Government Approves Sde Dov Airport Closure to Make Way for Thousands of Homes

The government approves plan to shut down the airport in north Tel Aviv by the end of 2018, turning the last big parcel of land in the city available for construction.

A plan to shut down Sde Dov Airport in north Tel Aviv by the end of 2018 - and turn the site over to housing construction - was approved by the government on Sunday. The site is the last big parcel of land inside the city available for development.