Adil Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, made important statements within the scope of Elazig contacts. Noting that the number of passengers at Elazığ Airport, which was opened in 2003, exceeded 1 million, Karaismailoğlu said, “Our airlines will always be a strategic area for us. The fact that we increased the number of active airports from 2003 in 26 to 18 in the last 56 years by making significant investments is an indication of this. When our 5 new airport projects under construction are completed, our power in the air will increase even more. " said.
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Adil Karaismaioğlu, went to Elazığ today with Abdulkadir Uraloğlu, General Manager of Highways, to hold a series of meetings. Minister Karaismailoğlu, who made examinations on the ongoing 2nd Runway studies at Elazig Airport, received information from the authorities.
Adil Karaismailoğlu, who made important statements at the airport, expressed his happiness to be in Elazig, the city of ancient civilizations, to come together with the people of Elazig. Minister Karaismailoğlu, who gave information about the developments in Elazig Airport, said, "As a Ministry that has sworn to bring every point of our country to an up-to-date transportation and communication infrastructure, we find the opportunity to closely observe the quality and progress of our projects. Karaismailoğlu continued his speech as follows:
`` Elazig Airport, which was opened in 2003, has exceeded 1 million passengers annually. ''
“Elazig Airport, which was opened in 2003, has exceeded 1 million passengers annually. We started the construction of a second runway that will respond to this increase in 2018. We see a realization of over 80 percent in our second runway project. Our second runway, which we are about to finish in construction, is being built with a length of 3 thousand meters and a width of 45 meters. In the project, connection with additional apron and high speed taxiways, ring roads and additional works continue. In our second runway works, we have completed our new additional apron of 550 by 150 meters. We made the bodies of military taxiways and high speed taxiways. Within the scope of the project, the construction of the runway lining shoulders, taxiways and the additional apron numbered 300 continue, with the 2-meter section at the beginning of the second runway. Another project we are carrying out at the airport is the Gendarmerie Aviation Base and the service building and facilities of the Gendarmerie Investigation UAV Union. "
Stating that the works are carried out with devotion, Minister Karaismailoğlu said, “We will complete our Elazig Airport second runway and additional apron works in June 2021 and hopefully open it to the service of our people. When our project is completed, the landing-take-off capacity of our airport will increase, and Elazig Airport will become a transportation and logistics base in the region. ''
'' We increased the number of active airports from 2003 in 26 to 18 in the last 56 years ''
always voicing it would be a strategic area for Turkey Karaismailoğlu Ministers of the airways, making significant investments in 2003 that was reported the number of 26 to 18 active airport in the last 56 years they remove. Emphasizing that when the 5 new airport projects under construction are completed, their strength in the air will increase even more, Karaismialoğlu pointed out that the airports built provide economic liveliness and more investment and employment to the cities.
Karaismailoğlu, the importance of airports in Turkey, noting that being a great economy should not be forgotten "Our President's vision and goals for the future; It always encourages us to take ambitious steps and giant projects not only in the field of airways but also in all transportation and infrastructure projects. As the Ministry, we are bringing together the projects we will carry out under their leadership, the steps we will take and what we want to add to our country, under the heading of "National Transportation and Infrastructure Policies".
Turkey said the world's biggest economy needs they have identified its way to become one of Karaismailoğlu, they try to determine what the country can contribute to the holistic development of transportation and communication as conveyed. Stating that he has great goals, Karaismailoğlu continued his words as follows:
“Our goals are to turn our country into a logistical superpower in its region, to connect every inch of the country's land with the world, and to establish an up-to-date, smart, digitalized complete transportation and communication infrastructure. Because, according to the requirements of a transportation and infrastructure system is very important and even more important for Turkey to become one of the world's largest economy era, a strong national economy, the most important pillars of our national independence. Our goal is to walk into a happy, peaceful and prosperous future under our glorious flag. "No stopping, keep going" to bring our country to a much better place in transportation and communication. we say. ”
Elazig Governor Erkaya Yırık, Mayor Şahin Şerifoğulları, AK Party deputies Metin Bulut, Zülfü Demirbağ, Zülfü Tolga Ağar and Sermin Balık also attended to Minister Karaismailoğlu.