Ankara Airport (ESB) - Esenboğa

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Ankara Esenboğa Airport (IATA: ESB, ICAO: LTAC), officially known as Esenboğa International Airport, is the main international airport serving Ankara, the capital city of Turkey. The airport is located 28 km north of Ankara.

Ankara Airport (IATA: ESB) is the main airport serving Ankara.
Ankara Airport (IATA: ESB) is the main airport serving Ankara.
The airport is located 28 kilometres north of Ankara.
The airport is located 28 kilometres north of Ankara.
Esenboğa International Airport (ESB) served 12,3 Million passengers in 2015.
Esenboğa International Airport (ESB) served 15,8 million passengers in 2017.
There is only one terminal in Ankara International Airport.
There is only a terminal in Ankara International Airport.
The total number of passengers doubled in the past 6 years.
The total number of passengers doubled in the past 6 years.
Ankara Airport serves as a hub for AnadoluJet and Turkish Airlines. It has two asphalt runways. Although is the airport of the capital city of Turkey, it’s ranked as the 4th busiest airport in terms of total passenger traffic in the country after Ataturk Airport, Antalya Airport and Sabiha Gökçen Airport.
It is also ranked as the third busiest airport in Turkey in terms of Domestic passenger traffic (Ataturk and Sabiha Gökçen airport are the 1st and 2nd). In 2017 Ankara Airport handled 15,845,878 million passengers.


Ankara Airport Terminal information

Ankara Airport Terminals are distributed in two Terminals: Domestic Terminal and International Terminal.


Transfer between terminals

The only way to transfer between International and Domestic areas is by foot, escalators, elevators and moving walkways.



The terminal building where Ankara Airport Terminals are located consists of three levels: Arrivals, Arrivals Mezzanine and Departures:

- Arrivals Level: Handles Domestic and International arrivals.

- Arrivals Mezzanine Level: Links Ankara Airport Terminals to the car park and it has a green area

- Departures Level: Handles Domestic and International departures.


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Terminal Services

Ankara Airport Terminales are provided with lots of services available to all passengers such as:


- Medical Care, Pharmacy

- Baby Rooms

- Wi-Fi

- VIP Rooms and Lounges, Business Center

- Car rental agencies,

- Banks, ATMs and Currency Exchange


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Ankara Airport in numbers

- 2 Terminals

- 2 runways

- In 2017 handled 15,8 million passengers

- It is the 4th busiest airport in Turkey

- It is the 3rd busiest airport for domestic flights in the country

- 4 Lounges

Transportation to and from Ankara city centre

Ankara Airport Transportation is available only by road. See as follows the available means of transportation at Ankara Airport:


- Shuttle and Bus: By Havas Bus, Public Bus 442 and Bleko Air Bus passengers may transfer to downtown Ankara safe and sound. For passengers convenience, Havas Shuttle service is not longer available.

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- Taxi: It is a little bit more expensive than buses but it is the fastest and more comfortable method of transportation from Ankara Airport. To go to city center of Ankara is about TL 80-100.

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Contact information

See below Ankara's Airport contact details:

Address: Balıkhisar Mh, Özal Bulvarı, Akyurt / Ankara 07970, TURKEY.

Phone: +90 312 590 4000 / +90 444 9 828




Lost and Found Office

For lost property within Ankara airport Terminals and car parks:


Location: International Terminal, Arrivals floor.

Opening hours: Daily 10.00 - 22.00

Phone: +90 312 590 40 00 / Ext.: 4388



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