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İzmir Adnan Menderes Airport
Adnan Menderes Havalimanı
Airport Interior.jpg
Adnan Menderes Airport
Airport type Public
Owner General Directorate of State Airports of Turkey (DHMI)
Operator TAV Airport Management
Serves İzmir
Elevation AMSL 412 ft / 126 m
Coordinates 38°17′21″N 027°09′18″E / 38.28917°N 27.155°E / 38.28917; 27.155 (İzmir Adnan Menderes Airport)Coordinates: 38°17′21″N 027°09′18″E / 38.28917°N 27.155°E / 38.28917; 27.155 (İzmir Adnan Menderes Airport)
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16R/34L 3,240 10,630 Concrete
16L/34R 3,240 10,630 Composite
Source: Turkish AIP at EUROCONTROL[1]
The New İzmir Adnan Menderes Airport

İzmir Adnan Menderes International Airport (IATA: ADBICAO: LTBJ) is an airport serving İzmir and is named after former Turkish prime minister Adnan Menderes. It is located in the Gaziemir area of İzmir.[2]

İzmir's main airport is located 18 km (11 mi) southwest[1] of the city on the way to Selçuk, Ephesus and Pamukkale.

The easiest way to get there from İzmir is by the Havaş[3] airport shuttle bus (every 20 minutes, 35 to 60 minutes) from the Turkish Airlines office.

Several trains stop at the airport terminal on their runs to and from Basmane Train Station in İzmir, taking between 25 and 30 minutes to make the run. The are about six southbound trains a day, mostly in the afternoon.

Selçuk and Ephesus are 60 km (37 mi) south of ADB, reachable by rental car (less than an hour's drive), or cheap, slow train (six times daily).

Pamukkale is 252 km (157 mi) from ADB, a drive of about 4 hours (4-1/2 to 5 hours by bus).

The new international terminal was opened in September 2006.

ADB served 5,236,304 passengers in the year 2007. 3,635,414 of them were domestic passengers and 1,600,890 of them were international passengers. It ranked 3rd in terms of total number of passengers, 5th in terms of international passengers, and 2nd interms of domestic passengers among Turkish airports in 2007.


Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Atlasjet Ercan, Istanbul-Atatürk, Tehran-Imam Khomeini
British Airways London-Gatwick
Cyprus Turkish Airlines Ercan, London-Heathrow, London-Stansted, Manchester
Germanwings Berlin-Schönefeld, Cologne/Bonn, Stuttgart [seasonal]
Hamburg International Hamburg
Kish Air Tehran-Imam Khomeini
Lufthansa Munich
Onur Air Istanbul-Atatürk
Pegasus Airlines Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen, Tehran-Imam Khoemeini, Tel Aviv
Pegasus operated by IZair Adana, Amsterdam, Ankara, Basel/Mulhouse, Diyarbakır, Düsseldorf, Ercan, Istanbul-Atatürk, Mardin, Munich, Stuttgart, Samsun, Vienna, Zürich
SunExpress Adana, Athens, Amsterdam, Antalya, Basel/Mulhouse, Berlin-Schönefeld [ends 26 March], Bursa, Cologne/Bonn, Diyarbakır, Düsseldorf, Ercan, Erzurum, Frankfurt, Gaziantep, Hanover, Kayseri, London-Stansted, Malatya, Munich, Nuremberg, Oslo-Gardemoen, Sivas, Stockholm-Arlanda, Stuttgart, Trabzon, Van, Zürich
Taban Air Tehran-Imam Khomeini Amsterdam
Turkish Airlines Ankara,Athens, Düsseldorf, Istanbul-Atatürk, Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen
Turkish Airlines operated by Anadolu Jet Ankara


Airlines Destinations
Eram Air Tehran-Imam Khomeini
Europe Airpost Dublin [begins 24 May], Paris-Charles de Gaulle [seasonal]
Freebird Airlines Brussels, Tehran-Imam Khomeini
Monarch Airlines Manchester
Onur Air Cork [begins 1 May], Dublin, Amsterdam, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Shannon, Tehran-Imam Khomeini
Pegasus Airlines Dublin [begins 1 May]
Tailwind Airlines Tehran-Imam Khomeini
Thomas Cook Airlines Belfast-International [begins 5 June], Birmingham, London-Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne [begins 1 May] [seasonal]
Thomas Cook Airlines (Belgium) Brussels
Thomson Airways London-Gatwick, Manchester
A Cafe at the airport

Traffic Statistics

İzmir Adnan Menderes International Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Year (months) Domestic International Total
2009 (first 9 months)* 3,328,070 (+16.4%) 1,342,329 (-4.1%) 4,670,399 (+9.7%)
2008 (all) 3,757,891 (+3.4%) 1,697,407 (+6.0%) 5,455,298 (+4.2%)
2007 (all) 3,635,414 1,600,890 5,236,304

(*) Preliminary data. Source:[4]


  1. ^ a b EAD Basic
  2. ^ "Contact Us." Adnan Menderes Airport. Retrieved on 6 September 2009.
  3. ^ Havaş
  4. ^ Statistics

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