LMS in projects: Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport

28.10.2021

Today in our regular column LMS in projects we will tell you about the development of the new terminal of Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport. The airport is named after the first female military pilot in Turkish history.

Project customer is Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Uluslararasi Havalimani Yatirim ve Isletme A.S (ISGIA Investment Development and Operation Inc.)

Project duration: May 2008 - October 2009

The construction of the new international terminal building of Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport and its supplementary was started on May 1, 2008 by Limak-GMR Ordinary Partnership and while investment period was 30 months, it was put into service on October 31, 2009, corresponding to 18 months, which is a record when such size and technical specifications are considered.

Winning several awards for its architecture, construction quality and management during a short time period, Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport was selected one of top 5 safest airports in the world by risk Management Magazine, one of the most prestigious magazines of the United States, based on the surveys conducted in 2010.

Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is:

  • Total built-up area: 500,000 m2
  • Terminal building floor: 230,000 m2
  • Duty Free area: 4,500 m2
  • 4-level underground parking with an area of 153,000 m2 and a capacity of 4,718 cars and 72 buses, plus a parking area for 1,750 cars

 

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