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1 Airport Information
Istanbul Atatürk Airport is the main international airport serving Istanbul, Turkey (followed by Sabiha Gökçen International Airport) and the biggest airport in Turkey by total number of passengers, destinations served and aircraft movements. Opened in 1924 and located in Yeşilköy, on the European side of the city, it is 24 km (15 mi) west of the city centre and functions as the main hub for Turkish Airlines.
In 1980, the airport was renamed Atatürk International Airport in honor of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder and first president of the Republic of Turkey. It served over 51 million passengers in 2013, making it the 17th busiest airport in the world in terms of total passenger traffic and the 10th busiest in the world in terms of international passenger traffic. It was Europe’s 4th busiest airport in 2014. Once the Istanbul New Airport is finished Istanbul-Atatürk Airport is planned to be shut down.
The Airport is located northeast of the Antalya city centre. The airport is connected to the city centre via the D400 road.
From the city centre, the journey takes approximately 20 minutes by car. Please follow Alanya Road. You will see sign posts for the airport.
First you pass the International Terminal 1. Then you arrive at the Domestic Terminal which is located directly next to the International Terminal. The separate CIP Terminal is nearby. At the end of the road, you reach International Terminal 2.
At the airport, signs also provide directions to each terminal.
Bodrum Airport – Milas Mugla Airport in Turkey:
Bodrum Airport, official name Milas – Bodrum Airport is between Milas and Bodrum. The Airport was build in the year 1997. The spacious international terminal was completed 1998 and opened for air traffic. Bodrum Airport is around 36 km from Bodrum (Halicarnassus) and 18 km from Milas (Milassos) away. Approximate over 2.6 million visitors (2010’s total arrivals) landing yearly to Bodrum Airport, during the summertime (high season July – August) more that 1.5 million passengers arrive and departure within this short period.
2 Public transportation
For most city buses you must buy your bilet (ticket) in advance at a special ticket kiosk. Kiosks are found at major bus terminals and transfer points, and sometimes attached to shops near bus stops. The fare is normally around ₺2.
Private buses sometimes operate on the same routes as municipal buses; they are usually older, and accept either cash or tickets.
Alanya and surrounding area:
The public Bus Service for transportation in Alanya can take you anywhere every 15 minutes.
The longest journey is between Alanya Kestel and Ulas Dinek from the seashore. Another line starts from the metro cash and carry market to the West side of the city center bus station from the 25mt Street.
Another line to the hill of Alanya Tepe Street and North of Alanya and watching terrace to Alanya. This bus start in front of the Alanya municipality.
Another line goes to the Alanya castle from the center of Alanya harbour Street. This Busline follow the main road and pass the Kleopatra Beach (Damlatas Beach).
There is another line that goes to West side of Alanya (Konaklı, Payallar, Avsallar, Türkler, Incekum, Okurcalar) and east side (Cikcilli, Oba, Cıplaklı, Tosmur, Kestel, Mahmutlar, Kargıcak, Demirtas, Gazipasa)
3 Rental Car options
The best place to rent a car is during your arrival at the airport. Depending on where you arrive, their are different rental car options. In most cases it is best to pre order a car online to insure you get the best prices. At most airports you have the standerd big names and some local rental car companies.
4 Taxi Services
There is no best solution for taxi service in Turkey. Most places provide Taxi services. In every city and area you have Taxi’s available in Turkey.
Turkish taxis are fitted with digital meters. If your driver doesn’t start his, mention it right away by saying ‘saatiniz’ (your meter). Check your driver is running the right rate, which varies from city to city. The gece (night) rate is 50% more than the gündüz (daytime) rate, but some places, including İstanbul, do not have a night rate.
Alanya Taxi Service:
To be updated soon.