Istanbul New Airport (INA) has commissioned its first runway, a significant milestone as it prepares for opening in late October 2018. INA, which will initially have three runways (with up to six planned as traffic grows), is replacing Istanbul’s current main hub, Ataturk International (IST). INA’s initial capacity will be 90 million passengers a year, with the ability to grow to as many as 200 million through a series of expansion phases, if required, up to 2030. Ataturk is ...

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