WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Asia Records Institute (ASRI) - Turkmenabat International Airport passenger terminal: The largest star-shaped building in the world

29-06-2021

(WorldKings.org) The airport passenger terminal, the roof of which is shaped in an octagonal "star of Oguz Han", covers an area of more than 12 thousand square meters.

Turkmenabat International Airport is an international airport in Türkmenabat, Turkmenistan. It is located approximately 13 kilometres from the center of the city.

The original airport was opened in 1926 and was repeatedly reconstructed. Radical reconstruction took place during the years of independence of Turkmenistan. The former airport was equipped with a modern air navigation system along with a platform for automated fueling. The runway was also extended.

In 2013 construction started on a new airport complex south of downtown Turkmenabat. The ceremony of laying the first stone on 14 February 2013 was attended by President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

 

Final construction was carried out by the Turkmen private construction firm Gündogdy, a member of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan. The passenger terminal building occupies 37 thousand square meters.

The airport passenger terminal, the roof of which is shaped in an octagonal "star of Oguz Han", covers an area of more than 12 thousand square meters, and is noted in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest star-shaped building in the world.


Brian (Collect & Edit) - WORLDKINGS (Source of photos : internet )

 

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