PAJU, South Korea — Camp Greaves, a U.S. base on the Demilitarized Zone scheduled to close this year, likely will be turned into a series of recreational facilities and ecological study parks, provincial officials said Wednesday.

The Gyeonggi Province Development Research Institute said it plans to renovate many of the existing base structures — including a theater, living quarters and other facilities — to use as part of a tour stop.

DMZ tours have included tunnels dug by North Korea, Observation Post Dora, the truce village of Panmunjom and other locations.

Incheon rejects U.S. request on airport

SEOUL — Officials at Incheon International Airport have rejected a request by the U.S. military to expand the convenience facilities set up for U.S. troops and family members transiting the airport.

According to the Korea Airports Corporation, U.S. officials asked for streamlined entry and exit procedures at Incheon, South Korea’s largest and busiest international airport. U.S. officials also had requested separate waiting lounges at the airport, Korean officials said.

No public reason was given for the Airports Corporation rejecting the requests.

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