Israel Naming New Airport After Astronaut

Israel will build a new international airport at Timna near the Red Sea resort of Eilat to boost tourism in the southern region of the country. The airport will be named after the late Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon. An 11-mi. light rail train will connect the Ramon airport and downtown Eilat, a...

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