Mazar-e Sharif airport exterior with scaffolding
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Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan's biggest international airport

24 May 2012 Last updated at 17:40 BST

Afghanistan is soon to get an international airport in its northern province of Balkh.

Once completed, the Mazar-e Sharif international airport is going to be the country's biggest airport.

The $60m investment came from the European Union and the United Arab Emirates.

Karen Zarindast reports.

Video produced by BBC Persian's Tahir Qadiri.