Sneaking Into a Mediterranean Airport That’s Been Frozen in Time Since 1974

It’s been 44 years since the Turkish invasion of Cyprus that resulted in the 180km demilitarized buffer zone that still divides the Mediterranean island to this day. Though strictly off limits to the public and fastidiously patrolled by enforcement units of the United Nations, the zone (aka “Green Line”) is loaded with fascinating stuff that’s been frozen in time, including the entirety of Nicosia Airport. But that didn’t stop a couple of sneaky urban explorers from doing their thing in the video above…

For more on the location and some historical background, check out this article (with great photos) by Alan Taylor in The Atlantic from four years ago.

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