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The 30 largest airports and airlines in Turkey

Further information is provided on the 30 biggest airports in Turkey. At Atatürk International Airport alone, 68 airlines operate and serve flights to and from 227 destinations.

Out of the six airlines of the country we have listed biggest 6. Turkish Airlines is leading here with a total of 331 flight destinations.

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The 30 biggest airports in Turkey

Freight volume

In 2020, a total of 6.87 billion ton-kilometers (= total mass transported in tons multiplied by kilometers traveled) of cargo was moved by air in Turkey. Atatürk International Airport alone accounted for around 466,553 metric tons.

The biggest airlines based in Turkey

The largest airline in the country with scheduled passenger traffic and in terms of fleet size is Turkish Airlines. In 2021, it carried 44.80 million passengers. It currently has a fleet of 407 aircrafts. The main airlines for civil passenger traffic in Turkey are:

IATANameCallsignFleet sizeDestinations
TKTurkish AirlinesTurkish407331
PCPegasus AirlinesSunturk95120
XCCorendon AirlinesCorendon29145
FHFreebird AirlinesFreebird Air1080
TITailwind AirlinesTailwind540

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