It was the billion euro airport designed to cater for Spain’s booming economy – serving both city and coast via a state-of-the-art high speed rail link.
Projected to take the overflow from Madrid’s Barajas airport, some 150 miles to the north, Ciudad Real’s flagship transport hub was to be a symbol of modern Spain’s affluence.
But sadly it has proved to be one of a number of many white elephants for the nation, shutting down in April after just three years of operation.
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