ESENBOĞA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (ANKARA, TURKEY)
New International and Domestic Terminal and Multi Storey Car Park Construction
Commencement Date: September, 2004
Completion Date: October, 2006
Facts & Figures
Terminal design capacity:10,000,000 passengers per year
Terminal building area:183,135 m2
Apron area:253,744 m2
Car park area:120,000 m2(4,050 vehicles)
Passenger boarding bridges:19 units
Boarding gates:18 units
Check-in counters:102 units (CUTE workstations)
Passport control counters:36 units
Ticket sales counters:14 units
Travelators:8 units (266 linear meters)
Baggage claim carousels:9 units
Baggage handling system capacity:8,000 baggages / hour
Total construction period:22 months
TAV Construction signed the contract for the construction of new international and domestic terminals at Ankara’s Esenboğa Airport in September, 2004. It is a first in Turkey in terms of building both international and domestic terminals under one roof.
The contract called for a construction period of 36 months plus 15 years and 8 months of operation.Construction began on September 24, 2004 and was completed on October 13, 2006, one year ahead of schedule. Consequently, the extra year was added to the operation agreement, extending it to 16 years and 8 months.
The massive project involved the construction of a total terminal building area of 183,135 m² and expanded the airport’s passenger capacity from 2 million to 10 million travelers per year. The ultra-modern complex’s comprehensive features include 19 passenger boarding bridges, 36 passport control booths and 102 check-incounters (with CUTE workstations). The cutting-edge CUTE (Common-Use Terminal Equipment) system offers clients a completely integrated passenger processing solutin whereby each workstation utilizes a web browser pre-integrated which is connected over an internet protocol (IP) to support the needs of individual airlines.
Beyond this, the new Ankara International Esenboğa Airport is equipped with the latest Baggage Handling System with a capacity to process and deliver 8,000 pieces of luggage per hour through nine baggage claim carousels. The airport was opened on October 13, 2006.7
The new Ankara International Esenboğa Airport offers the best possible connections to the heart of Anatolia and beyond and promises to serve millions of travelers for years to come.