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A tender to build a third airport in Istanbul is set to be launched tomorrow (Thursday, January 24).

The new gateway will have an initial capacity to handle 90 million passengers a year.

The airport will eventually have three runways – for simultaneous use – and a capacity of 150 million, and will cost $8 million to $10 million to build, according to reports.

The deadline for bids to undertake the huge infrastructure project airport has been set as April 5.

Turkey’s transport minister, Binali Yildirim, held a news conference on the planned airport this morning (Wednesday, January 23).

The tender advertisement will be published in Turkey’s Official Gazette on January 24.