Menu

Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen Airport handles more passengers in 2017

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

The Sabiha Gökçen Airport, located on the Asian side of Istanbul, handled a total of 3.2 million passengers last month, and the number of passengers using the airport saw a 13% increase compared to the figures in the last year over the same period, which was 2.6 million.

sabiha gokcen security check

The number of domestic flight passengers hit 2 million in July with a 12% increase, while one million international flight passengers used the airport last month, seeing a 15% increase.

Moreover, the airport also handled a total of 17.4 million passengers in the first seven months of 2017, representing 4% increase from the last year’s figures.

The number of domestic flight passengers in the first seven months of 2017 using the airport has increased 3%, hitting 11.7 million, while international flight passengers were 5.7 million, with a 6% increase over the same period.

The highest number of passengers at the airport meanwhile was recorded on July 28, with a total of 109,928 passengers.

Booking.com
Advertisement
Advertisement

Most Read Turkey related news since January 1, 2017

Prev Next

Destinations

Spend a Romantic Weekend in Tallinn, Estonia

Spend a Romantic Weekend in Tallinn, Estonia

Beginning of December 2016, me and my wife visited Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, and if you are searching for a romantic weekend, then you should consider Tallinn. The Estonian capital offers tra...

Best of Greek Islands with Celestyal Cruises

Best of Greek Islands with Celestyal Cruises

In Summer 2016, I had chance to sail to Greek Islands with the Celestyal Cruises. In an organization with Karavan Cruises, travelers enjoyed best of Greek islands with Celestyal and received a compl...

Unique and Luxurious Vacation Destination in Turkey: Cappadocia

Unique and Luxurious Vacation Destination in Turkey: Cappadocia

ftnNEWS would like to present you a unique vacation idea here in Turkey: Cappadocia Region. Located on the central Anatolia plateau within a volcanic landscape sculpted by erosion to form a successi...