Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Mehmet Cahit Turhan stated that Rize-Artvin Airport's expiry time is 2022 according to the contract, “But by taking the necessary measures, we will open this project to service by the end of 2020 by increasing the number of teams, equipment, machinery, vehicles and employees.” said.
Minister Turhan, who came to Rize within the scope of various programs, worked with tradesmen in Pazar district. sohbet He.
Following the construction of the Rize-Artvin Airport construction site, Turhan was informed by the authorities about the works.
Turhan, said in a statement after the investigation, this is the second airport built into the sea, he said.
Indicating that the cost of the airport is approximately 2 billion Turkish Lira, Turhan continued:
“Our teams are working hard to open the airport at the end of 2020. According to the contract, the completion period is 2022, but by taking the necessary measures, we will open this project by the end of 2020 by increasing the number of teams, equipment, machinery, vehicles and employees. These are our region, the transportation infrastructure needed for people. It is an important infrastructure of the developing economy and tourism in this region. The airport is a transportation system that our people prefer, can use and is the way of the people in transportation. ”
Expressing that they built the biggest airport in the world in Istanbul and opened to service in 42 months, Turhan said, “Of course these projects dazzle someone. Others make some expressions, statements, explanations to wear these reputable projects. We should not respect these. ” he spoke.
Emphasizing that they are working by taking all necessary precautions to fulfill their promises in a timely manner, Turhan said, “In this sense, they cannot make anyone believe or misrepresent the wrong statements made to wear down some of our favorite projects.” used expressions.
Minister Turhan said the following about Istanbul Airport:
“These are the resources that are made without the use of public resources and brought to the country as a result of the strength, credit and stability of this country. Some nonsensical news such as 'the price of these services will be paid to the nation, it will be this' will come to the agenda. You should not be respected. This airport is a build-operate-transfer project, which has been built by a private investor company, has been put into operation and annual rent payments of 822 million euros to the state are also made. In addition, income sharing is also possible, especially if the number specified in the international passenger agreement is above.