The first passenger hall of the 3.th airport is completed. The sample passenger hall is home to lots of details from standby sits, samples of moving staircases to electronic boards showing landing and departure times of the planes.
While the main terminal building of it is being built up, in the third airport which has 200 million of passenger capacity annually, 2 thousand and 200 trucks carry 1 million square meter of soil from one point to another. For now, %28 of the project has been completed.
%28 OF THE PROJECT HAS BEEN COMPLETED
The 3.th airport foundation of which was laid on 17 June 2014 by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan when he was a prime minister started to look completed. It is stated that %28 of the Project has been completed for now and 37 million cubic meter of soil has been excavated and 105 million cubic meter of filling has been done. In the giant airport which has 76, 5 million of project area, the main terminal building that has 90 million passenger capacity planned to be completed in the first phase has started to go up. There is a multilevel parking garage which has 18 thousand of vehicles capacity in the huge building with 1 million 300 square meters of closed land. For the terminal building, 1 million concrete and 180 thousand tons of iron will be used. The roof space of the Terminal will be 450 thousand square meters and the front area of it will be 500 square meters.
ONE PASSENGER HALL HAS BEEN COMPLETED WITH ALL FEATURES
While the construction works go on quickly, a sample passenger hall that will be used during landing and departure times by the passengers has been completed. There are moving staircase samples in the completed passenger hall apart from outer glass coverings and other details. Besides, there are also the electronic boards showing landing and departure times of the planes and the electronic door signals showing the bellows of the boarding gates.
THE TRAFFIC OF THE 2 THOUSAND AND 200 HUNDRED TRUCKS IS SO REMARKABLE IN THE WORK SITE
There is a giant work machine army actively working in the 3.th airport building site. In the building site, almost 2 thousand and 200 hundred trucks carry 1 million cubic meter of soil from the point of excavations to the area where filling is done. The traffic in the building site is considerably remarkable at the moment. Furthermore, there are also 252 Excavators, 60 tower cranes, 57 diggers, 124 cylinders, 101 dozers, 60 lorries, 57 loading machines, 23 mobile cranes, 70 concrete mixers and 18 concrete pomp which equals to 3 thousand 22 working vehicles actively operating in the working site.
16 THOUSAND OF WORKERS ARE WORKING NOW THE NUMBER WILL BE 30 THOUSAND
In 2016 in May, it is stated that 16 thousand people work in the building site and 500 of them are white-collar workers and his number is expected to raise 30 thousand people.
IT WILL BE COMPLETED IN FOUR PHASES
The 3.th airport will be finished in the four phases. In the first phase, there is one main terminal building which has 90 million passenger capacity, one main air traffic control tower, two 3. 75 and 4. 1 km runways extending to South and North and having 60 meters of wideness which is suitable for the use of A380 planes, 347 plane parking areas and 114 of them belong to the ones closing to the Main Terminal building, sheds, ware houses, premises providing ground services and one parking garage with 18 thousand vehicle capacity. After completing of these works, it is stated that there will be another runway to be finished in the second section of the first phase.
THE SECOND PHASE
It is stated that when the annual passenger capacity is reached to 80 million, with the investments and the phase 2 will start. There will be one air traffic control tower, one runway that extends 60 meters in west-east sides on which A 380 planes can land and the taxi ways, the necessary support premises.
THE THIRD PHASE
There will be an air traffic control tower in addition to one terminal building in the third phase at the airport building. In this phase, an additional runway that extends 60 meters in West-east sides will be constructed. New passenger carrying systems will be done between the terminal building and the main terminal building.
THE FOURTH PHASE
In the 4.th phase of the project there will be a runway extending in west-east sides and the taxi ways and the necessary support premises. The airport will be open to public on 26 February 2016 after the completion of the first phase. In the airport, the other phases are planned to be finished when the transportation goes on.