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The Biggest Project In The History Of The Republic

20 January 2021

İstanbul New Airport Has Trusted the Products of İstanbul Teknik.

İstanbul Airport, which is the biggest infrastructure project in the history of the Republic and the first phase of which was commissioned on October 29, 2018, serves the passengers with 2 runways and a terminal building with passenger capacity of 90 million under the scope of the first phase as of April 6, 2019. Covering an area of 76.5 million square meters, the new airport stands out as as a global hub between the continents of Asia, Africa and Europe. It was presented the 'Special Achievement Award' in the 'Superior Innovation' category at the Leisure Lifestyle Awards of Global Traveler, one of the most prestigious publications in tourism sector in the world. The journey of İGA started with the tender of the State Airports Authority for the construction and operation of İstanbul Airport on May 3, 2013. Cengiz-MAPA-Limak-Kolin-Kalyon Joint Venture was founded as a consortium under the name of İGA on October 7, 2013 for the purpose of constructing the İstanbul Airport and operating it for 25 years. The construction was planned to be completed in four phases. Kalyon - Cengiz - Mapa - Limak Joint Venture, which has activities in various sectors such as construction, energy, tourism, mining, port and airport operation both inland and abroad, has experience in the construction of eight airports.

* İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen (Turkey)

* Pristina (Kosovo)

*Cairo Terminal 2 (Egypt)

*Baku Heydar Aliyev (Azerbaijan)

*Hawler – Erbil (North Iraq)

*Duhok (North Iraq)

*Ordu-Giresun (Turkey)

Additionally, Limak Holding, one of the consortium members, has experience in the operation of the İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen (Turkey) and Pristina (Kosovo) airports.

As a new airport, İstanbul Airport is located on the Black Sea coast in the European side of İstanbul, at Çatalca-Göktürk-Arnavutköy junction and between the villages of Tayakadın and Akpınar. İstanbul Airport, which can be easily accessed by public transportation vehicles such as buses and airport transfer services as well as airport taxi and private cars, is 36 km from Levent in the European Side, 40 km from Taksim, 47 km from Üsküdar in the Asian Side and 52 km from Kadıköy.

İstanbul Airport also has access to the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and the North Marmara Highway. İstanbul Airport plays host to its passengers at domestic and international sections with an excellent service approach. Currently, there are flights organized to 45 cities inland from the new airport. International flights are organized to 249 different cities in 110 countries.