The ‘Migration’ operation, which was carried out from Atatürk Airport to Istanbul Airport, was completed. Istanbul Airport opened its doors to passengers. After the ‘migration’, the first airplane from the airport took off to Ankara at 14.25.
The airport which was first opened on October 29, 2018 and started flights to some certain destinations, after the completion of the carriage, will be able to make 2 thousand aircraft take-off and take flight to more than 350 destinations. Istanbul Airport will be the largest airport in the world with 6 independent tracks, 500 aircraft capacity, 70,000 cars open and closed parking and annual capacity of 200 million passengers when all parts are opened.
Thanks to the technological infrastructure of the new airport, waiting times will be reduced at the passports, customs points and check-in counters of the passengers and 55 thousand people will be provided with simultaneous, uninterrupted, fast and secure internet.
Istanbul Airport will have 3 data centers, 102 integrated systems, 467 servers, 780 telecommunications rooms, 3257 access points, 3267 flight information monitors, 4549 supported computers and 9000 security cameras.
İGA Informatics company, established with one hundred percent domestic and national resources, will realize the design, installation, integration and commissioning of the world’s largest airport with Istanbul New AirportIGA Bilişim will be responsible for five main systems of infrastructure, security, aviation, business applications and software development of Istanbul New Airport with its team consisting of 780 people with over 100 employees and subcontractors.
Istanbul Airport has approximately 150 million passengers capacity. When completed, there will be approximately 19 runs or departures per hour on each runway.
In 2025, the direct and indirect employment of the Istanbul Airport will provide 225 thousand employment. In Turkey, one of the largest projects of aviation on a global scale; İstanbul Airport, which carries the mission of being a attraction point not only in Istanbul or our country but also in our region and the world, offers a significant contribution to the economy with the current employment figures provided by the completion of the first phase.
The trade agreements are also ongoing in the Istanbul AirportIstanbul Airport, which will have all the retail diversity and brand mix that a shopping center has, will provide passengers with an uninterrupted and perfect passenger experience 24 hours a day, unlike many shopping places and airports. Istanbul Airport will be a living area where passengers can have a good time with their families by having at least 4 hours before the flight with different shopping, eating and drinking options and activity areas.