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Bosnia's Federation allocates 1 mln marka (511,300 euro) to Tuzla airport

Bosnia's Federation allocates 1 mln marka (511,300 euro) to Tuzla airport Author: Vernes Seferovic Licence: Creative Commons CC BY-SA 3.0

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), May 20 (SeeNews) - The government of Bosnia's Federation entity said it allocated 1 million marka ($541,000/511,300 euro) to Tuzla International Airport to help it cover operating costs.

The funds are intended for the procurement of raw materials and personal protective equipment, as well as to cover costs for fuel, insurance, fees and supervision of operations, the entity's government said in a statement on Thursday.

The funding was allocated under the 2022 budget of the Federation.

Passenger numbers at Tuzla airport reached 22,793 in March, up from 11,650 in the same month last year, according to the latest data issued by the airport operator.

The Tuzla airport is one of Bosnia's four international airports. The others are located in Sarajevo, Banja Luka and Mostar.

The Federation is one of two autonomous entities that form Bosnia and Herzegovina. The other one is the Serb Republic.

(1 euro = 1.95583 marka)

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