- Airport Air Traffic Control Tower Concept Competition has been concluded: Istanbul New Airport 'Air Traffic Control Tower Concept Design Competition' has been concluded. AECOM and Pininfarina won the competition with its work inspired by the 'tulip' figure.
The Third Airport ”Air Traffic Control Tower Concept Competition has been concluded. The tower inspired by the tulip flower by AECOM and Pininafarina won the competition. Making a statement regarding the result of the competition, İGA CEO Yusuf Akçayoğlu stated that the 'Air Traffic Control Tower', inspired by the 'tulip' flower by AECOM and Pininfarina, will add a lot to Istanbul New Airport symbolically. Akcayoglu is "one of the world's largest aviation hub recognized as one of the projects and Turkey, which will be the peak of its role in the international aviation industry Istanbul New Airport is the most important element that 'Air Traffic Control Tower design, we wanted to determine how an international race we opened. The important companies of the world in this field participated in the competition with their valuable designs. After a difficult selection process, we chose the concept tower design inspired by the 'tulip' flower by AECOM and Pininfarina. We will start the construction of the tower in May of next year. "We aim to complete the 'Air Traffic Control Tower' in October 2017," he said.
The design includes an elliptical tower for all passengers to use the new airport. The tower, which was planned to be completed in October of 2017, was designed with the inspiration of the tulip figure which has become the symbol of Istanbul for centuries and has cultural importance in Turkish history.