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Brazil's Bahia state is planning a concession for the construction and operation of a new international airport (pictured).

On Tuesday, state authorities were scheduled to present the 7.6bn-real (US$1.41bn) project to potential investors at a road show, with the expectation of issuing the tender notice next month.

The plan is to build the airport in a region known as Costa do Descobrimento (discovery coast), a tourist area comprising the municipalities of Porto Seguro, Santa Cruz Cabrália and Belmonte. 

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