A-Z of Kaunas becomes the country’s main airport for a month

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With Vilnius Airport closing for a month due to reconstruction, Kaunas will be the location of the country’s main airport. This is the first case in Europe where traffic from a larger airport is transferred to a larger one.
Kaunas Airport
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