With its 2500m runway and 4469 hours of daylight annually Maribor Airport is almost perfect for international marbles tournaments.

But while the runway is flat enough to land a 737 its -0.2 slope would introduce bias into any professional marbles competition.

To avoid it not being fair strip 15 needs professional tarmac levelling.

local officials could therefore benefit as the new use would require a substantial cash injection from the European Union.



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