When will Sabiha Gökçen Airport Runway be opened?

sabiha gokcen airport runway second status
sabiha gokcen airport runway second status

The second runway, which started to be built in Sabiha Gökçen Airport in 2015, is planned to be put into service by the end of 2020.

At Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, the city airport of Istanbul, the construction of the second runway, which was built in parallel with the existing runway, was 3 meters long. The construction of the lower tunnels, one of the most important milestones of the second runway, has been completed. The filling works of the second runway and taxiways, which were built within the scope of the second stage works, continue. After that, it will continue with superstructure works and if there is no setback, the second track will be fully operational at the end of 500. 2020 percent of the first stage of Sabiha Gökçen Airport Second Runway has been completed and the second phase has reached 98 percent.

At Sabiha Gökçen Airport, the second runway will be put into service at the end of the year and the existing runway will be under maintenance. With the completion of the maintenance of the existing runway, two parallel runways will be put into service simultaneously, and the hourly landing and take-off capacity will increase twice at Sabiha Gökçen Airport.

Within the scope of the second runway works at Sabiha Gökçen Airport, 30 million cubic meters of rock filling, 2 million 750 thousand cubic meters of crushed stone filling, 1 million 650 thousand square meters of weak concrete coating, 1 million 800 thousand square meters of high quality concrete coating will be constructed.

The total length of the second runway will be 3 thousand 500 meters. Next to the second runway will be the 3 parallel taxiway, a connection taxiway, 10 high speed taxiway, 1 mid apron, 1 cargo apron and 1 engine test apron.


A second tender was held for the second runway of Sabiha Gökçen Airport, whose construction could not be started due to expropriation problems, and Makyol won the tender, to which 9 companies bid. Makyol, who submitted a bid 17 percent below the tender estimated value, was the owner of the tender for 1.397 billion dollars.

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