Back to news

Istanbul New Airport: The futures biggest Airport?

In the future, the "Istanbul New Airport " is supposed to be the world's largest airport, with six start and runways. The architects of " Haptic Architects ", " Nordic Office of Architecture " and " Grimshaw Architects" have recently released the first pictures of how the future airport could look like.

In 2018, the first phase of the project is to be completed. From this moment on, the airport is, according to its constructers, already, able to manage up to 90 million passengers per year. After its completion and together with the already existing airports of Istanbul, the future airport will then carry, another 150 million passengers per year. Currently, the U.S. Hartsfield -Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the largest airport in the world with over 94 million passengers in 2013. At number two in 2013, the Beijing airport with almost 84 million passengers London - Heathrow: Third place and Tokyo -Haneda in fourth place. The current Istanbul airport was in 2013 on the eighteenth place. Schiphol (NL) is in fourteenth place.

The photos you can watch here: http://www.luchtvaartfoto.nl/item/1157/Foto's_vrijgeven_nieuwe_luchthaven_Istanbul.htm

Ranking

Passengers

  1. Atlanta GA, US
  2. Beijing, CN
  3. London, GB
  4. Tokyo, JP
  5. Chicago, IL, US
  6. Los Angeles CA, US
  7. Dubai, AE
  8. Paris, FR
  9. Dallas/Forth Worth TX, US
  10. Jakarta, ID
  11. Hong Kong, HK
  12. Frankfurt, DE
  13. Singapore, SG
  14. Amsterdam, NL
  15. Denver CO, US
  16. Guangzhou, CN
  17. Bangkok, TH
  18. Istanbul, TR
  19. New York, US
  20. Kuala Lumpur, MY
  21. Shanghai, CN
  22. San Francisco, US
  23. Charlotte NC, US
  24. Incheon, KR
  25. Las Vegas NV, US
  26. Miami FL, US
  27. Phoenix AZ, US
  28. Houston, US
  29. Madrid, ES
  30. Munich, DE
  1. 94.431.224
  2. 83.712.355
  3. 72.368.061
  4. 68.906.509
  5. 66.777.161
  6. 66.667.619
  7. 66.431.533
  8. 62.052.917
  9. 60.470.507
  10. 60.137.347
  11. 59.594.290
  12. 58.036.948
  13. 53.726.087
  14. 52.569.200
  15. 52.556.359
  16. 52.450.262
  17. 51.363.451
  18. 51.172.626
  19. 50.423.765
  20. 47.189.849
  21. 47.189.849
  22. 44.945.760
  23. 43.457.471
  24. 41.679.758
  25. 40.933.037
  26. 40.562.948
  27. 40.341.614
  28. 39.799.414
  29. 39.717.850
  30. 38.672.644

Written by Team: Flight-Delayed.co.uk

Istanbul New Airport from Nordic Office of Architecture on Vimeo.