Groundbreaking of the 3rd Airport Air Traffic Control Tower

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Pininfarina and Aecom designed by Istanbul 3rd Airport Air Traffic Control Tower was laid in a ceremony.

Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan, the air traffic geography Istanbul Third Airport Air Traffic stated that they will be managed from the control tower, "Not only in Turkey, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, the Balkans, the Caucasus and Europe I hope we will manage the air traffic from here. ” said.
Pininfarina and Aecom designed by Istanbul 3rd Airport Air Traffic Control Tower was laid in a ceremony.

Minister Arslan, in his speech at the groundbreaking ceremony, said that the Air Traffic Control Tower was one of the prestigious projects of the world even when it was on paper.

Stating that the tower has competed with 370 projects while receiving this award, stating that the project has taken its place worldwide today, Arslan has stated that they have laid the foundation of the tower that will cost 50 million liras, and that the tower will cost less than 35 billion liras, but the foundation will be laid when considering the value that the tower will add to Istanbul. He said they thought it was necessary to hold the ceremony.

Noting that the tower will meet all the needs of the employees, Arslan said, “The symbol of Istanbul is the tulip figure. World aviation takes off from its middle and it surrounds Turkish aviation with its two branches of Turkish people, contractor and manufacturer, and it flies. We also have to look through this window. That's how we look. ” he spoke.

Arslan, said they would handle the air traffic geography here, "not only in Turkey, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, the Balkans, the Caucasus and the European air traffic will manage the hope here. That's why we care so much about this tower, so today we are making the groundbreaking ceremony for this tower with valuable participants. ” used expressions.

“Atatürk Airport is no longer sufficient”

Turkey in the last 13 years, have come to talk about aviation Arslan, the annual number of passengers using the airline that go from 35 million to 180 million, reported that 61 million of them use the Ataturk Airport.

Arslan stated that with the development of the country's civil aviation, Atatürk Airport was insufficient, and that 13 has been adding something as a terminal, runway and apron for years, but that Atatürk Airport is no longer expanding.

When Sabiha Gökçen Airport is opened, “Will this place remain empty?” Reminding that he was criticized as, Arslan said that today it serves over 20 million passengers.

Arslan stated that Istanbul New Airport is considered because these two airports are not enough, and that this airport, which has an area of ​​76,5 million square meters, will be the largest in the world today.

“In the first phase, 2 thousand planes will be served daily”

Stating that Istanbul Third Airport will be the “best” in many areas worldwide, Arslan said that some of them are closed area, fiber optic cable installed and annual number of passengers.

Arslan stated that the first runway in the first phase had reached the end point and the asphalt of the 3 bin 750 meter was poured on the 2 bin 800 meter long runway.

Stating that Atatürk Airport serves an average of 300 aircraft a day and there are record flights exceeding 450 thousand, Arslan said, “Here, only 2 aircraft will be able to be served in two runways in the first phase. he spoke.

Arslan, two aircraft at the same time can save the record, so that at the beginning of the 2 thousand aircraft on the move can be said.

Stating that 3 thousand heavy duty machines and trucks are currently used in the project, Arslan said, “Currently 20 thousand people are working. The number of employees will increase over 30 thousand next year. In other words, 30 thousand people will take home to the house in the construction area. 30 thousand people will be employed. ” used expressions.

Arslan, Gayrettepe-Third Airport metro project should be taken as soon as possible to be taken into the investment program, said that the activities for the commencement of the work of the metro.
“Rough construction will be completed in 6 months”

State Airports Administration (SAMA) General Manager Funda in January, Istanbul said third airport would open horizons to Turkey and the aviation industry will deliver success after success, it's the thrill said they've had since the first day.

Yusuf Akçayoğlu, the CEO of IGA Airports Construction, said that the 2016 International Architecture Award was awarded to the 90 International Architecture Awards, and that the rough construction will be completed in about six months.

The control tower will have a height of 90 meters and a construction area of ​​6 thousand 85 square meters. Akçayoğlu used the following statements:

“In addition to the functionality of flight control towers in the new generation airports, the architect started to be a symbol in terms of design. We believe that our tower, which we have laid the foundation, will be one of the city symbols of Istanbul and will impress the aviation community with its design.

Our tower, inspired by tulip flower, which is one of the symbols of Turkish history and the rich cultural heritage of Istanbul, and evokes aerodynamic forms, will be visible to all passengers traveling between Europe and Asia via our airport. We can see many examples of this in America, Gulf countries and Europe. We, as the company that makes the world's largest airport, demonstrate our difference in this regard. ”

After the speeches, Cengiz Holding Chairman of the Board and İGA Board Member Mehmet Cengiz presented Minister Arslan with the International Architecture Award received by the tower in memory of the day.

Orhan Birdal, Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, General Manager of Turkish Aviation and Space Industry Inc. (TUSAŞ) Temel Kotil, Chairman of the Turkish Airlines (THY) Board of Directors and Executive Committee İlker Aycı, Kalyon Group Chairman Cemal Kalyoncu, Sezai Bacaksız, Deputy Chairman of the Limak Group of Companies, also attended the senior executives of Pininfarina and AECOM.

The tower will be 90 floors with 17 meters high

Designed by Pininfarina and Aecom, Istanbul Airport Air Traffic Control Tower will be 90 meters high and 17 floors.

This year, the tower, which won the "2016 International Architecture Award" awarded by the Chicago Athenaeum Architecture and Design Museum and the European Center for Architectural Art Design and Urban Studies, will carry the "tulip" figure.

In total, 6 will have a construction area of ​​85 square meters. The facade system that provides reflection and acoustic comfort in the control floors and the 16 degree view will be made.

The tower will have a dining hall, gym, offices, recreation rooms, seminar room and meeting rooms.

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