Controversy in Lisbon Over New ‘Cheap’ Airport

Ecologists argue that the project will have a strong environmental impact at the mouth of the Tagus River.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Six environmental organizations have denounced the environmental study, which gives the go-ahead to the future Lisbon airport, which will be located in the town of Montijo.

After half a century of studies evaluating options in different places, the chosen site is in a military airbase in the Tagus estuary, the country's main flooded area, with a rich fauna protected by international treaties. The facility is key to decongest the so-called "worst airport in the world," according to the company specializing in AirHelp complaints.

If the opposition parties - PC (Communist Party), The Greens and . . .

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