Erkilet International Airport

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Kayseri Erkilet Airport

Kayseri Erkilet Havalimanı
Erkilet Airport 2.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic / Military
OperatorDHMİ (State Airports Administration)
Turkish Air Force
LocationKayseri, Turkey
Elevation AMSL3,506 ft / 1,069 m
Coordinates38°46′13″N 035°29′43″E / 38.77028°N 35.49528°E / 38.77028; 35.49528Coordinates: 38°46′13″N 035°29′43″E / 38.77028°N 35.49528°E / 38.77028; 35.49528
Map
ASR is located in Turkey
ASR
ASR
Location of airport in Turkey
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 3,000 9,841 Concrete
Sources: DHMİ,[1] Turkish AIP at EUROCONTROL[2]

Erkilet International Airport or Kayseri Erkilet Airport (Turkish: Kayseri Erkilet Havalimanı, IATA: ASR, ICAO: LTAU) is a military airbase and public airport located 5 km (3.1 mi) north[2] of Kayseri in the Kayseri Province of Turkey.

Facilities[edit]

The prior capacity of the airport was 600,000 passengers per year. With the opening of the new international terminal in March 2007, its total capacity increased up to one million passengers per year. The airport is able to accommodate jets the size of the Boeing 747. However, smaller jets like the Boeing 737 and Boeing 757 are more commonly seen there.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
AnadoluJet Istanbul–Sabiha Gökçen
AtlasGlobal Istanbul–Atatürk
Corendon Airlines Antalya
Seasonal charter: Tabriz, Tehran–Imam Khomeini
Eurowings Cologne/Bonn (begins 28 May 2019)[3]
Onur Air Istanbul
Seasonal: Amsterdam, Cologne/Bonn[4]
Pegasus Airlines Antalya, Düsseldorf, Istanbul–Sabiha Gökçen, Izmir, Stuttgart
Seasonal: Amsterdam, Rotterdam[5]
Smartwings Poland Seasonal charter: Warsaw–Chopin[6]
SunExpress Izmir
Seasonal: Antalya, Cologne/Bonn[7]
Seasonal charter: Tehran–Imam Khomeini
SunExpress Deutschland Seasonal: Cologne/Bonn,[7] Düsseldorf, Hannover, Munich, Stuttgart
TUI fly Belgium Liège[8]
Turkish Airlines Istanbul[9]
Seasonal: Düsseldorf, Munich (resumes 1 July 2019),[10] Stuttgart, Vienna
Ukraine International Airlines Seasonal charter: Kiev–Boryspil[11]

Statistics[edit]

Kayseri Erkilet International Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Year (months) Domestic % change International % change Total % change
2012 * 968,942 Increase 5,9% 254,818 Increase 1,8% 1,223,760 Increase 5.0%
2011 * 914,537 Increase 27.0% 250,129 Increase 14.0% 1,164,666 Increase 24.0%
2010 720,229 Increase 27.0% 219,955 Increase 4.0% 940,184 Increase 21.0%
2009 568,106 Increase 18.4% 210,533 Increase 8.0% 778,639 Increase 15.4%
2008 479,857 Decrease 17.0% 194,976 Increase 3.0% 674,833 Decrease 12.0%
2007 575,473 189,833 765,306

(*)Source: DHMI.gov.tr[12]

Access[edit]

Public buses run from the airport (just outside the gates) to the city center and vice versa.[13] Travelers can also hire a taxi or rent a car. A less expensive option is to pre-arrange your airport pick up either through a travel agency or your hotel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Turkish) Kayseri Hava Meydanı at DHMİ (State Airports Authority)
  2. ^ a b EAD Basic
  3. ^ Liu, Jim. "Eurowings expands Turkey network in S19". Routesonline. Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Onur Air schedules Kayseri seasonal routes in 3Q17 2016". routesonline. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  5. ^ Liu, Jim. "Pegasus adds Kayseri – Rotterdam link in S19". Routesonline. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  6. ^ "air and charter tickets". itaka.pl.
  7. ^ a b 2018, UBM (UK) Ltd. "SunExpress Germany S19 network additions as of 18OCT18". routesonline.com.
  8. ^ https://www.tuifly.be/en
  9. ^ "Istanbul New Airport Transition Delayed Until April 5, 2019 (At The Earliest)".
  10. ^ Liu, Jim. "Turkish Airlines expands Dusseldorf / Munich network in S19". Routesonline. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  11. ^ "Charter flights timetable". flyuia.com.
  12. ^ Statistics
  13. ^ "KAYSERİ ULAŞIM BİLGİ SİSTEMİ (KUBİS)", Havaalanına giden hatlar, 2010 ©. Retrieved on 03 December 2013.

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