Izmir International Airport
Named after a former Turkish Prime Minister, Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport is located 11 miles (18km) from downtown Izmir and is one of the busiest airports in Turkey.
Serving more than six million passengers each year, flights to Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport come in from destinations around Europe and the Middle East, including London, Amsterdam, Tehran, Athens, Belfast, Moscow, Malta, and Istanbul.
A popular gateway to the resorts along Turkey's Aegean coastline, Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport is conveniently located and has good facilities with a modest selection of shops and restaurants. The International Terminal, completed in 2006, is a colourful and airy space that is pleasant for layovers, although the airport doesn't offer much in the way of entertainment.
The airport is located 11 miles (18km) from Izmir.
Getting to the city
The Havas airport shuttle bus to the centre of Izmir can be caught from the domestic terminal. Travel time is 50 minutes. Trains also service the airport and leave from the International terminal to the Basmane train station in the city, but these are usually only in the afternoons. Taxis are also available for around TL 20-30.
GMT +2 (GMT +3 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).
Tel: +90 232 455 0000.
Car rental companies include Avis, Hertz, National, Europcar, and Sixt, as well as some local car hire companies.
Foreign exchange can be found in both Arrivals and Departures. Shops are available, including duty free, and cafes, restaurants, and bars exist throughout the terminal building. Other facilities include public telephones, a post office, ATM, hairdresser, tourist information, and hotel reservations. Facilities for those with special needs are good.
Parking at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport is charged at TL 7.50 for the first hour, TL 10.50 for up to three hours, and TL 25.50 for 12-24 hours. Long-term parking rates are TL 55 for up to four days and TL 86 for a week.
There are wifi hotspots throughout the airport. Passengers in airport and club lounges may use the internet for free. However, other passengers will need to pay a fee.
Conference facilities are located in the International Terminal, while the Millennium Lounge offers business services like internet kiosks, phones, and fax.
Izmir International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.