Balıkesir Airport

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Balıkesir Merkez Airport

Balıkesir Merkez Havalimanı
Airport typePublic / Military
OperatorGeneral Directorate of State Airports Authority
LocationBalıkesir, Turkey
Elevation AMSL340 ft / 104 m
Coordinates39°37′09″N 027°55′33″E / 39.61917°N 27.92583°E / 39.61917; 27.92583Coordinates: 39°37′09″N 027°55′33″E / 39.61917°N 27.92583°E / 39.61917; 27.92583
BZI is located in Turkey
Location of airport in Turkey
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 2,990 9,810 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Balıkesir Airport (IATA: BZI, ICAO: LTBF) is a military airport in the city of Balıkesir, Turkey.[2]

Military usage[edit]

Balıkesir is home to the 9th Air Wing (Ana Jet Üs or AJÜ) of the 1st Air Force Command (Hava Kuvvet Komutanligi) of the Turkish Air Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri). Other wings of this command are located in Eskişehir (LTBI), Konya (LTAN), Ankara Akıncı (LTAE) and Bandırma (LTBG).[3]


  1. ^ Airport information for LTBF at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ a b Airport information for LTBF at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ Turkish Air Force Archived December 13, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. - Scramble

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