Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan made statements about the new airport. Istanbul's new airport, which is still under construction, was the address of the prizes before it was opened. The Minister, who said that he received the awards before it was opened, received the first international award with the flight control tower, and the terminal building of the project gave the designers who made the design an international award.
Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan, said the airport made an extraordinary work on the 7 / 24 basis, he said. 3 said that the work of a heavy-duty machine close to a thousand, the mega-project has been completed at a rate of% 70. This rate is very important and said they have come a very good way.
Istanbul New Airport project in many areas of the world of the award winning Arslan, the airport's data center of the electrical systems 2N, cooling systems N + 1 redundant structure was designed and certified by the Uptime Institute "Design" (certificate of design), he said.
Minister, the first award of the project due to the air traffic control tower and technical building voiced his title. Emphasizing that the design made with the inspiration from the tulip flower, one of the important motifs of Turkish-Islamic culture and Istanbul's cultural heritage, was awarded, Arslan said, 'In the competition, the 370 project from all over the world was evaluated. The decision was made by the jury of Italian architects and critics. The award was received at the ceremony held in Athens together with IGA Airport Operator Inc., Pininfarina and AECOM executives.
Arslan stated that an area idle with the new airport has been added to the economy and made a significant contribution to the local economy. said that they would equip with the systems that the driver can direct without traffic congestion.
Minister Arslan announced that the first plane to Istanbul New Airport will be downloaded at February 2018 and the official opening will be held at 29 October 2018.