The airport of the future: Istanbul's gigantic new hub will have six runways, the world's biggest duty free shop and a capacity of 200 MILLION passengers
Istanbul New Airport, the name given to the project so far, will have four phases and be fully operational by 2028
Phase 1a is scheduled to wrap up by the end of 2018 and includes the world's largest airport terminal under one roof
Nervous tourists are skipping Turkey this year after terror attacks, but that hasn't slowed plans for the airport
By Chris Kitching for MailOnline
Nervous holidaymakers are avoiding Turkey following a spree of deadly terror attacks, but that hasn’t slowed plans for a gigantic state-of-the-art airport in Istanbul.
It will be one of the biggest international airports in the world once the fourth and final phase is finished by 2028 – and potentially the busiest – with six runways, flights to 350 destinations and an eventual annual capacity of 200 million passengers.
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