006, amid a construction boom in Spain, a tiny town with a population a little over 75,000 people an hour outside Madrid built an airport for €1 billion ($1.1 billion). The town, Ciudad Real, at the time named the new airport after Don Quixote, the windmill-fighting fictional character famous for his delusions of grandeur.Fittingly, it turns out.Just a few years later, the construction boom turned into a bust when the bubble burst, making Spain one of the hardest hit...More>>
    In 2006, amid a construction boom in Spain, a tiny town with a population a little over 75,000 people an hour outside Madrid built an airport for €1 billion ($1.1 billion). The town, Ciudad Real, at the time named the new airport after Don Quixote, the windmill-fighting fictional character famous for his delusions of grandeur.Fittingly, it turns out.Just a few years later, the construction boom turned into a bust when the bubble burst, making Spain one of the hardest hit...More>>
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