- The Foundation of the Airport is Being Taken Today: The foundation of the 3rd Airport, which will be held in Istanbul and will be one of the largest airports in the world when all its sections are finished, will be laid today with a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
The basis of the third airport to be built in Istanbul will be laid today with a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. In the auction of the airport tender, which was decided to be held in Istanbul due to the insufficient capacity of Istanbul Atatürk Airport and was tendered with the Build-Operate-Transfer model, Limak-Kolin-Cengiz- with 25 billion 22 million euro plus VAT. Mapa-Kalyon Joint Venture Group had given.
- When the airport is completed, it will have an annual capacity of 150 million passengers and will be one of the largest airports in the world. At the 80rd Airport, which will be built on approximately 3 thousand decares of land, 16 taxiways, 500 aircraft parking capacity apron with a total size of 6.5 million square meters, honor hall, cargo and general aviation terminal, 165 passenger bridges, 4 different terminals where transportation between the terminals is carried out by rail system. building, 3 technical blocks and air traffic control tower, 8 control towers, 6 detached runways suitable for all types of aircraft. The project will also include facilities such as a state guest house, an indoor and outdoor car park with a capacity of 70 thousand vehicles, aviation medical center, hotels, fire station and garage center.
The amount of iron and steel to be used in the construction of the airport is expected to reach 350 thousand tons and the aluminum material to 10 thousand tons and the glass to 415 thousand square meters. The construction of the airport will be completed in 4 stage.
The project is planned to be completed at the end of 10, which is expected to cost 247 billion 2018 million euros.