On the first day of its reopening, the Aviodrome east of Amsterdam attracted over 1,000 visitors, well beyond expectations, a spokesperson for the aviation park said.
After years of falling visitor numbers, the park in Lelystad had closed its doors last November, when it went bankrupt. Last month, the Libéma Group announced it had agreed to run the park for the coming 10 years with an investment worth 5.4 million euros. Innovations include several areas which display historic aircraft, a Boeing that can be visited inside and an observation deck with a view of Lelystad’s airport. All employees and volunteers have kept their jobs. The park hopes to draw some 180,000 visitors per year.
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