The third airport will be the world's 7: The new airport in Istanbul, the 150 million passenger / year capacity, which is expected to be one of the largest airports in the world when it is completed, seems to be the world's seventh-largest mega-square with an estimated million square meters. For the time being, Istanbul's 77. We can only compare the airport with the area size and similar squares. Without a doubt, the main criterion is passenger and airplane traffic, since the 3 is easy to make to a size square, which can accommodate up to million passengers / year, it is difficult to operate at full capacity. However, as of now, as the new square is not possible to estimate the capacity utilization rate, we have ranked among the airports covering the most space. 150 as claimed. The airport will not be the largest in the world, and will be among the largest 3 airports in the area. But it is necessary to take into account that there are vacancies after being implemented as the big square.
Istanbul's 3. In front of the airport are squares from Saudi Arabia, Canada, the United Arab Emirates and the United States. The time will show how the new airport will occupy a total of 6 tracks and 500 airplanes. The fact that its location has a challenging geography, the closure of deep pits and coal quarries and the elimination of code differences are the most troubled sides in the construction of Istanbul's new airport. However, it is necessary to underline that many large mega-squares in the world share a similar fate with the new airport in Istanbul and that they are built on difficult areas. If you're ready now, let's take a look at the world's largest 10 mega airport.
1- King Fahd Airport (KFIA) (768 km2)
It is located in 25 km of Dammam in Saudi Arabia. Airport 768 km2, the largest in the world as the area. Completed at 1990, the airport was first used as a base by the US's 1991 Airborne Division in Desert Storm operations at the 101 Gulf War. After the war, the airport was completed and put into service at 1999 by the General Authority of Civil Aviation of Saudi Arabia. The airport, which is still in operation today, is the third main center (HUB) in Arabia. The airport hosted 2012 million 5 passengers in 267. King Fahd is larger than Bahrain.
2- Montréal-Mirabel Airport (396.6 km2)
The largest airport in Canada with the 396.6 km2, Mirabel, opened at 4 October 1975. The port, which is currently only used for cargo purposes, was designed for passengers during periods of economic boom. The airport, designed as a rather large facility, was never completed. With the increase of long-range jets in 1980s, the need for stopping in Montreal on trans-atlantic flights caused the passenger section of the airport to close.
3- King Khaled Airport (316 km2)
King Khaled Airport, founded in 1983, has an area of 316 km2. Halid, which covers the domestic and international flights of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, includes two parallel tracks, a mosque, a royal exhibition, a shopping center and a cargo complex. Since the airport is located in a large area, there is also a city in the facility. During the construction of King Khalid, who spread to a wide area in the middle of the desert, there were serious problems with water. This airport was also used as a military base by US forces such as King Fahd during the Gulf War.
4- Dubai World Central Al Maktoum Airport (220 km2)
You may not have heard of Al Maktoum Airport in Dubai's 27 June 2010. Because so far only used for cargo operations. However, 220 will start passenger service with 2 October 27 with a new terminal added to the km2013 airport. The project, which has yet to complete its first phase, is scheduled to be annually 200 with a thousand tonnes cargo and 5 million passenger capacity. Although all construction phases of the airport were planned to be completed at 2017 when the road was first reached, these plans were delayed for 2007 years due to the global crisis in 2012-10.
5- Denver Airport (141 km2)
With the 141 km2 in the US, Denver is one of the busiest airports in the country with the 6 track track that can be used at the same time. 53 156 11 6 4 877 3 XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX By the same time Business Traveler XNUMX has chosen the best airport in North America for consecutive years. However, this successful facility suffered serious problems during construction due to poor planning and continuous design changes. Moreover, due to its geographical location, the airport was affected by natural events such as snow storms and hailstones. Istanbul's XNUMX. It is worth noting that similar criticisms have been made for the location of the airport.
6- King Abdulaziz Airport (105 km2)
Serving pilgrimage candidates to Jeddah and Mecca in Saudi Arabia, the airport is one of the largest in the desert. The airport, which is now under a major expansion project, now includes a royal terminal outside the normal passenger terminals, the facilities of the Saudi Air Force and the lodging of airport officials within the boundaries of the 105 km2 area. The airport, which opened in 1981, is growing gradually in order not to suffer from the increase in the number of passengers in the coming years.
7- Dallas / Fort Worth Airport (69.6 km2)
The construction of the airport, the second largest in the US with the 69.6 km2, will start at 1940, but the 2. All projects considered to be related to Dallas / Fort Worth were postponed due to World War II. After the end of the war, after many confusion about the settlement, the foundations of the airport were laid at 1969 and finally completed and put into service at 1974. A report on the environmental impact of the expansion of Dallas / Fort Worth in the 1990s had to deal with cases opened by the cities around this time. 1994'de winning cases in the plant, currently 7 units of the 160 thousand passengers every day approximately 1 thousand passengers.
8- Dubai Airport (34.96 km2)
Dubai International Airport was a huge sand desert about 55 years ago. But today is one of the most modern examples. 60 million passengers a year, the world's fourth busiest airport. The 1960 was the second fastest growing airport in the world, according to traffic statistics by the International Council of Airports (XI) in 2002. At Dubai Airport, there is also a giant terminal called the 540 thousand square meter Concourse A, which serves only the world's largest passenger plane, A 380.
Charles de Gaulle Paris (9 km32)
Charles de Gaulle Paris Airport was built on 32 km2 at 1966. Considering the need for expansion in the future, a very large area has been allocated. 2012 61 611 2 thousand hosts this square, this week with the invitation of Air France, I had the opportunity to get to know more closely. I saw the satellite city S4 in the 4E Terminal, which Air France used for long-range international flights. The S25 has an incredibly large and comfortable lounge with an area of 4 thousand square meters. The 6 thousand square meters of S6 is dedicated to many exclusive brands and restaurants. The S380, the 16 gate, is the 4 for the giant jumbo jet AXNUMX.
10- Beijing Capital Airport (29 km2)
China's 29 km2 area is the smallest airport when it was opened in 1958. 2008 started the work of Terminal 2004 at 3, and the 4 was built in 986 in the year. The largest airport terminal building in the world was built and brought to the Olympics. Currently, Turkish Airlines (THY) made the flight, the terminal, the number of months after the opening 7-8 the size of the airport 1 980 million 2 3 81 929 thousand thousand meters. The design is like a Dragon, and the XNUMX million XNUMX is one of the most crowded facilities in the last year's number of passengers.
Economy seats are approaching businessa
One of the most important arguments in competition with competitors for airlines seats. For this reason, we are frequently welcomed with the news that the airlines are carrying new designs with new seats in the cab. Because if you're not comfortable with your trip, if you're staying between the seats as two bends, there is no value for any other service offered to you.
This week, Air France officials invited me to the Top Resa, a tourism and travel fair in Paris, introducing new economy-class seats and economy-class hospitality for long flights. I tested the seats. Thin, lightweight and ergonomically designed with a 45 rating for both passengers and airlines. With an investment of 500 million Euros, the 2 bin 500 has decided to completely renew the economy class by consulting with the passenger and the thousand flight attendants. The new economy-class seats include the next generation of 2.5 cm 22.9 cm touch screens with more legroom and a thousand-hour entertainment program. The new economy seat features adjustable head restraints, ergonomic sponges, headphone holder, USB port, a wider adjustable table and electrical outlets for use with electronic devices. Seat pockets for putting personal items are also used as two parts and visible material to prevent forgeries of valuables. It is also important that the seats are adjustable in all seats.
Air France will serve a second meal on the 8.5 time, and ice cream will be available on 10.5 hours. It will also be the only airline that offers free champagne in the ekenomi class. New tableware to reduce carbon footprint by 3 at the 1 will reduce the weight of the gear designed by Eugen Quitlet, a student of the famous interior designer Philippe Patrick Starck. Tiny passengers on the plane were not forgotten. Special menus, games and a spoon, fork and knife will be served. The new 10 bin economy class seat will be applied between 44 and July 777 on 2014 pieces Boeing 2016 type aircraft.
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