Istanbul's new airport achieves new numbers and distances

At a historic opening ceremony, the first phase of Istanbul's third airport opened, with the participation of a large number of foreign officials and senior guests, and Istanbul's new airport will provide access from Istanbul to 41 countries within 3 hours and 66 countries within 5 hours.

Watchtower

Watchtower, one of the airport's features, designed in the form of a tulip flower, is Istanbul's unique 90-metre-high icon.

Main Building of Istanbul Airport

  • 4 million square meters
  • The new terminal is the largest undivided airport building in the world.
  • Duty-Free market area in the form of the Bosphorus

Istanbul Airport: The World's Largest Airport After Completion

  • 5 million m2 area
  • Six independent runways
  • 500 aircraft Capacity
  • Garage with a capacity of 40,000 cars
  • In the first phase, it serves 90 million passengers a year.
  • After completing the airport stages, it will serve 200 million passengers in total.
  • 2,000 aircraft can take off and land daily
  • The restaurant area of 32,000 m2
  • 22,000 m2 private passenger lounge
  • 10,000 m2 retail area
  • Office area of 10,000 m2
  • More than 450 hotel rooms

East-West

  • Flights to more than 350 international destinations will take place.
  • With Istanbul Airport officially entering service, Turkey has become one of the most important transit hubs between north, south, east and west.
  • Istanbul can reach 41 countries within 3 hours and 66 countries within 5 hours.
  • The airport connects 60 countries with a $20 trillion economy.

Regular Flights to

Destination

Duration

Rome

02:25

Berlin

03:00

Moscow

03:05

Tehran

03:30

London

04:00

Doha

04:15

Dubai

04:25

New Delhi

05:50

Beijing

09:00

Seoul

10:30

New York

11:00

Singapore

11:00

Cape Town

11:10

Hong Kong

11:30

Tokyo

12:00

San Francisco

13:25

Sao Paulo

13:25

Los Angeles

13:45

Sydney

22:55



Logistics of Istanbul New Airport

  • 4 million square metres of cargo area
  • 5 million- and 500,000-tons shipping capacity
  • 700,000 m2 maintenance and repair area
  • 143 vehicles with a passenger runway
  • More than 600 elevators and escalators
  • More than 20 000 waiting chairs

 

Edited by Safaraq Tourism

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