Chinese “interest” for the new Heraklion airport

According to “Vima” newspaper, representatives from China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) will meet with Minister George Stathakis in the next few days.

CSCEC is interested for the construction of the new airport in Heraklion, as the Chinese Govt seems to have strategic objectives with this specific project.

Chinese also believe that the new airport in Heraklion is a unique chance for China to be “present” in Europe.

There is also Greek interest for the construction of thwe new airport in Kastelli, from companies such as GEK-Terna, Aktor, J&P Avax, Metka and French company Vinci.

Total budget of the project is 900 mil. euros and it will be constructed in five years after the sign of the contracts.