Minister Elvan: We are considering a railway on the Çanakkale Bridge. Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Lütfi Elvan, made investigations in the area where parking lot expansion works were carried out at Atatürk Airport.
Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Lütfi Elvan made examinations in the area where the expansion of the parking area was carried out at Atatürk Airport. Emphasizing that there is no problem in the 3rd airport works, Elvan said, “We will also cross the Dardanelles through a bridge. Our work on this continues rapidly. In fact, our project was completed. But I told my friends, 'We may need a railway line here in the future. So I said, 'Let there be a railroad on the bridge' on the project. ” used expressions.
Minister Lütfi Elvan made examinations in the Atatürk Airport aircraft parking area. Minister Elvan, who came to Atatürk Airport by DHMI jet, was accompanied by Orhan Birdal, General Manager of State Airports Authority, and Temel Kotil, General Manager of Turkish Airlines. Minister Elvan, who received information from Birdal and Kotil, said, “We will have solved the parking lot, which is one of our biggest problems now, the apron problem. Additional apron space is now available for 26 aircraft. As you know, our total aircraft capacity was able to serve 101 aircraft for the apron. We make 26 additions. The sum of this will be 43. Therefore, we were experiencing delays and serious problems in the winter months. From time to time, there were cancellation of flights and flights causing delays. We will no longer experience these troubles. ” he spoke.
Elvan then personally welcomed the passengers of an airplane carrying the first passenger from this parking lot. Passengers greeted by Minister Elvan then traveled to Geneva.
After the investigations, Minister Elvan made a press release. Stating that Atatürk Airport is among the top 15 among all airports in the world and rising to the 13th place, Elvan said that an airplane landing and take-off occurred in 40 seconds. Sharing numerical information about the expansion of the parking space, Minister Elvan said, “This will seriously prevent delays in aircraft. From time to time, there could be issues that caused the cancellation of the voyages. Due to the location problem, the troubles in the apron can be canceled. After that, we will no longer face such cancellations and delays. We will not be contented with the 26-plane apron only for parking these 26 aircraft medium-sized and large-bodied aircraft. ” said.
Stating that they have made a total investment of 267 million liras, Minister ELvan said, “This investment will contribute significantly to the increase of the capacity of Atatürk Airport.” he spoke.
indicating that the rate of growth of the aviation sector in Turkey reached double-digit figures Ministers Elven, "This performance will continue to grow. All developments, all simulations, all technical studies show this, our must-have is the third airport. We must absolutely build the 3rd airport. The construction of our 3rd airport should not mean that these areas will remain idle. ” gave expressions.
Stating that every citizen should be proud of the 3rd airport, Minister Lütfi Elvan said: “It is an investment that every media organization, every non-governmental organization and every individual of this country will be proud of. Turkey's really both a regional power in this region, both in terms of being a global power in terms of its contribution to the aviation industry. "
- Providing information on the location of the airport, Minister Elvan said, “Those who saw the place saw it. You have seen it, too. In a swamp location. Dozens of holes. Coal mining was done there for years. Whose voice has been to date? Your person reacted? Who reacted? It was carved there for years. It turned into a swamp. We present this swamp in the real interest of the country. This is what we do. Many places were in an unbearable position. There will be an order and there will be an airport that will be offered to both Istanbul and our country and the world. ” he spoke.
Minister Elvan said that it is absolutely not possible to change the 3rd airport location. Elvan said, “It is an intense study. We don't have any trouble here. However, as always, there will be those who are uncomfortable with our construction of the airport. ” said.
Providing information about the latest developments regarding the bridge project considered for the Dardanelles, Minister Elvan said, “We will also cross the Dardanelles through the bridge. Our work on this continues rapidly. In fact, our project was completed. But I told my friends, 'We may need a railway line here in the future. So I said, 'Let there be a railroad on the bridge' on the project. In this framework, our friends are revising the project. In other words, we want to pass a railway line over the Çanakkale Bridge. We want to encircle the Marmara Region in the form of a ring, just as we train the Marmara region as a ring, by motorway. ” found in the description.
Following his statements, Elvan also visited the press room of the Airport reporters in the International Departures Terminal and met with press members for a while. sohbet He.