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Airports in Turkey

We pride ourselves at Direct Traveller for being leading specialists in Turkey holidays. We therefore aim to make sure that in every aspect of your holiday you feel comfortable in the knowledge of where you are going and get the best experiences out of it. The fact we offer the widest range of arrival airports ensures we give you the most tailor made and convenient experience on your holidays We offer a good range of flights to all of the main Turkish airports and below is a list of these with further details on which resorts you can reach from each and a little about what the airport itself is like.


Adana Airport - ADA

Adana Airport is located as its name suggests in the Southern Turkish city of Adana, and is 3.5km from the city centre. Adana has delicious restaurants, friendly locals and is one of the most agriculturally productive areas in the world! Its airport was first opened in 1937 for use as a civil-military airport and then became open to the public in 1956. There is quite a range of airlines that operate with Adana airport, including AtlasGlobal airlines and Pegasus airlines. You can also reach a variety of Turkish regions from here, including Istanbul, Izmir, Antalya, Ankara and Bodrum. It could be a good stop off point if you fancy exploring some extra Turkish culture and scenery



Antalya Airport - AYT

Located on the beautiful Mediterranean Coast, Antalya Airport is the second largest in Turkey, carrying over 20 million passengers every year. The large majority of flights coming in and out of Antalya are international due to the high popularity of this sun kissed area of the country, with fantastic access to Alanya, Side, Belek and Manavgat as well as some of the best golf courses in the world. Terminals one and two are for international flights, so when you're on your way home make sure you know which is yours. A massive duty free store is available for a range of fantastically priced goods, great for those who couldn't find a gift whilst on holiday, and want to squeeze in a sneaky last minute bargain present. Antalya Airport flies to the following British airports; Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, East Midlands, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted and Manchester which offers you, our customer, a chance to fly from and to wherever you are around the country



Ankara Airport - ESB

Operating since 1955, Esenboga International Airport in Ankara helps millions of passengers get to their destination every year, and is ranked fifth in Turkey for total numbers of passenger traffic. Named after the village of Esenboga (which was in turn named after a Turkish warlord called Isen Buga), the name of the airport means literally wind flowing or serene bull. 

The airport is dedicated to environmental innovation and has a 25% energy saving stemmed from recycling exhaust gases. With direct bus services to and from the centre of Ankara the Esenboga International Airport has fantastic transport links and endeavours to get you right into the centre of the city without any unnecessary waiting times. If you're looking to visit Ankara via the Esenboga Airport the following airlines are available; Pegasus, Turkish, Anadolu, Lufthansa and many more, offering a national service to Antalya, Bodrum, Dalaman, Istanbul Ataturk, Sabiha Gokcen and Izmir as well as a wide international service. So if you're planning on visiting Turkey this year, why not include Ankara, with the vast range of flights in and out of the rest of Turkey, there's no way you can miss the capital city of such a fantastic country! 



Bodrum Milas Airport - BJV

This popular airport is located en-route to Bodrum town at approximately 10 miles away. It has 2 terminals, one of which was developed in 2000 caters for 2.5million passengers on international flights while the original terminal is used for domestic flights. Facilities in the Bodrum international airport terminal include a cafeteria, duty free shops, and currency exchange. Bodrum airport can be used for holidays to Bodrum, Bitez, Gumbet, Kusadasi and the surrounding peninsulas. 


Dalaman Airport - DLM

Dalaman airport is the main airport for arrivals to Fethiye, Oludeniz and the surrounding areas. Dalaman is the third largest airport in Turkey servicing the south west of the country. Popular with Holidaymakers, it has a domestic terminal and a new international flight terminal built with 12 boarding gates and 60 check-in desks to serve the demand for the area.

The airport has a duty free area with traditional Turkish goods and also branded international labels to enjoy shopping tax free. Dalaman airport also offers facilities such as children’s play area, newspaper stands and Wi-Fi. 


Gazientep Airport - GZT

Gazientep (also known as Antep) is the sixth most popular city in Turkey and one of the oldest continually habited cities in the world, and most certainly the oldest in the country. The best way to experience this Anatolian gem of an ancient city is via the airport, and from Gazientep Airport, flights depart and arrive to and from Ankara, Istanbul Ataturk, Sabiha Gokcen as well as Izmir airports. This gives you a great range of options, for example if you would like to experience the history of the beautiful Gazientep whilst on holiday in Izmir, you can take a short flight and witness some of the further reaches of 

Turkey where the culture and history is even richer than the coastal regions. Flights also go to and from multiple German Airports and Ercan in Cyprus so that every passenger is able to extend their holiday to a second destination if they so chose. Airlines that visit Gazientep Airport include Pegasus and Turkish Airlines as well as Lufthansa and Anadolu Jet which ensures you are able to shop around for the lowest prices from the airline that suits you!  


Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport - SAW

The airport was named after Sabiha Gokcen who was adopted by Ataturk (the founder and first president of the Turkish Republic) as a young girl and went on to be an internationally renowned pilot, helping to promote Turkey and Turkish women in America and other countries around the world.

Located on the asian side of Istanbul, Sabiha Gokcen Airport is not the main entrance into this fantastic city, but still brings a large number of passengers from around the world into Istanbul every day. Inside the airport is a range of facilities and restaurants from traditional Turkish establishments to typical fast food places like McDonald’s, ensuring that even the fussiest eaters have some option to eat. There is also a wide range of shops and markets offering gifts, apparel and duty free items amongst other things which gives you the perfect last moment to buy a gift for a loved one. Unfortunately, only two British airports fly to Sabiha Gokcen Istanbul Airport; London’s Gatwick and Stansted, however both of these airports have an extensive range of flight days. 


Istanbul Ataturk Airport - IST

Istanbul Ataturk airport is the main airport in Turkey and the 14th busiest airport in the world. Located in the European side of Istanbul, It opened in 1924 and was renamed Ataturk airport in 1980. Istanbul Ataturk airport's 3 terminals serve as an international and domestic hub for flights throughout Turkey with flights for over 51 million passengers each year. faciltieis in the airport include duty free stores, gift shops, restaurants, conference halls, VIP lounges, baggage wrapping, currency exchange, and Wi-Fi.


Izmir Airport - ADB

Izmir is a major airport in the Aegean side of Turkey. As Izmir city itself serves well for trade and industry you will see that Izmir airport is also geared with modern facilities. Its name is derived from a former Turkish Prime Minister Adnan Menderes and officially known as Adnan Menderes Airport. It is a good access point for Izmir, Kusadasi, Bodrum, and their attractions such as Pamukkale and Ephesus. Izmir airport was rebuilt in 2006 offering modern facilities including duty free shops, food outlets, and VIP lounges serving 6 million passengers each year.



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