Oil discovered under Iranian airport
The Iranian authorities are planning to relocate an airport in the north-west of the country in connection with the discovery of oil deposits underneath the current location according to reports in the local media.
The field was discovered under the building of the international airport of the city of Ahwaz in Khuzestan province.
The National Iranian Oil Company agreed to purchase the airport the deposits underneath it.
The new airport will be built 15 kilometers from Ahwaz.