Mehmet Cahit Turhan, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, published an article titled “Istanbul Airport Continues to Grow ısında in the November issue of Raillife magazine.
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Turkey aviation summit in Istanbul at the airport carrying 3. runway work is continuing rapidly. 3, which is planned to be commissioned recently. Istanbul Airport runway independent, capable of independent parallel operation with this number of the first track in Turkey, while in Europe will be the second after Amsterdam airport.
However, we also started our efforts to implement the 'simultaneous landing on three runways', which is not implemented in any country outside the US, at the Istanbul Airport. In this way, Turkey's opened new doors to the world and specifications in terms of the world's many decomposition from airport Istanbul Airport, it will provide significant relief from the cruise experience with independent 3 track.
- Once the runway is operational, Istanbul Airport will have 3 operational runways with 5 independent runways and spare runways. Thanks to the new runway, air traffic capacity will increase from 80 aircraft take-offs to 120 per hour, while the slot flexibility of airlines will increase. In addition, 3 is located near the airport where domestic flights are operated. With the completion of the runway the current taxi times will also decrease by 50. Initially we plan to use the 3 track in different combinations. Then, depending on the traffic weight, some runways will be used for take-off, some runways for landing or landing-take-off. This method will provide a significant increase in the number of aircraft capable of hourly landing and take off.
Istanbul Airport, which continues to grow with each passing day, will be one of the most important drivers of 20's annual growth story, as we have always said, as it reaches its full capacity. It will meet the needs of Asia and Africa as well as Istanbul and will bring Istanbul to its deserved position in the international airline market. It will become one of the most important distribution centers all over the world, especially in Europe and Asia-Pacific geography. Istanbul will be a city that aş goes beyond its era gibi just like the time of Fatih Sultan Mehmet.