LAST MINUTE NEWS: Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Karaismailoğlu announced the opening date of Kağıthane-Istanbul Airport metro line. The opening will take place on Sunday, January 22, 2023. With the line, it will be possible to reach Istanbul Airport from Kağıthane in 24 minutes.
The opening date of the Kağıthane-Istanbul Airport metro line has been announced. Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu announced that the opening will take place on Sunday, January 22.
With the metro line, Istanbul Airport will be reached in 24 minutes from Kağıthane and 12 minutes from Göktürk.
Even making investigations, Minister Karaismailoğlu said:
“We are working for Istanbul on 6 lines of approximately 96 km. These lines are Gayrettepe-Kağıthane-Istanbul Airport Metro line, as well as Bakırköy (IDO)-Bahçelievler-Güngören- Bağcılar Kirazlı Metro line, Halkalı-Basakşehir-Arnavutköy-Istanbul Airport Metro line. , Başakşehir-Çam and Sakura City Hospital-Kayaşehir Metro Line, Kazlıçeşme – Sirkeci Rail System and Pedestrian-Oriented New Generation Transportation Project and Altunizade – Ferah Mahallesi- Çamlıca Mosque – Bosna Boulevard Metro Line projects.Completing these lines, Istanbul is 284.3 kilometers. We will increase the rail system network of Turkey to 380.2 kilometers.”
IT WILL EVEN HAVE 9 STATIONS
There will be 8 stations on the Halkalı-Istanbul Airport line. After the opening of Gayrettepe station, this number will increase to 9 in total. Its total length will be 37.5 kilometers, and the travel time will be 28.5 minutes.
HALKALI-ISTANBUL AIRPORT LINE
Work continues on the other line that will go to Istanbul Airport. 87 percent of the Halkalı-Istanbul Airport metro line project has been completed.
With the activation of the line, travel between Arnavutköy and Beşiktaş will decrease to 36 minutes.