1.5 Million aircraft used Istanbul Airport in 4.5 years

October June 21, 2018, the first flight of the plane named “TC-ANK” carrying President Erdogan and officially opened on October 29, 2018, the airport Decently served 209 million 796 thousand 527 passengers in the intervening period.

October June 21, 2018, the first flight of the plane named “TC-ANK” carrying President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and officially opened on October 29, 2018 Istanbul Airport, so far 1 million 447 thousand 716 aircraft has used.

The first flight to Istanbul Airport, the construction of which began in 2015, took place with the landing of the Presidential “TC-ANK” aircraft on the first runway, which is 3 thousand 750 meters long and 60 meters wide, on June 21, 2018. The airport was then officially opened on October 29, 2018 and began to provide services.

In the Decembertime, Istanbul Airport, which is used by 1 million 447 thousand 716 aircraft, served approximately 210 million passengers.

According to the statistics that took place after October 29, 2018, when scheduled flights started, 775 planes landed and took off at Istanbul Airport, which was used by 95 thousand 205 passengers in 2018.

Istanbul Airport, which is rapidly increasing the number of passengers and aircraft, hosted 51 million 864 thousand 499 passengers in 2019, when Ataturk Airport also continued to provide service in the first quarter.

During this period, Istanbul Airport, which is used by 327 thousand 118 aircraft, was negatively affected like all airports in the world during the years when COVID-19 outbreak showed its effects.

While 23 million 330 thousand 411 passengers used Istanbul Airport in 2020, 185 thousand 642 aircraft were serviced during this period. The airport was used by 36 million 988 thousand 67 passengers and 280 thousand 108 aircraft in 2021.

With the loss of the impact of the epidemic and the gradual start of global flights, Istanbul Airport began to increase its passenger numbers rapidly.

Last year, 64 thousand 289 thousand 107 aircraft landed and took off from Istanbul Airport, which is used by 425 million 890 passengers.

June January-June period, the airport, which started this year quickly, served 33 million 265 thousand passengers and 228 thousand 215 aircraft.

Flight records of Turkey and Europe were broken
Istanbul Airport, which maintains its first place among European airports in the European Air Navigation Safety Organization (Eurocontrol) reports with its density in daily flight traffic, broke the flight records in the history of civil aviation of Turkey and Europe in 2023 Dec.

According to Eurocontrol reports, Istanbul Airport reached the record of the airport with the highest daily flight in European history with 1684 flights on June 11.

Ataturk Airport, which was closed to civilian flights, reached its highest number of flights and passengers on September 18, 2016 by hosting 230 thousand passengers with 1500 flights per day.

Sunday April 23rd, Istanbul Airport served 244 thousand 709 passengers with 1548 flights and reached the highest daily passenger record in Turkish civil aviation.

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