New $2.25b airport opens in Turkmenistan

In September, Turkmenistan unveiled their newest airport in the capital city of Ashgabat. This brand new airport contains 1,100sqm of duty free and retail space as well as 3,900sqm of food and drink areas! The entire site is situated in 12,000,000sqm with 266 buildings in total. The main terminal is made up of the usual array of shops, restaurants and even a five star hotel, the terminal takes up 166,000sqm.

It’s not just great for shopping though – it can handle 14 million passengers a year.

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