Recep Tayyip Erdogan Airport
The biggest airport in Turkey, Istanbul RTE airport has a capacity of 150 million passenger in a year. It has 6 runway and 6 Apron. Airport is located on blacksea coast called Arnavutkoy and Yenikoy. It is about 50 km to city center.
It will be the biggest airport of the world in 2018. It will have a subway to city center in 2019.
Based on the Black Sea coast, some 35km outside Istanbul, the ambitious six-runway development, master planned by Arup, will be delivered in four phases. The first phase will open in 2018 and aims to serve 90 million passengers per year. This will increase to over 150 million passengers once fully complete. Terminal 1 of the Istanbul New Airport will be the world’s largest airport terminal under one roof, with a gross floor area close to one million square metres.
The Istanbul New Airport will be modern and highly functional, with a unique sense of place. The architectural design of the terminal is closely linked to the area’s unique character and will act as a stunning gateway to Istanbul and Turkey. In spite of its size, the terminal building is conceived as one that sits calmly in its context, with a clear horizontal expression. With a generous plaza and an efficient traffic forecourt on the landside, rail, metro, bus, coach and parking seamlessly integrates with the terminal and the proposed Airport Park Central.