The airport of Istanbul will be the third in this metropolis.
Monday, October 29, during the opening ceremony of the first phase of the largest airport in the world, the total area of which will amount to 76.5 million square meters, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the new facility was named the Airport of Istanbul.
After opening the first phase of the Istanbul Airport will serve 90 million passengers per year. With the implementation of all stages of the project this figure to rise to 150 million and, if necessary, will be increased to 200 million passengers.
The volume of investments aimed at construction of Istanbul’s airports has reached 10,247 billion euros and state revenues from the new airport reached a total of 32.4 billion euros.
The tender for construction was won by a consortium Limak-Kolin-Cengiz-MaPa-Kalyon with a proposal in the amount 26,14 billion euros.
In the first phase of construction of the airport has been allocated six billion euros.
The construction of the first phase of the airport was completed in 42 months. The first phase will be commissioned two runways, terminal area of 1.4 million square meters, a control tower and ancillary buildings.
In the first phase, the airport will annually handle up to 90 million passengers. It will employ about 200 thousand specialists.
All the new air hub will have six runways, Parking for 500 aircraft, open and closed Parking for 70 thousand cars. After will be open at all stages, the airport will be able to annually serve 200 million passengers and will be the largest in the world.
In the first phase of the airport will run five flights every day. Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines 31 Oct carry out a flight to Ankara, the first of November in Antalya, on the second of November in Izmir. The first international flight will be performed from the third Istanbul airport, the first of November in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The eighth of November will be performed the flight to Azerbaijan.
After the commissioning of the airport can accept aircraft of 250 airlines, which will fly more than 350 destinations.
Erdogan said that after will be put into operation all phases of Airport Istanbul, Ataturk international airport closes to commercial flights, but will retain the status of the air Harbor.
The consortium Limak-Kolin-Cengiz-MaPa-Kalyon for 25 years will pay rent in the amount of 1.1 billion euros per year (including VAT). For 25 years, this would amount to 26 billion euros.
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