- Biggest Airpots in Turkey
The airport is the place that hosts a passenger just before and after his travel, and therefore one of the most critical stages of air travel in terms of customer satisfaction. Here are the 5 biggest airports in Turkey.
Istanbul Airport international airport serving the city of Istanbul in Turkey. When all stages are completed, it will be able to serve an area of 76.5 km2 with an annual capacity of 200 million passengers and six independent runways with 2 terminals.
Sabiha Gökçen Airport
Sabiha Gökçen Airport is the second airport of Istanbul built within the borders of Pendik district. Airport name, has received the world’s first female fighter pilot and Turkey’s first woman pilot who was from Sabiha Gökçen. The foundation of the airport was laid in February 1998, and the airport, which was completed in January 2001, cost 550 million USD in total.
Antalya Airport is an international airport that serves Turkey’s Antalya province. The airport welcomes millions of foreign and domestic tourists especially in the summer from the southern coast of Turkey.
Ankara Esenboğa Airport
Esenboga Airport is an international airport serving the capital of Turkey in Ankara. It is located 28 km north of the city center, within the boundaries of Akyurt and Çubuk townships. It entered service in 1955. While the airport is owned by the State Airports Authority, the operator is TAV Airports. Ankara Esenboğa Airport is the first airport in Turkey which contain a combination of internal and external lines. Also, it is the fourth largest airport in the country in terms of passenger traffic.
Adnan Menderes Airport
Adnan Menderes Airport is an international airport serving in the province of Izmir. It is 14 km south of the city center, within the borders of Gaziemir and Menderes districts. It takes its name from Adnan Menderes, who was the prime minister between 1950-1960. While the airport is owned by the State Airports Authority, the operator is TAV Airports.