Turkey Airports

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Istanbul Airport (IST)

Location: The airport is situated 25 miles (40km) northwest of Istanbul.
Time: GMT +3
Contacts: Tel: +90 444 1 442.
Transfer between terminals: There is one large, modern terminal at the airport, consisting of seven entrances. Gates 1 and 2 serve domestic flights, while the rest serve international flights.
Getting to the city: While there are plans to connect the railway, shuttles are currently the only form of public transport serving the airport. Havaist and IETT offer shuttle services and tickets/smartcards can be purchased at the airport. Taxis are also readily available.
Car rental: Car rental companies include Europcar, Comet, Enterprise, Garenta, Hertz, Budget, Avis, and Dokay.
Airport Taxis: Istanbul Airport is northwest of Istanbul and it takes around 45 minutes to an hour to reach the city centre by taxi. There are three main taxis: yellow economy taxis, blue comfort taxis, and black premium taxis.
Facilities: There are shops, banks, bureaux de change, prayer rooms, a large range of food and beverage outlets, bars, a duty free, and passenger lounges. There is also an airport hotel as well as tourism information centres.
Parking: Istanbul Airport boasts one of the largest multi-storey carparks in the world, consisting of five blocks with low-cost to premium options.
Website: www.istanbulhavalimani.com/en

Antalya International Airport (AYT)

Location: The airport is situated six miles (10km) from Antalya.
Time: GMT +2 (GMT +3 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).
Contacts: Tel: +90 (0)242 444 7423.
Getting to the city: Taxis are available from outside Arrivals for around TL 12 and there is a bus service to Antalya from the Domestic and International terminals for TL 3.
Car rental: Car rental companies include Hertz, Avis, Europcar, and Budget.
Facilities: Bureaux de change and ATMs are available in Arrivals and Departures. Cafes, a variety of take-away joints, and a pub offer snacks, meals, and drinks. Other facilities include duty-free shopping, a business lounge, public telephones, baby care facilities, medical facilities, travel agencies, and a post office. There are also good facilities available for those with special needs.
Parking: There are two parking lots near the terminals with long and short-term parking options. Visitors can park at the Domestic Terminal free of charge up to 15 minutes.
Departure Tax: None.
Website: www.aytport.com

Izmir Adnan Menderes International Airport (ADB)

Location: The airport is located 11 miles (18km) from Izmir.
Time: GMT +2 (GMT +3 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).
Contacts: Tel: +90 232 455 0000.
Getting to the city: The Havas airport shuttle bus to the centre of Izmir can be caught from the domestic terminal. Travel time is 50 minutes. Trains also service the airport and leave from the International terminal to the Basmane train station in the city, but these are usually only in the afternoons. Taxis are also available for around TL 20-30.
Car rental: Car rental companies include Avis, Hertz, National, Europcar, and Sixt, as well as some local car hire companies.
Facilities: Foreign exchange can be found in both Arrivals and Departures. Shops are available, including duty free, and cafes, restaurants, and bars exist throughout the terminal building. Other facilities include public telephones, a post office, ATM, hairdresser, tourist information, and hotel reservations. Facilities for those with special needs are good.
Parking: Parking at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport is charged at TL 7.50 for the first hour, TL 10.50 for up to three hours, and TL 25.50 for 12-24 hours. Long-term parking rates are TL 55 for up to four days and TL 86 for a week.
Departure Tax: None.
Website: www.adnanmenderesairport.com

ATM Dalaman Airport (DLM)

Location: The airport is situated about four miles (6km) from Dalaman.
Time: GMT +2 (GMT +3 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).
Contacts: Tel: +90 252 792 5555.
Getting to the city: Taxis are available outside the terminal, and there are bus services to Dalaman via Marmaris and Fethiye, which leave from the domestic terminal. Dalaman airport taxis connect passengers to the Otogar bus terminal.
Car rental: Avis, Hertz, and Europcar have rental companies at the airport.
Facilities: Banks and exchange bureaux are available. There is a variety of duty-free shops in arrivals and departures, as well as a food court, which offers a variety of takeaways, restaurants, and bars. Other facilities include places of worship, baby care rooms, a post office, internet access, and public telephones.
Parking: Parking fees at Dalaman Airport start at TL7.50 for the first hour up to TL25 for 24 hours and TL142.50 for a month. There are additional charges for minibuses, buses, and trucks. Short-term parking is within walking distance of the terminal.
Departure Tax: None.
Website: http://www.yda.aero/
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Esenboga International Airport (ESB)

Location: The airport is located northeast of Ankara, 17 miles (28km) from the city centre.
Time: GMT +2 (GMT +3 from March to October).
Contacts: Tel: +90 312 590 4000.
Getting to the city: The Havas bus service operates between the airport and a central city terminal, stopping at various points en route. The fare for a one-way journey is TL9.50. Metered taxis are also available, and various private companies run shuttles.
Car rental: Several car rental companies are represented at the airport, including Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Sixt, Thrifty, Avis, and Alamo.
Facilities: There are banks with exchange facilities in both arrivals and departures, three duty free shops, pubs, restaurants, cafes, and snack kiosks. In addition there is a hairdresser, shoe-shine kiosk, a florist, and bookstores. Wifi is freely available and the airport is accessible for the disabled.
Departure Tax: None.
Website: http://www.esenbogaairport.com/en-EN/Pages/Main.aspx
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Bodrum Airport (Milas-Bodrum Airport) (BJV)

Location: The airport is situated 22 miles (36km) northeast of Bodrum, and 10 miles (16km) south of Milas.
Time: Local time is GMT +2 (GMT +3 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).
Contacts: Tel: +90 252 523 0101
Transfer between terminals: The new international terminal and the old terminal, now used only for domestic flights, are just over half a mile away from one another, a 15 minute walk across a field.
Getting to the city: There is an airport shuttle bus which travels to and from Bodrum city centre, stopping at various points en route. The trip to the central bus station in Bodrum costs about TL10. Havas coaches operating from the domestic terminal are timed with Turkish Airlines flights to and from Istanbul. There are plenty of airport taxis available and their rates are fixed and generally quite fair.
Car rental: Hertz, Avis, and Europcar have rental desks at the airport.
Airport Taxis: There is a rate board at the terminals which shows current fares to 44 cities and towns in the region. The fare to Bodrum is around TL100 and roughly TL235 to Kusadasi, a 2-hour journey away.
Facilities: Parking, currency exchange, cafeteria, shops, car rental, taxi service, ATM, and an information desk.
Parking: Ample short-term and long-term bays are available outside the main terminal.
Departure Tax: None.
Website: http://www.milasbodrum.dhmi.gov.tr/havaalanlari/default.aspx?hv=6
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Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)

Location: The airport is 22 miles (35km) south-east of Istanbul.
Time: GMT +2 (GMT +3 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).
Contacts: Tel: +90 216 588 88 88.
Transfer between terminals: Terminals are within one building.
Getting to the city: Buses connect the airport to various parts of Istanbul. Tickets are TL 1.65 and the journey into Istanbul takes between 30 and 45 minutes. Shuttles to the historical centre of Istanbul run every half hour between 5am and midnight. Tickets are TL 18 for the 40 minute trip.
Car rental: Rental companies operating at the airport include National Alamo, Sixt, Payless, Central, Hertz, Europcar, Nord Travel, Budget, Avis, and Bostanci.
Airport Taxis: Taxis can be found outside the arrivals section of the airport. Fares into Istanbul cost approximately TL 90, passengers have to pay highway and bridge tolls as well.
Facilities: The airport has ATMs, shops, restaurants, a first aid centre, pharmacies, a prayer room, hair salon, shoeshine stand, and meeting facilities. Currency exchange facilities and a post office are also available and there is a left-luggage desk.
Parking: Parking rates start at TL 8 for the first hour, TL 10 for 1-3 hours, TL 16 for 3-6 hours, and TL 35 for the day. Long-term reduced rates are also available.
Departure Tax: None.
Website: www.sabihagokcen.aero/home_page
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