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Dalaman is a small district of Muğla with a population of 35 thousand people. The airport was built here in 1976 because Dalaman is on the crossroads and has flat terrains. The airport was opened to international transportation in 1981.
Dalaman Airport is used for transportation to the major tourist spots in Turkey such as Fethiye, Marmaris, Göcek and Akyakaya. The airport can also be preferred for transportation to Muğla city center and even Kaş and Kalkan, the touristic districts of Antalya. In addition to tourism, greenhouse farming is also an important income channel in the district. Dalaman is a delta rich in bird diversity. The bays here are very convenient for yacht tourism. Dalaman has a temperate climate and the average annual temperature is 20 degrees. It rains heavily in winter.
HAVAŞ shuttle services are the easiest way to reach Dalaman Airport from the tourist spots such as Fethiye and Marmaris. The shuttle services depart from the city centers of Fethiye and Marmaris.
If you are planning to take a taxi from your hotel, the holiday village or from wherever you are, you can get information from the authorized people about taxi fares. Taxi drivers usually fix the taxi fares for transportation to the airport. You can sometimes bargain with taxi drivers.
You can reach Dalaman Airport from both Fethiye and Marmaris by taking advantage of HAVAŞ shuttle services. Marmaris HAVAŞ shuttles reach the airport by passing through Gökova, Köyceğiz, Havaş Ortaca and Dalaman. Fethiye shuttle services depart from Fethiye Bus Terminal and reach Dalaman by passing through Adnan Menderes Boulevard, Günlükbaşı and Göcek.
You can go to the airport by the car you have rented and deliver it here. There are the offices of AVIS, Budget, Europcar and Almira at Dalaman Airport. You can deliver the rental car to these offices.
Dalaman Airport was firstly built in 1976 and it was opened to international transportation in 1981. The airport is one of the busiest airports during summer in Turkey. This is because the airport is used by the inhabitants of Marmaris, Fethiye, Göcek, Gökova, Akyaka and Muğla center and by those who come to these places for holiday.
Dalaman airport has VIP and CIP lounges. The airport is located on a place close to the Antalya-Muğla highway. It is 6 kilometers away from the city center. You can choose from taxi, rental cars or minibus (dolmush) alternatives to leave the airport.Last Updated: January 16, 2017
You can get to Ankara’s central locations like Kızılay, AŞTİ, Gar, Sıhhiye and Ulus from the capital’s only airport Esenboğa Airport using Belko Air municipal buses, EGO buses, taxi, and personal vehicle.
You can also rent a car at Esenboğa Airport, which is located 28 km from the city center.
A service of the Ankara Metropolitan Municipality, these buses provide transportation between the airport and central locations in the city, like Kızılay, Sıhhiye, and Ulus. The 442/A and 442/K lines operate between 6 am and 12 am in both directions. These 45-passenger buses feature hostess services.
The 442-3 bus line takes off at the terminal exits. While the line is infrequent it does provide transportation to AKM, Ankara Arena, Güvenpark, Ulus, and Sihhiye.
Within the city taking a taxi is generally affordable but since the airport is located 28 km from the city center, getting to the city by taxi is a more expensive alternative.
Located in the domestic terminal at the Esenboğa Airport are 11 car rental agencies, including Sixt, Avis, Budget, Central and Hertz. You can rent a car to get to the city center; there are car rental agencies located in the city center as well. The city is easy to navigate by car when its not rush hour.
The Esenboğa Airport is frequently used by government staff and therefore features many amenities. Those awaiting their flight in the domestic terminal can get a quick bite to eat or some coffee at Caffe Nero, Ankar Café, Bus Gate, or Bufe Ic Hat. If you prefer local Anatolian flavors head to Tadinda Anadolu. Bomonti Brasserie is ideal for those interested in international cuisine. This terminal also has fast food restaurants like Burger King.
If you’re traveling internationally, the departures and arrival terminals have many cafes, kiosks, and bars. You can also enjoy some tax-free shopping at Duty Free after you go through passport control. Both terminals have souvenir shops and kiosks that sell general items.Last Updated: June 10, 2019