Cabinet to vote on construction of new Eilat airport

The cabinet will vote this Sunday on building the proposed international airport just north of Eilat in the Timna Valley, the Prime Minister’s Office announced on Monday.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu made the announcement at a meeting of the Ministerial Committee on the Development of Eilat, which he heads.
At the meeting, plans were unveiled to convert the port of Eilat and the southern coastal strip into an area for further hotel construction, his office said in a statement.