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Mexico's new airport grounded by debts, delays, disaster

The new US$13 billion facility is being built to handle as many as 68 million passengers a year by 2020 and includes a futuristic terminal.


OUTSIDE Mexico City on a muddy stretch of land about the size of Manhattan, plans to build a shiny, new airport at a breakneck pace are at risk of unravelling.

A rail line designed to ferry materials is late. So is one of the runways. A...