While the future of the airport is uncertain, plans have been floated to re-open it under UN control and even transform the site into a special tax-free industrial zone. It closed in 1999 and was reduced to a hollow shell, with no windows, doors or floors remaining. About 23,000 of these chicks have since died, police confirmed. ESCAPED DOG ESCAPES BRIEF FROM THE TRACK AT TORONTO AIRPORT.
We can also find astonishing abandoned airports across different countries. Today, only around 3,000 chicks are left alive. Bailen-Barranco airfield also known as El Barranco Bailen Jaen is an abandoned airfield just outside Madrid city. We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.
Built in the 1960s, Kozubnik was a communist party vacation resort complete with swimming pools, saunas, restaurants, bars and even a bowling alley. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. The hotel closed in 1986 after Grossinger's descendants sold it and has been empty ever since. The airport was partly repurposed as a venue for the Athens Olympic Games in 2004, and the northwestern section of the site was used for field hockey, baseball and more. The building has recently been renovated and now houses 101 luxury apartments. Since then the airport's 4,200-metre-long runway, Europe's longest, has had to be continually painted with yellow crosses so pilots flying over the airport will know they cannot land there, according to Spanish media reports.