DLH – Istanbul New Airport – Turkey - Project Profile
- March 2018 •
- 17 pages •
- Report ID: 4378313
"DLH – Istanbul New Airport – Turkey - Project Profile" contains information on the scope of the project including project overview and location. The profile also details project ownership and funding, gives a full project description, as well as information on contracts, tendering and key project contacts.
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The Directorate General of Railways, Ports, and Airport Construction (DLH), a unit under the Ministry of Transport, Republic of Turkey, which is responsible for the construction of airports, is undertaking the construction of an airport in Turkey.
The project involves the construction of a new airport on 7,650ha of land and is being constructed in four phases. The first phase will provide an initial capacity of 90 million passengers per annum, and the further phases will increase the capacity to 150 million per annum.
The project includes the construction of 1.5 million m2 of terminal space, 88 passenger bridges, 165 passenger boarding bridges, three control towers, four terminal buildings, six runways, 16 taxiways, 6.5 million m2 apron with 500 aircraft parking capacity, and related infrastructural facilities.
It also includes the construction of 53,000m2 airside retail space comprising a 6,500m2 six sections dedicated to luxury boutique stores, 3,000m2 dedicated to a bazaar concept featuring Turkish products, 500m2 information areas, 15,000m2 duty-free shops, 6,000m2 activity and tasting stands, and 12,500m2 arrival stores.
The General Directorate of State Airports Authority (DHMI) is the implementing authority. It is being implemented on a build-operate-transfer (BOT) basis with a concession period of 25 years.
The tender was issued during the year 2012 and in the first quarter of 2013; seventeen groups were qualified to enter the tender, but only four: TAV, IC-Fraport Consortium, CMLKK Consortium and Makyol Insaat, submitted bids.
On May 3, 2013, IGA Havalimani Isletmesi A.S. (IGA), a consortium of Cengiz-Mapa-Limak-Kolin-Kalyon (CMLKK), was awarded BOT contract worth US$29,925 million. On May 20, 2013, the consortium and DHMI signed an initial agreement. On November 19, 2013, DHMI signed a contract for the construction and operation of the airport with IGA.
In October 2013, a design team of Grimshaw, Nordic Office of Architecture (NOA) and Haptic Architects secured a design contract and Arup was appointed as master planner. The design team will look after the designing of ground transportation center, the unified roof, airport’s central park and a car park below to it.
Prota Engineering has been appointed to provide seismic and structural design services for the passenger terminal building, and all relevant consultancy services including preparation of bills of quantities for the works, technical specifications, and interface management; Honeywell has been appointed as a consultant to provide solutions including smart security systems, passenger check-in, ticketing and baggage handling solutions, and building management systems.
Vanderlande Industries B.V has been awarded the contract to supply entire baggage handling systems for the project; Pininfarina SpA and AECOM appointed as the design consultants for the Air Traffic Control Tower and technical building; Trakya Cam Sanayii A.S. appointed to supply glass structures; ITW GSE ApS appointed to deliver both 400 Hz GPUs and Pre-conditioned Air equipment; and Liebherr Group appointed to deliver 58 Tower Cranes.
On January 21, 2014, Istanbul administrative court ordered the construction of a new airport to be suspended to allow an expert review of the project.
In March 2014, IGA submitted a new environmental impact report after a court decision.
On June 7, 2014, the groundbreaking ceremony was held.
In January 2015, Unifree Duty-Free, a subsidiary of Gebr. Heinemann, won the contract to operate all airside retail space at the new airport.
On May 1, 2015, the construction work was officially started after the DHMI handed over the allocated area.
In May 2015, Limak completed loan negotiations with seven different banks securing total US$5,110 million. The 60% of the total loan will be granted by Ziraat Bankasi, Halkbank, and Vakifbank, and the remaining 40% by Garanti Bank, Yapi Kredi, Denizbank, and Finansbank.
In June 2015, Sberbank granted IGA US$562 million in credit for the project.Sberbank will make the transaction through its Turkish unit, Denizbank.
The loan will have a maturity of 16 years. The US$34 million portion of the loan will be used as an operational capital loan.
On June 4, 2015, IGA hired Incheon and Copenhagen airports to act as operational consultants. The agreement means that Incheon International Airport Corporation and Copenhagen Airports International, a subsidiary of Copenhagen Airports, will act as consultants for a new airport for the next five years.
The scope of the consulting project also includes the strategy and business plan development, human resource and organizational development, operational readiness through trial operations, and consultancy on the operation of the new airport in the first three years after its opening.
In September 2015, AECOM and Deltaturk secured a design contract for airside works including the three initial runways, taxiways, apron, and associated drainage systems, airfield ground lighting and navigational aids. AECOM will also deliver construction management services.
In May 2016, Schindler Management Ltd has been appointed as the main supplier for elevators and escalators.The scope of work includes the supply of a total of 648 units.
The contract consists of the delivery, installation, and maintenance of 306 elevators, 159 escalators, and 183 moving walks.
During June 2016, the construction works on the first phase were at full speed, with the installation of the first part of the airport’s roof underway.The roof of the structure, which spans 145,000m2 excluding the roof of the terminal building pier, is designed as a space frame model.
In this regard, the first phase of the work is focused on a 5,000m2 part of the roof, approximately 1,000m2 of which is already completed.
As of October 2016, 30% of construction activities were completed in the first phase.
On October 26, 2016, Accipiter Solutions, Inc awarded the contract to supply and deliver avian radar systems.
In November 2016, ThyssenKrupp awarded the contract to deliver 143 passenger boarding bridges (PBBs) which were expected to open in the first quarter of 2018.
As of February 2017, 40% of the construction works were completed in the first phase and scheduled to open on February 26, 2018.
On March 7, 2017, Saab Communication (Saab) signed a supply contract with Cengis Insaat JSC. Under the contract Saab will deliver a complete Advanced – Surface Movement Guidance & Control System (A-SGMCS) which includes aircraft routing and guidance, airfield ground lighting control and monitoring, electronic flight strips, a large array of multilateration sensors, and five SR-3 Surface Movement Radars.
In March 2017, 95% construction of the terminal building is over.
As of August 2017, 55% of the overall construction works of airport is completed.
As of February 2018, 78% of construction works were completed.
Construction works are underway and the airport is scheduled to be open on October 29, 2018 but the entire construction works are slated to be completed 2028.
The project involves the construction of a new airport on 7,650ha of land with a capacity to handle 150 million passengers per year in the district of Arnavutköy on the Black Sea coast, just 40km away from the center of Istanbul, Turkey.
The US$36,000 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of six runways
2. Construction of 16 taxiways
3 Construction of 88 passenger bridges
4. Construction of 165 aircraft passenger bridges
5. Construction of three control towers
6. Construction of 6.5 million m2 apron
7. Construction of cargo facilities
8. Construction of 500 aircraft parking facility
9. Construction of 1.5 million m2 terminal area
10. Construction of four terminal buildings
11. Construction of 53,000m2 of airside retail space
12. Construction of 6,500m2 of luxury boutique stores
13. Construction of 3,000m2 of retail space dedicated to a bazaar concept featuring Turkish products
14. Construction of 500m2 of information area
15. Construction of 15,000m2 of duty-free shops
16. Construction of 6,000m2 of activity and tasting stands
17. Construction of 12,500m2 of arrival stores
18. Installation of elevators and escalators
19. Installation of safety and security systems
20. Installation of baggage handling system
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