Gazipaşa Airport

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Gazipasa-Alanya Airport

Gazipaşa-Alanya Havalimanı
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerGeneral Directorate of State Airports (DHMİ)
OperatorTAV Airports
ServesGazipaşa, Antalya Province, Turkey
LocationGazipaşa
Elevation AMSL92 ft / 28 m
Coordinates36°17′56″N 32°18′00″E / 36.29889°N 32.30000°E / 36.29889; 32.30000Coordinates: 36°17′56″N 32°18′00″E / 36.29889°N 32.30000°E / 36.29889; 32.30000
Websitegzpairport.com
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2,350 7,710 Concrete / Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers915,046 [1]

Gazipaşa-Alanya Airport (IATA: GZP, ICAO: LTFG) is an airport in service in the Gazipaşa, Anamur, Alanya, Kargıcak, Kestel, Payallar, Avsallar, Okurcalar, Kızılağaç and Side areas of the Antalya Province in Turkey. The airport opened for domestic flights in July 2010 with daily flights from Istanbul with Bora Jet.[2] International flights began in the 2011 holiday season, with flights from Amsterdam. The new airport is only 30 minutes by road from Alanya compared to a travel time of two hours between Alanya and Antalya Airport, which was previously the nearest airport, 120 km away.

Construction[edit]

The airport was finished in 1999, but it was not opened for operation. Talks were held in 2006, with reports commissioned by the national government, local government, and tourist organizations to commence operation. Finally, the decision was made clear in 2007 after multiple bids had been submitted to award operation to Tepe Akfen Ventures Airports Holding (TAV), which paid $50,000 a year, and a 65% share in profit for the right to operate the airport for 25 years.[2] TAV then updated and expanded the airport, including lengthening the runway to 2,350m in order to handle international operations, among other things.

Facilities[edit]

The airport has an annual passenger capacity of 1,500,000 passengers, a terminal area of 6,700 square meters and a parking lot with a capacity of 105 vehicles.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
AnadoluJet Ankara
Buta Airways Seasonal: Baku[3]
Corendon Airlines[4]Seasonal: Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hannover, Katowice (begins 17 June 2020), Nuremberg (begins 29 May 2020), Stuttgart
Finnair Helsinki
GetJet Airlines Seasonal charter: Vilnius[5]
Onur Air Seasonal charter: Katowice,[6] Warsaw–Chopin[6]
Pegasus Airlines Istanbul–Sabiha Gökçen
Seasonal: Moscow–Domodedovo[7]
Pobeda Seasonal: Moscow–Vnukovo[8]
Scandinavian Airlines Copenhagen, Oslo–Gardermoen
Seasonal: Bergen, Billund, Gothenburg, Stavanger, Stockholm–Arlanda
SunExpress Seasonal: Cologne/Bonn
Turkish Airlines Istanbul

Traffic Statistics[edit]

Gazipaşa - Alanya Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics[1]
Year (months) Domestic % change International % change Total % change
2018 1.215.086[9]
2017 836.420
2015 406.638 Increase27% 508.408 Increase25% 915.046 Increase26%
2014 319.578 Increase 189% 405.264 Increase78% 724.842 Increase114%
2013 110.590 Increase2.769% 227.932 Increase300% 338.522 Increase424%
2012 3.854 - 75.886 - 79.740 -

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statistics
  2. ^ a b TAV opens Turkey's Alanya Gazipasa Airport, Air Transport World, August 2010.
  3. ^ "Buta Airways plans Alanya/Gazipasa June 2018 launch". airlineroute.
  4. ^ "Flights". corendonairlines.com.
  5. ^ "Novaturas Flights en". novatours.eu/.
  6. ^ a b "Coral Travel". coraltravel.pl.
  7. ^ Liu, Jim (12 March 2019). "Pegasus schedules new routes to Moscow in S19". Routesonline. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  8. ^ Liu, Jim (15 March 2017). "Pobeda adds Turkey service from April 2017". Routesonline. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
  9. ^ http://www.gazetealanya.com/bolge-haberleri/gazipasa-havalimani-nda-rekor-yolcu-sayisi-h67293.html

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