Binali Yıldırım, the Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, gave a clear date on two giant projects. Minister Yıldırım said that they aim to open the first stage of the third airport to be built in Istanbul from 2016. Yıldırım announced that the Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train will be activated at the beginning of 2014. Speaking at the opening of the AIREX Fair, which started yesterday, Yıldırım said that the congestion at Atatürk Airport is not a sustainable situation in the long term. “That's why we decided to build the new Istanbul Airport. We started the process. Our goal is to start the construction of this airport in a short time and to put the first part of the airport into service as of 2016, which will partially ease the traffic here. Thus, we aim to concentrate the transit traffic and the concept of hub airport on Istanbul. "We decided to make Istanbul the meeting point of traffic flowing from both the west and the east."
If my father comes from the grave, there's no compromise.
Lightning also describes Turkey's new 2023 target in aviation, Turkey's saving will be a country where 2023 In the 375 million people flew, "one of at least three of these flights will be held from Istanbul and will not fall below the annual 100 million traffic. In Istanbul, there will be approximately 150 million, perhaps more traffic. Our overall capacity of the airport in Turkey will rise to over 400 million passengers. The number of commercial aircraft will be at least doubled. Turkey xnumx't number of commercial aircraft in total will find 2023 2 thousand, "he said. Aviation flight security will not come joking Yildirim da Administration do not change this piece or go once again in a sense of aviation, we do not accept. Security is not a bargain. I do not compromise on the safety of my father come to the grave, '' he said.
Rail system 10 to end 3 over the years
In the meantime, the Minister answered the questions of journalists after the opening of the evening Kaan Heliport, Istanbul's rail system 10 3 at least annually said that should be folded. Yildirim ac We will open Marmaray. 2 by the end of the next year. will open the tube passage. Then 3. The bridge will open. At the beginning of 2014, Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train will be activated. On the other hand, we are making one of the biggest airports in Europe. Taking these into consideration, until the 2023 of Istanbul, the rail system planning should be up to 400 kilometers Bunlar.
Source: Star Newspaper