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DAA ‘not in contention’ for Dublin Airport land as rivals table higher bids

Source says some bids ‘well in excess’ of asking price for 260-acre site, which could be worth as much as €210m

Dublin Airport North Runway: the parcel of land up for sale is between the two runways. Picture: Tom Coakley

DAA is “not the highest bidder” for the 260 acres of lands situated between the runways at Dublin Airport that were recently put up for sale, the Business Post understands.

One source close to the deal told the Business Post that DAA is now “not in contention” to buy the land, given other bids, while another source said the airport operator is “neither in nor out” at this stage but that it was not the ...