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2nd Eindhoven Airport Run a success

Eindhoven, 6th April 2015

The 2nd Eindhoven Airport Run, which took place today, proved another great success. Around 1,600 people took part in the event, featuring a 5km and a 13.4km course. This year also saw the introduction of a 1.5km kids run. All participants were automatically entered into a prize draw based on their start number, with a chance to win a variety of prizes including tickets, hotel accommodation, gift vouchers, perfumes, surprise packages, running shoes and meal vouchers.

Eindhoven Airport N.V. and Golazo Sports SX, the event organisers, can look back on another successful day.

Eindhoven Airport strives to be a company which integrates with its surroundings; surroundings which contain people’s homes and places of work. It’s great to be able to engage with them in a way other than air travel. The airport is keen to organise a sequel to this fabulous sporting event on Sunday 3rd April of next year

Joost Meijs, CEO Eindhoven Airport CEO
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Eindhoven Airport, with over 4 million passengers in 2015 the second largest airport in the Netherlands, boosts the business climate in the south of the Netherlands and is crucial to the region in achieving its ambitions. The airport is aiming for a broad portfolio of destinations. Flights depart from Eindhoven Airport to over 70 destinations. Speed and the total airport experience are its added values. Eindhoven Airport connects Brainport to Europe in particular and makes the region internationally accessible. With 1500 direct jobs the airport has grown into one of the region's largest employers. According to the agreements between national and regional stakeholders, Eindhoven Airport will have the space to grow to some 5.5 million passengers in 2020. The growth will be achieved with the support of the local community and within the frameworks of the Alders Opinion and the Dutch government's Air Travel Policy Document. Eindhoven Airport pursues an integrated policy for growth, the environment and sustainability.

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