Kars Harakani Airport

Kars Harakani Airport
Kars Harakani Havalimanı
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
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: KSY, ICAO: 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

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

AirlinesDestinations
AnadoluJet Ankara, Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen
Pegasus AirlinesIstanbul-Sabiha Gökçen[4]
SunExpressIzmir
Turkish AirlinesIstanbul-Atatürk

Traffic statistics

Kars Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Year (months) Domestic % change International % change Total % change
2011 * 337,036 2.0% 100.0% 337,036 1.0%
2010 * 329,809 15,0% 2,475 16,0% 332,284 15,0%
2009 285,880 7.1% 2,128 3.5% 288,008 7.0%
2008 267,038 180.0% 2,057 269,095 182.0%
2007 95,421 - 95,421

(*)Source: DHMI.gov.tr[5]

References

  1. Airport information for LTCF at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. 1 2 3 "Kars Airport General Information". Retrieved 2010-05-16.
  3. "Kars`ta havaalanı sevinci". Yeni Şafak (in Turkish). Tüm Gazeteler. 2007-10-23. Archived from the original on 2011-07-17. 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

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