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New Istanbul Airport Reverse Trade Mission
Date: February 26 - March 4, 2017
Locations: Washington, D.C. ; Atlanta, Georgia
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The U.S. Trade and Development Agency is hosting the New Istanbul Airport Reverse Trade Mission II. The delegation will include 15 senior officials from the General Directorate of States Airports Authority in Turkey (DHMI), IGA Havalimani Isletmesi A.S. (IGA) and Turkish Airlines.

The New Istanbul Airport will be the third international airport in Istanbul, just 20 miles from Istanbul’s city center. The airport is in the first phase of construction and when complete, it will be the largest airport in the world. The delegates will be meeting with U.S. businesses to learn about best practices and cutting-edge technologies to support development of the airport.

Topics of Discussion Will Feature: 

  • Air traffic control
  • Airfield management
  • Aviation security
  • Operation readiness and airport transfer
  • Airport collaborative decision making
  • Smart airport and data integration


There will also be a Business Briefing for U.S. industry as part of the RTM itinerary.

Access the event flyer here.

The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) is organizing the RTM program and logistics on behalf of USTDA. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities for U.S. companies, please contact Spencer Dickerson of AAAE spencer.dickerson@aaae.org.