Customs and Trade Minister Nurettin Canikli announced that the first commercial flights from Ordu-Giresun Airport would commence on May 26. The airport has the capacity to serve 3 million passengers a year.

Commercial flights to start on May, 26 from Ordu-Giresun Airport!

Customs and Trade Minister Nurettin Canikli announced that the first commercial flights from Ordu-Giresun Airport would commence on May 26.

The airport has the capacity to serve 3 million passengers a year, and currently, Turkish Airlines has started selling tickets for flights. The airport between the northern Turkish provinces of Ordu and Giresun will be the eighth airport in the world built on an artificial island after its construction is completed and will be the first such airport in both Turkey as well as Europe.

The first stone-filled airport in Turkey and the third in the world is worth TL 350 million, including infrastructure and superstructure. While the runaway is 3,000 meters long, its width is 45 meters. Stone mastic asphalt was paved for the airport, and Minister Canikli traveled back to Giresun after his investigations at the airport via highway.

Source: dailysabah.com

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