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North Korea building new international airport

Sunan Airport in Pyongyang.
Sunan Airport in Pyongyang. Image by (stephan) / CC BY-SA 2.0

A crew of workers has been photographed in Pyongyang, North Korea, at work on a new international airport. The project is believed to be part of North Korea’s continued search for foreign infusions of cash, which could be brought by an influx of tourists. Pyongyang’s current international airport, which hosts the 3000–4000 foreign visitors to North Korea annually, is very small with a single baggage claim area and one duty free store. Read more: businessinsider.com