Samsun-Çarşamba Airport

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Samsun Çarşamba Airport
Samsun Çarşamba Havalimanı
Samsun Çarşamba Airport.jpg
Airport type Public
Operator General Directorate of State Airports Authority
Serves Samsun, Turkey
Coordinates 41°15′56″N 36°32′55″E / 41.26556°N 36.54861°E / 41.26556; 36.54861
SZF is located in Turkey
Location of airport in Turkey
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 9,842 3,000 Concrete
Control Tower

Samsun Çarşamba Airport (IATA: SZF, ICAO: LTFH) (Turkish: Samsun Çarşamba Havalimanı) is a public airport in Samsun, Turkey. Opened in 1998, it is 23 km from Samsun.

The passenger terminal of the airport covers an area of 4,725 m² and has a parking lot for 246 cars.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AnadoluJet Ankara, Bursa, Istanbul–Sabiha Gökçen
Germania Seasonal: Berlin–Tegel,[1] Düsseldorf (begins 12 July 2018)
Onur Air Istanbul–Atatürk
Pegasus Airlines Istanbul–Sabiha Gökçen, Izmir
Seasonal: Düsseldorf[2]
RusLine Krasnodar[3]
SunExpress Antalya, Düsseldorf, Izmir
Seasonal: Frankfurt, Hannover, Stuttgart
SunExpress Deutschland Seasonal: Frankfurt, Munich[4]
TUI fly Deutschland Seasonal: Cologne/Bonn
Turkish Airlines Istanbul–Atatürk
Seasonal: Berlin–Tegel, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart,[5] Vienna

Traffic Statistics[edit]

Samsun-Çarşamba Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Year (months) Domestic % change International % change Total % change
2011 * 1,060,473 Increase 19.0% 89,685 Increase 36.0% 1,150,158 Increase 20.0%
2010 891,355 Increase 14.0% 65,899 Decrease 24.0% 957,254 Increase 10.0%
2009 779,794 Increase 47.7% 87,068 Increase 13.8% 866,862 Increase 43.4%
2008 527,886 Increase 9.0% 76,501 Increase 9.0% 604,387 Increase 9.0%
2007 485,772 70,024 555,796


Air traffic control[edit]

Air traffic controllers at the tower also control the nearby coastguard helicopters.

Future expansion[edit]

Construction of a taxiway would remove landing delays due to previously landed aircraft taxiing back down the runway. However to do this land adjacent to the airport would need to be purchased.


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