Dead Sea council proposes international airport near Masada – Tamar Regional Council wants to convert the Bar-Yehuda airfield into an international airport. | Globes
Plans are afoot to convert the modest Bar-Yehuda airfield near Masada into an international airport. Sources inform „Globes“ that the Dead Sea Region Economic Co. is promoting such a project and recently submitted a proposal to the District Planning and Building Commission. In the proposal, the company wrote, „This plan recognizes the tourist potential of this region, in its history, because of its proximity to Masada, and in its geography.“ The proposal adds that the airfield would be upgraded to serve as a gateway for international tourism.