The first phase of Istanbul Airport, which will be the largest in the world when it is completed, was opened to flights with a ceremony attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Erdogan stated that the new airport was named "Istanbul" and said, "This is such a great work that we made in this priceless city. That's why we named it Istanbul. Good luck. ”
The new airport of Istanbul is the establishment of the Republic 95. In the year, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan attended the ceremony. The opening ceremony of the new airport of Istanbul on the 50 from all over the world as well as the head of state and government representative, Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Mehmet Cahit Turhan, Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin, Istanbul Metropolitan Mayor Mevlut Uysal and many large number of invited guests.
The opening ceremony started when the "CAN" plane carrying President Erdoğan landed at the airport, which opened in Istanbul. President Erdoğan and his wife Emine Erdoğan were welcomed in the new airport apron with an official ceremony. Erdogan was welcomed by Berat Albayrak, Minister of Treasury and Finance, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Mehmet Cahit Turhan, Governor of Istanbul Vasip Şahin, Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mevlüt Uysal.
Wandering around the area with an electric vehicle, President Erdoğan received information from Limak / Kolin / Cengiz / Mapa / Kalyon Joint Venture Group officials. Erdogan went to the THY counter where ticket transactions were made with the electric vehicle he used. sohbet did. The officers also gave Erdogan a boarding pass to commemorate the day. Walking for a while in the terminal building with his people, Erdoğan had a family photo taken with the guest leaders.
Okay Temiz and Roman Orchestra performed at the ceremony with the Orchestra of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The promotional films of the new airport were well received at the ceremony for the first time.
ERDOĞAN: L THE MOST VALUABLE BRAND OF OUR COUNTRY IN ISTANBUL ER
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan called out to the participants at the opening of Istanbul Airport from the rostrum designed as a miniature of the airport's 90-meter-high air traffic control tower with tulip figures and a tulip figure. In his speech, Erdoğan explained that the name of the new airport opened was “Istanbul Airport”; “Istanbul is not only our biggest city, but also the most valuable brand of our country. This great work that we made in this priceless city, that's why we named it 'Istanbul'. Good luck. ”
ATATURK AIRPORT WILL MEET A LOT OF NEEDS
President Erdoğan stated that Atatürk Airport will be closed to commercial flights when Istanbul Airport starts to operate at full capacity and continued as follows: “Our Atatürk Airport in Yeşilköy will be closed to commercial flights when it is put into service at full capacity, but it will protect the airport. Atatürk Airport will continue to serve under the same name for both aviation fairs and other activities. The areas of Atatürk Airport other than these activities will be made available to the people of Istanbul as a national garden as we promised. Hopefully, we will make the current indoor areas the biggest fair of our country and Istanbul. Therefore, it will be named as Atatürk Airport and this place will be named Istanbul Airport. May the name of our airport be good. ”
ISTANBUL AIRPORT 10 WILL CONTINUE TO GROW ON YEAR
Erdogan stressed that the first phase of the project, which consists of a total of 4 stages, has a capacity of 90 million passengers per year, and that this capacity will increase to million passengers per 150-200 when all stages are completed. Noting that the airport will continue to grow,, Our airport is built on an area of approximately 76,5 million square meters and opened with 3 track in the first place. 6 track, taxi routes, 2 million square meter closed area, 6,5 million square meter apron size, rail system to provide transportation between terminals, cargo and general aviation terminals, indoor and outdoor parking lots, support units, social facilities, all other units are really giant works. In the second stage of the project, the east-west parallel runway and taxiways will take place in the third stage, the second terminal building, additional apron, parallel runway and taxiway, and in the final phase additional terminal building, parallel runway, taxiways and additional apron will be included.
Stating that all stages are planned to be completed by 2028, Erdoğan continued: “Therefore, this airport will continue to grow for the next 10 years. 120 thousand people will work for the services at our airport, which is an environmentally friendly, environmentally friendly and barrier-free project that produces its own energy. Each unit at our airport has been designed and built with the latest technology above international standards. Alternative transportation opportunities will be provided to the city center by road, rail system and sea. ”
”ISTANBUL IS THE MOST IMPORTANT TRANSIT CENTER“
"Geographically, our country particularly well situated in a strategic position all throughout the history of Istanbul," said President Erdogan, "Istanbul the entry into service of our airport Turkey, north, south, east, has become the most important transit center position between the western axis. Our airport connects 60 countries and 20 trillion dollar economies in this large area. As a country, we are taking our key role in the integration of global economies even further with this airport. This is an important line, so we see Istanbul Airport as a great service not only to our country but also to our region and the world. Hopefully, our Istanbul Airport has been a beneficial service to our people, to introduce people, to increase love, to overestimate the hearts, to our country, our region and the world. ”
YILDIRIM: Ü THIS WORLD IS SHOWING THE POWER OF OUR CIVILIZATION YIL
Binali Yıldırım, the Speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly, said in his speech: “This work, which suits the reputation of the Republic in the 95th year of its establishment, should be auspicious and auspicious for our country, nation and region. When completed, it will be the largest airport in the world. This work shows the power of our civilization, the sun of our future. The goal of the Republic of Turkey, the indivisibility of our country, our nation's unity, uniqueness of our state, do not ensure that our flag fluctuations in our sky? This airport, as a work that makes this goal a reality, stands before us in all its glory today. ” Yıldırım pointed out that the ministers of Transport, Environment and Urbanism, Forestry and Water Affairs and the Istanbul Metropolitan Mayor made important contributions to the construction process of the airport.
TURHAN: D THERE WILL BE MORE FLIGHT POINT FROM 300 TUR
Transport and Infrastructure Minister Mehmet Cahit Turhan said, “Today, we are excited about the opening of our airport, which crowned our Republic. I would like to thank our President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the architect and pioneer of the project in every stage. I would like to express my gratitude to our Honorable Parliament Speaker Binali Gentleman and our previous ministers. The area where this airport is located was filled with inert mines pits. Turning this place into a beautiful area was an event in itself. Thanks to our President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who did the unimaginable ones who did not settle with this, this field of victory was formed. When it is completed for 90 million passengers per year, it will serve 200 million passengers. It will be one of the largest aviation centers with more than 300 flight destinations. ”
CENGİZ: UM COMPLETION OF AIRPORT IN 42 MONTHS IS WORLD RECORD İZ
During the construction of the project, President of the Board of IGA, Mehmet Cengiz, said in 2014 that President Erdogan said, "This is not just an airport, but a victory monument." stating that they are guiding their words, “Thanks to you, we are constantly going to new targets and running as a country. Thanks to the ownership of our President, we overcome all obstacles and completed them in 42 months. This is a world record. With the planning made in our new airport, the expansion problem experienced by airports all over the world has been completely and completely eliminated. Today, our race to be the biggest airport in the world begins. This race is the biggest airport in the world in 2026 in terms of runway and passenger numbers, terminal sizes and daily air traffic. Our target is to increase the number of passengers, which was 70 million for this year, to 2026 million in 150 ”.