The construction work at Istanbul Airport III is accelerating to become a landmark in the world of air transport worldwide. It will provide a job opportunity and a source of income for one and a half million employees at various airport activities, while aircraft flying from the airport will reach 350 destinations around the world.
The main building area of the airport is 2 million and 300 thousand square meters, while the parking area receives 18 thousand cars and vehicles; the area covers an area of 700 thousand square meters. It also will contain the largest free market space in the world, with more than 400 international brands.
The airport will be built on an area of 10.5 million square meters. And it will be the center of many hotels, markets, exhibitions, shopping malls, as well as places of worship.
The airport, which covers an area of 76.5 million square meters, will be completed by 27,000 employees, and it is scheduled to be operational by the end of 2018.