Adnan Menderes Airport new domestic terminal is inaugurated.
Constructed by TAV Group, one of the world’s leader corporations in the airport projects and operations sector, Adnan Menderes Airport new domestic terminal is inaugurated. The ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Minister of Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communications Lütfi Elvan, State Airports Authority Orhan Birdal, TAV Airports Board Chairman Hamdi Akın and TAV Airports CEO and President Sani Şener as well as many congressmen, bureaucrats and politicians.
Having submitted the best offer at the tender initiated by DHMI on November 17th, 2011, TAV affiliated company TAV Ege won the operating rights of the domestic terminal until 2032 for 610 million Euros + VAT.
The foundations of the new terminal were laid on June 15th, 2012. During this transition period, domestic flights were launched at international terminal, which is also operated by TAV.
TAV gained the operating rights of international terminal in 2007. Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport provided services to almost 10.2 million passengers in 2013, by an increase of 9 per cent compared to the previous year. 2.5 million of these passengers used international flights and 7.7 of them used domestic flights.
Constructed by TAV Construction, the new domestic terminal will have an indoor area of approximately 200,000 square meters. The project involves a 2537 vehicle capacity closed car park and a 3 thousand vehicle capacity open car park.
Main features of the terminal are:
- 64 check-in counters
- 40 elevators
- 30 escalators and 666 meters of travelators
- 5 thousand luggage capacity per hour
- A total of 291,267 square meter construction area