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Groundbreaking Ceremony for Istanbul New Airport

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Istanbul New Airport

A groundbreaking ceremony for Istanbul’s New Airport was held on June 7 with the participation of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
A groundbreaking ceremony for Istanbul’s New Airport was held on June 7 with the participation of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The Joint Venture Group which also included Limak won an award for Istanbul New Airport Project construction and operation tender on May 3, 2013.

The New Airport to be built on a total land area of 80 million m² will be the widest airport in the world. There will be 6 runways at the airport, which is planned to have an annual capacity of 150 million passengers and projected to be an international aviation center.

The first stage of the project, which will be built at four stages, upon eventual completion, the airport will have a terminal area of 1.5 million m², 165 passenger boarding bridges, 3 control towers, 4 terminal buildings, 6 independent runways, 16 taxi routes and aprons of 6.5 million m² having capacity for 500 airplanes.