Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport terminal building was awarded the LEED certificate issued by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) at Gold level. Sabiha Gökçen Airport has thus become one of the few airports in the world that has the most preferred green building certification system LEED.
The Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport terminal building, which was put into service on October 31, 2009 and hosted approximately 36 million passengers this year, has received the LEED certificate issued by the American Green Buildings Council (USGBC) since 1998. LEED Certification System, which evaluates the criteria such as environmentally friendly applications, comfortable indoor conditions and high rates of energy, water and raw material saving, emphasizes the characteristics of Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Terminal Building to support the reduction of carbon emissions, increase energy efficiency and benefit from daylight by encouraging public transportation. decided to award LEED Certificate in Gold category.
El Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport has a structure that lives 7/24. The basis of our work and the services we provide lies in ortaya revealing what is good ins about people, society and nature. We are included in the most preferred LEED certification in the world with environmentally friendly practices in our terminal building, environmentally friendly and energy efficient operation and comfortable indoor conditions. And in the first year we applied for this certificate, we achieved a significant success in the Gold category. With this certificate, we aim to achieve a 30 percent increase in energy efficiency and a 30 percent reduction in natural gas use and carbon emissions. We also have a 25 percent target in water saving. In the future, we will continue to increase our savings targets. In the first quarter of 2020, we will also build our new terminal building in accordance with these targets. ”
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport terminal building to the LEED certification in the world to New York JFK (USA), New York La Guardia (USA), San Diego (USA), Jeddah King Abdulaziz (Saudi Arabia), Zagreb (Croatia) airports as well as from Turkey Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport had previously won.