Trabzon Airport

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Trabzon Airport
Trabzon Havalimanı
Trabzon airport.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator General Directorate of State Airports Authority
Location Trabzon, Turkey
Elevation AMSL 104 ft / 32 m
Coordinates 40°59′42″N 39°47′23″E / 40.9951°N 39.7897°E / 40.9951; 39.7897Coordinates: 40°59′42″N 39°47′23″E / 40.9951°N 39.7897°E / 40.9951; 39.7897
Website trabzon.dhmi.gov.tr
Map
TZX is located in Turkey
TZX
TZX
Location of airport in Turkey
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 2,640 8,661 Paved
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Trabzon Airport (IATA: TZX, ICAO: LTCG) is an airport near the city of Trabzon in the eastern Black Sea region of Turkey. The airport opened in 1957. [3] In 2009, it served 1,596,905 passengers, of which most (95%) were on domestic routes. In 2009, Trabzon Airport ranked 9th for total passenger traffic, and 7th for domestic traffic among airports in Turkey.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Arabia Sharjah[5]
AnadoluJet Ankara, Istanbul–Sabiha Gökçen, Kocaeli
AtlasGlobal Antalya,[6] Bahrain,[7] Istanbul–Atatürk
Flynas Seasonal: Riyadh (begins 7 June 2018)[8]
Kuwait Airways Kuwait (begins 9 June 2018)[9]
Onur Air Baku,[10] Istanbul–Atatürk, Ercan
Pegasus Airlines Adana, Antalya, Istanbul–Sabiha Gökçen, Izmir
SunExpress Antalya, Düsseldorf, Izmir
Seasonal: Cologne/Bonn, Frankfurt, Stuttgart
Turkish Airlines Istanbul–Atatürk, Riyadh[11]
Seasonal: Berlin–Tegel, Dammam,[12] Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Kuwait,[13] Stuttgart, Vienna[14]

Traffic statistics[edit]

Trabzon Airport passenger traffic statistics[15]
Year (months) Domestic % change International % change Total % change
2012 2,355,236 Increase 8.0% 74,637 Decrease 17.0% 2,429,873 Increase 7.0%
2011 2,190,503 Increase 15.0% 89,514 Increase 32.0% 2,280,017 Increase 15.0%
2010 1,895,600 Increase 24.0% 67,568 Increase 4.0% 1,963,168 Increase 23.0%
2009 1,531,780 Increase 10.9% 65,125 Decrease 26.7% 1,596,905 Increase 8.7%
2008 1,380,926 Decrease 1.2% 88,787 Increase 3.7% 1,469,713 Decrease 0.9%
2007 1,397,175 85,585 1,482,760

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On 13 January 2018, a Boeing 737-800 (TC-CPF) on Pegasus Airlines Flight 8622 veered off the left-hand side of the far end of runway 11 whilst landing. None of the 168 persons on board (162 passengers and 6 crew) were reported to have serious injuries. The cause of the incident has not yet been determined.

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