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Zafer Airport

Zafer Airport
Zafer Havalimanı
ICAO: LTBZ
KZR is located in Turkey
KZR
KZR
Location of airport in Turkey
Summary
Airport type International
Owner DHMI
Operator IC İçtaş İnşaat Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. [1]
Serves Kütahya, Afyonkarahisar, Uşak
Location Altıntaş, Kütahya, Turkey
Coordinates
Website
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 9,842 3,000 Concrete

Zafer Airport (ICAO: LTBZ) (Turkish: Zafer Havalimanı) is an international regional airport that serves the cities of Kütahya, Afyonkarahisar and Uşak. The airport has opened on November 25, 2012.[1][2]

Location

Zafer Airport is located in Kuyucak village of Altıntaş district 41 km (25 mi) south-southeast of Kütahya. It is 59 km (37 mi) away from Afyonkarahisar, 103 km (64 mi) to Uşak and 113 km (70 mi) to Eskişehir.[3][4] However, airport's location brought some critics with.[5]

Facilities

The airport's groundbreaking took place on 22 April 2011. As Turkey's first regional airport, it was constructed by IC İçtaş Construction Company in 18 months and financed in the build–operate–transfer form.[6][7] It cost 155 million (approx. US$91 million) and will be operated until 2044 by the IC Holding.[3]

The facility with a total covered area of 27,000 m2 (290,000 sq ft) is built on 370 ha (910 acres) land. The only one terminal building of 17,600 m2 (189,000 sq ft) covered area is designed for domestic as well as for international passenger service. The building has 19 check-in counters and four gates. International passengers are handled at eight border checkpoints. There are four baggage carousels at the arrival hall. Zafer airport's annual capacity is planned to be two million passengers.[3] The parking lot is capable of holding 87 cars and eight busses.[4]

Runway

The airport's runway is 3,000 m (9,800 ft) long and 45 m (148 ft) wide. The airport ramp allows parking of five aircraft at the same time.[3]

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Germania Düsseldorf
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.airporthaber.com/havacilik-haberleri/zafer-acilisa-hazir.html ZAFER AÇILIŞA HAZIR
  2. ^ http://www.airporthaber.com/havacilik-haberleri/basbakandan-zafer-havalimani-icin-ozel-talimat.html
  3. ^ a b c d "Ve Zafer Havalimanı'na İlk Uçak İndi" (in Turkish). Airport Haber. 2012-11-25. Retrieved 2012-12-09. 
  4. ^ a b "Zafer’in Resmi Sitesi Yayında". Afyon Haber. 2012-11-25. Retrieved 2012-12-09. 
  5. ^ "Zafer Havalimani" (in Turkish). Carsamba Yazilari. 2012-12-26. Retrieved 2012-12-28. 
  6. ^ "Internayional Zafer Regional Airport". IC Holding. Retrieved 2012-12-09. 
  7. ^ "Zafer Airport opened by Erdogan".  
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