Journalist Timur Akkurt tested the distance between Istanbul and Izmir to the 3,5 clock. Akkurt's doing as well as the track testing as one of the most used navigation systems in Turkey Yandex Maps application also says the new road given by way gidilebileceğini between 4 hours described in Izmir 5 half hours from Istanbul.
SPOKESMANAccording to Samet Demir's report; Yeni During the construction of the new highway, which caused various controversy and was criticized for paying more than 500 pounds by a car driver from Istanbul to Izmir after it was opened, the new highway was tested.
Journalist Timur Akkurt, published on his Youtube channel, "How much money is Istanbul Izmir highway? Is it really 3.5 hours? " He stated in the test video named "Istanbul-Izmir highway, which has been opened, that you cannot go from Istanbul to Izmir in 3,5 hours by obeying the speed limits. Stating that if the speed limits on tunnel crossings and other roads are followed during the test, Akkurt stated that İzmir can only be reached in about 5 hours from Beşiktaş district of Istanbul and that the time will be longer if a break is taken on the road.
Akkurt also warned that there are not enough motorway facilities and gas stations on the road yet and that the drivers should start with a full tank.
NAVIGATION COMPANIES CAN'T GO AT 3,5 HOURS
Complying with the project speed limits, which were criticized by the citizens for the exorbitant road fare prices, 400 was defined as acceptable, promising that a distance of more than 3,5 km could be taken per hour. However, according to widely-used navigation company Yandex data in Turkey, opened the new Istanbul-Izmir can be considered as Istanbul's central districts using the motorway using the Eurasia Tunnel of Fatih Izmir Alsancak 4 h can be reached in a period of 30 minutes. It costs about 5 hours and costs more than 500 pounds.
OLD ROAD DRIVES AT 5 CLOCK
According to the map application used by the Apple company on their mobile phones, the journeys from Fatih to Izmir are around 5 hours. Both journeys need to be made using the Eurasian Tunnel and the Osmangazi Bridges.