Istanbul’s new airport, is the biggest infrastructure project in the world with an estimated investment cost of 10.5 billion euros, will be ready to operate in October 2018. Once finished, it will accommodate 3,500 planes. As for the number of airways, the new airport will have a capacity to serve 150 airlines, reaching 350 destinations.
New airport will have an apron with a capacity to accommodate 371 aircraft. When all stages are completed, this will rise to 454, and all aircraft will use air bridges, which is an important convenience of the new airport. The terminal building, has a roof of over 461,000 square meters, which equals 58 soccer fields. Moreover, the terminal will also have 6,200 rooms and 9,000 surveillance cameras.
In order to protect and preserve the endemic plants in the region, 2 million trees will be planted from the beginning of 2018, and with the completion of the project 5 million trees will be grown in this area.