Russian oligarch and billionaire Chelsea boss, Roman Abramovich is undoubtedly on a spending spree. We all know about the world’s largest yacht, Eclipse that’s owned by him. Maybe he wanted to outdo other billionaires this time. So instead of buying a private jet Abramovich is going to get his own airport.
Abramovich is heading a syndicate of Russian tycoons in a bid to snap up Tassignano airport in northern Italy as an investment. The terminal – worth more than 4 million GBP – is near a settlement of exclusive villas and holiday homes, reports Italy’s Corriere della Sera newspaper. The Russian businessman was interested since a long time in this civil airport that can accommodate 14 planes – tourist or private. Several months ago he had personally went for acquaintance with the documentation on the property rights. It is conveniently located — in 15 minutes of driving from resort Versiliya popular in oligarchs, sportsmen, show business stars.