Adana, which is the largest city in Mediterranean and Eastern Anatolia regions, is the Turkey’s fifth largest city that is connected to the world through Şakirpaşa Airport, which is located in Seyhan district. It is very easy to get to the airport which is 5km away from Yüreğir district, Kayalıbağ and Reşatbey neighborhoods which are accepted as the city center.
You can reach the airport from the city center by bus number 135, which runs hourly between 6 am and 7 pm every day from the airport and Çukurova University points. You can get on the bus through the Turhan Cemal Beriker Boulevard in the city center as well as you can do so by transferring through the city’s only metro line ‘Akıncılar-Hospital’.
In order to arrive at the airport, you can also use the minibus option, which is the more commonly used vehicle in the transportation from the airport to the city center. You can get to Şakirpaşa Airport from the city center by using the City Center minibus line passing through the boulevards of Girne and Turhan Cemil Beriker in the city center.
You will reach Barış Boulevard about 3 kilometers later if you drive through Turhan Cemil Beriker Boulevard. The Barış Boulevard will directly take you to the airport. It takes about 10 minutes to reach the airport from the city center by your own car.
Taxi is one of the fastest and most economical ways to get to the airport from the city center. You can reach the airport at an affordable price by taxi from the many parts of Adana, though it is not as cheap as taking a bus.
Sakirpaşa Airport is also open to international flights; the International Terminal, which has a capacity of 6 million passengers, came into service in 1997 and the Domestic Terminal came into service in 1984. Despite the potential of the passengers, the airport offers limited facilities to spend time.
For the passengers who use the international terminal, there are two restaurants and two buffets, one of which is in the clean area as well as a duty-free shop. There is a buffet in the domestic terminal and a café in the clean area. Besides, you can enjoy the famous tastes of Adana by leaving the airport, which is 4.5 kilometers away from the city center or you can spend your time in the city before going to the airport.Last Updated: December 19, 2016
Trabzon Airport is located 6 kilometers away from the city center, near the seaside. Black Sea Technical University Campus is only a 5-minute walk away.
There are the possibilities of taking minibuses, buses, taxis, Havaş, and some shuttle services and renting a car to get to the city center from the airport. Because Trabzon Airport carries passengers from nearby cities like Rize and Giresun, it is possible to reach these places with Havaş shuttles.
You can reach to the center or the districts of Trabzon, Rize and Giresun with Havaş shuttles, after the passenger exit is completed. While Havaş shuttles reach the city center of Trabzon, passing through the stops of Tanjant Road, Tanjant Erdogdu Junction, Yavuz Sultan Selim Boulevard, Uzunkum and Beşirli. The journey time depends on the distance to be traveled, but in total it takes about 30 minutes to complete this route.
The route of the passengers going to Rize respectively consists of Of, Iyidere, Derepazarı, Rize, Çayeli, Pazar and Ardeşen. Ticket prices are set at 15 or 20 TL according to distance. The stops on the route to Giresun are Akçaabat, Çarşıbaşı, Vakfıkebir, Beşidüzü, Eynesil, Çavuşlu, Görele, Tirebolu, Espiye, Keşap, Giresun and Bulancak. Prices are around 20 TL.
If you leave the airport and go to the minibus stop, you will see the minibuses going to the city center every 5-10 minutes. You can also use the Çimenli and Yomra buses that pass through the airport. The stops of Çimenli buses are Airport, Değirmendere, Tanjant and Meydan respectively. The Yomra buses pass through Değirmendere, Sahil Yolu, Tanjant, Meydan, Atapark, Şenol Güneş Caddesi, and Sahil Peronu stops.
Some of the hotels near the airport are within walking distance. Other than that, some hotels in the city also provide airport transfers if you come for a holiday.
You can also consider going to the city center by taxi because the city center is very close. However, the fare might be more than you estimate. You might want to ask before you take the taxi. Because taxi fares outside Istanbul can be a bit expensive.
At the airport you can find offices of some companies like Enterprise, Rentgo, Sixt, and Esas. You can consider renting a car, especially if you come for a Black Sea trip.Last Updated: February 07, 2017