3. The First Phase of the Airport Metro to be Completed at 2018

The world's largest airport; While preparing for the end of the year with its technology, architecture, design and functional features, the Mayor of Eyüpsultan Remzi Aydın visited Istanbul New Airport construction site and made a review.

Mayor Remzi Aydın visited the new airport construction with Eyüpsultan Deputy Mayors, Assembly Members, unit managers, district bureaucrats, muhtars and NGO representatives. "We were excited, happy, proud," he commented.

During his visit, President Aydın met with IGA Airport Construction CEO Yusuf Akçayoğlu. Aydın was given a briefing about the work.


The airport, built on the 76,5 km2 area between the Ihsaniye and Akpınar Neighborhoods and Tayakadın Neighborhoods on the Black Sea coast of Eyüpsultan, on the European side of Istanbul, will have six runways independent from each other with its terminal that can be upgraded to annual 200 million passenger capacity.

The first stage of the airport, which is planned to be put into service on 29 October 2018, will consist of 90 million passenger terminal and 2 track.

The 380 bin 747 will be a meter-long and 3 meter wide for large-scale aircraft such as Airbus A750 and Boeing 60.

Istanbul New Airport, which is equipped with high technology, will be the world's highest passenger capacity airport after the completion of all stages.


Gayrettepe - Istanbul New Airport metro line will have a length of 66 kilometers. The first phase will be completed in 2018 and the second phase will be completed in 2021. The metro line will be located in Eyüpsultan, Kağıthane, Küçükçekmece, Şişli, Arnavutköy and Başakşehir districts. There will be a total of 13 stations, including Kemerburgaz, Göktürk and İhsaniye stations.


Gayrettepe - 3. Airport Metro Line with Yenikapı - Hacıosman Metro in Gayrettepe, with High Speed ​​Train in Airport, Sultangazi-Arnavutköy Line with Arnavutköy, with Kirazlı-Metrokent-Kayaşehir Metro in Kayaşehir, Bakırköy-Kirazlı-Olimpiyatköy Metro Station , Kayaşehir-Başakşehir-Olimpiyatköy Tramway in Olimpiyatköy, Kirazlı-Halkalı With Metro Halkalıwith the Marmaray Project Halkalıwill be integrated in.

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