With an area of 76.5 million square meters, Istanbul Airport is the world’s largest airport built from scratch. The fastest and most comfortable access to the airport is provided by an approximately 70-total-kilometer rail system network that covers the Halkalı–Airport metro line and the Gayrettepe–Airport metro line. This line is also integrated with the city’s most important public transport hubs and urban rail system lines. The service frequency of the Halkalı–Istanbul Airport metro line is 180 seconds, its passenger capacity in a single direction is 36,000 people/hour, and its maximum operating speed is 120 kilometers/hour. With these features, it connects the busiest living areas of the European side to Istanbul Airport in the fastest way.
The Halkalı–Istanbul Airport metro line integrates with the lines in city, which are completed or still under construction.
Employer: Republic of Turkey Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure,
Directorate General of Infrastructure Investments