Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Cahit Turhan stated that the certification process of Istanbul New Airport is carried out meticulously by the General Directorate of Civil Aviation (SHGM), and said, "The process, which started on July 4, has been completed as of today, after about 4 months of work." said.
In his speech at the Istanbul New Airport (INA) Certificate Submission (License Transfer) Ceremony, Turhan said that airports are the lifebloods of a country and made great contributions to the country in social, economic, cultural and employment fields.
Stating that the importance of civil aviation or air transportation is increasing day by day, Turhan stated that INA was designed as the largest in the world in a way that connects the continents and countries and its first phase is ready.
Turhan, safety and security in civil aviation has emerged as one of the two most important elements, stating that the airports of international standards, and that their safety, security and navigation requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Convention Annex-14 document is specified.
In addition, the Turkish Civil Aviation Law No. 2920 and the related regulations have clearly demonstrated the standards of certification, Turhan said.
“The provision of these standards is vital. As a matter of fact, the certification process of Istanbul New Airport has been meticulously maintained by our General Directorate of Civil Aviation. The process, which started on July 4, has been completed as of today, after approximately 4 months of work. The SHGM Certification Commission prepared the certificate ready for signature by preparing the report documenting that the airport meets international and national requirements. The SHGM certification team has concluded the process by following all the requirements in the airport physical conditions and safety, aviation security, and navigation services throughout the 4-month period. ”
Turhan stated that the aviation safety started at an airport and ended at the other airport and stated that there were many inspections and activities within the framework of this understanding.
SHGM's important events at the new airport
Minister Turhan, SHGM certification team made by addressing some of the important activities, Airport Mania Plan has been prepared and to implement and plan to implement and implement all public institutions and organizations that have been distributed distribution, he said.
"It was determined that all passenger facilities in the terminal are in compliance with international standards and terminal operating license was given." Turhan said, he said:
“Regarding airport security, all personnel working at the airport were provided with training for their work. Form 4 approvals were made by determining that the executive personnel who will work at the airport, which are responsible manager, airport manager, safety manager, terminal responsible manager, and manager responsible for education, provide competencies. Physical properties of runways, aprons and taxiways and visual aids on these paved areas were checked and safety analyzes were carried out with aerial photographs and measurements to ensure the accuracy of the information included in the current Aviation Information Publication. ”
Turhan, airport rescue and fire fighting, bird and wild animals, control of obstacles, apron management, such as operating services within the scope of the necessary standards have been established, he said.
Cahit Turhan, those made with respect to air navigation services by mentioning, "the ICAO Air Navigation Plan, the airspace and Air Traffic Services of the road network changes and Turkey Aeronautical Information Publications, our country flight information region in the innovations and changes, general information airport The approach charts, Standard Instrument Take-off and Standard Instrument Descent stars have been published. ” said.
Turhan stated that the tests of the communication systems with the ILS system and 2 units were carried out for four runway heads.
Turhan used the following statements regarding aviation security:
“The airport administrative authority was appointed and the Airport Security Commission and the Education, Research and Supervision Unit (EADB) were created. Airport security program, possible operation style plan, airport internal quality control program, air traffic management security plan, entrance cards directive, patrol instructions were prepared. At the airport, land side, air side, security restricted areas (GTA) and critical sections of security restricted areas and airport electronic card entry system have been established. State-of-the-art devices have been installed to scan passenger, cabin baggage, under-plane baggage, personnel and airport supplies. ”
“It will inspire many countries”
Minister Turhan emphasized that INA, which has the most advanced hardware, security devices and automation in the world, will continue to inspire many countries.
Turhan said, “I wish Istanbul New Airport to be beneficial to our nation and thank all the participants, which is determined to be ready to start aviation activities with the certificate signed as the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure.” he spoke.
Turhan, who presented the certificates prepared by SHGM to İGA Airport Operations Chief Executive Officer and General Manager Kadri Samsunlu after his speech, said, “I hope this airport will offer good and useful services in the national and international air transportation of our country and will provide benefits to the growth and development of our country. I would. " used expressions.
Turhan also signed the certificates of IGA management for providing technical competencies for operating the airport at the press conference.