Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan, moving to Istanbul Airport will start on April 5, will end on April 7, 00.00.
Stating that Istanbul Airport will be the largest airport in the world, Minister Turhan said, “5 of the runways at our new airport are planned in the north-south direction and 1 in the east-west direction. These are all redundant. The taxiway of 3 can be used like a normal runway. ” shared his knowledge.
Turhan said that Istanbul Airport will have a closed area of 1 million 450 thousand square meters, and that all parts of the terminal are equipped with smart electronic systems.
Pointing to the importance of luggage security since the airport will also serve international passengers, Cahit Turhan said, “The passenger comes from which country, which airplane is landing, where he is going, the baggage is loaded, loaded with an electronic chip, and taken from the warehouse at the time of the plane. In terms of the physical security of the luggage, it is not taken on the tapes, but in a specially protected basket, it is carried to the plane like a gift. used expressions.
Stating that all of his systems were tested 5 months before the opening of Istanbul Airport, Turhan explained that electronic, mechanical and energy systems were tested and what should be done in case of errors.
225 thousand people work at the new airport and 140 thousand people at the moment that expressed the Minister Turhan, the passenger satisfaction is very important and said that they are trying to leave a good impression in the passengers coming.
Moving to Istanbul Airport
Turhan stated that the move from Ataturk Airport to Istanbul Airport will start at 5:03.00 on April XNUMX, adding:
“It will end on April 7, 00.00. All operators carrying domestic and international passengers will serve from Istanbul Airport after this date. Until 18 March, a total of 1671 1231 flights, 2 flights from the domestic terminal and 902 flights from the international flights, were made. A total of 226 thousand 40 people, including 146 thousand 78 domestic and 372 thousand 118 international lines, have used our new airport. In accordance with the glory of our new airport, all kinds of needs were identified in the services related to the passenger's waiting time, check-in procedures and transportation to the airport, and necessary measures were taken. 18 private baggage buses, which will depart from 150 different parts of the city, by taxi, public transportation or Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, will provide passenger transportation services to the airport. ”
Cahit Turhan, Gayrettepe in March next year, in June HalkalıHe stated that they aimed to put the metro systems into service from the new airport integrated with other transportation services.
Stating that there are cargo warehouses, warehouses, hangars and technical maintenance companies at Atatürk Airport, Turhan continued as follows:
“These will serve for a while until they establish their place at the new airport. Passenger transport will be at the completely new airport. We will make a significant part of the area as a public garden and a part of it will be used in aviation fair service. Aviation is one of the strategic sectors in the future for our country. We will do Teknofest at Atatürk Airport this year. We also consider using it as a training center in transportation and aviation. It will be a fair, a tourism center and a city park where our people will breathe easily by making revisions where the terminals are located. Those who live in the Küçükçekmece-Bakırköy direction will also be free from the noise caused by the airline traffic. (UBAK)