is 18 km (11 miles) south of the
city on the way to Selçuk, Ephesus,
and Pamukkale (map).
It serves many flights to Istanbul and Ankara,
and some to other domestic and
European destinations as well.
Express Airlines and Pegasus have
chosen ADB as a hub and are expanding
their route systems, allowing
travelers to fly between İzmir
and other Turkish and European
cities without having to change
planes at Istanbul or Ankara. More...
A new Domestic Routes (İç Hatlar) terminal, the largest in Turkey, is under construction. Completion is planned for sometime in 2014, but as of April, construction continued.
Until the new terminal is open, all Domestic flights will operate
from the International (Dış Hatlar) Terminal.
TTP users have complained of high
prices for food and drink at
airports, and İzmir's Adnan
Menderes Airport is no exception.
You may find, as I did, that prices
for a coffee, a beer or a sandwich
40% higher than
in expensive Frankfurt, and twice
as expensive as at Paris's
de Gaulle Airport.
You might want to bring your own
transport between the airport and İzmir is easy,
with frequent İzban Metro and regional trains and airport
Transport from Menderes Airport
south to Selçuk, (Ephesus), Şirince and
Kuşadası, and southeast to Denizli (for Pamukkale)
can be done by train or
60 km (37 miles) south of ADB, reachable
by train or rental
how to drive it).
252 km (157 miles) from ADB, a drive
of about 4 hours (4 hours
by train). (More
full transport information.
Here is my İzmir
Region Transport Map.
Here is the official Adnan
Menderes Airport website.
—by Tom Brosnahan