Kars Airport

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Kars Airport
Kars Havaalanı
Kars Airport.JPG
IATA: KSYICAO: LTCF
KSY is located in Turkey
KSY
KSY
Location of airport in Turkey
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner DHMİ (State Airports Authority)
Operator DHMİ (State Airports Authority)
Serves Kars, Turkey
Elevation AMSL 5,889 ft / 1,795 m
Coordinates 40°33′44.00″N 43°6′54.01″E / 40.5622222°N 43.1150028°E / 40.5622222; 43.1150028
Website http://kars.dhmi.gov.tr/
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 3,500 11,483 Concrete
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Kars Airport is a public airport in Kars, Turkey (IATA: KSYICAO: LTCF). The airport, opened in 1988, is located 6 km (3.7 mi) from Kars.[2]

In 2006, Kars Airport served 2,352 aircraft and 270,052 passengers. The passenger terminal open to the public covers an area of 1,695 m2 (18,240 sq ft) and has a parking lot for 100 cars.[2] The airport was closed in the spring and summer months of 2007 for renovation works. The re-opening took place on October 22, 2007.[3]

Kars Airport has importance for serving also other cities like Ağrı, Ardahan, Artvin and Iğdır in north-eastern Turkey.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Atlasjet Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen
SunExpress Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen, Izmir
Travel Service Polska Seasonal charter: Katowice, Warsaw-Chopin
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk
Turkish Airlines
operated by AnadoluJet
Ankara

Traffic Statistics[edit]

Kars Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Year (months) Domestic  % change International  % change Total  % change
2011 * 337,036 Increase 2.0% Decrease 100.0% 337,036 Increase 1.0%
2010 * 329,809 Increase 15,0% 2,475 Increase 16,0% 332,284 Increase 15,0%
2009 285,880 Increase 7.1% 2,128 Increase 3.5% 288,008 Increase 7.0%
2008 267,038 Increase 180.0% 2,057 Increase 269,095 Increase 182.0%
2007 95,421 - 95,421

(*)Source: DHMI.gov.tr[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for LTCF at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ a b c "Kars Airport General Information". Retrieved 2010-05-16. 
  3. ^ "Kars`ta havaalanı sevinci". Yeni Şafak (in Turkish) (Tüm Gazeteler). 2007-10-23. Retrieved 2009-09-26. i
  4. ^ Statistics

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