Kars Harakani Airport

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Kars Harakani Airport
Kars Harakani Havalimanı
Kars Airport.JPG
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator General Directorate of 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/
Map
KSY is located in Turkey
KSY
KSY
Location of airport in Turkey
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 3,500 11,483 Concrete
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

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

History[edit]

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] The new terminal was designed by architect Yakup Hazan.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Pegasus Airlines Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen[4]
SunExpress Izmir
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk
Turkish Airlines
operated by AnadoluJet
Ankara, Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen

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[5]

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. ^ L, J (16 November 2015). "Pegasus Airlines Adds New Istanbul Domestic Routes from Nov 2015". Airline Route. Retrieved 16 November 2015. 
  5. ^ Statistics

External links[edit]

Media related to Kars Airport at Wikimedia Commons