Istanbul’s airports serve over 15M passengers in first two months

The number of passengers carried on domestic and international flights from the three airports in Istanbul, namely Ataturk International Airport, Sabiha GAlkcen and Istanbul Airport, in January and February this year increased by 216,490 with respect to the same period last year. Around 9.8 million passengers departed from and arrived at the Ataturk Airport in the first two months of this year, according to data compiled from the General Directorate of State Airports Authority (DHMI), with more than 2.65 million being served in domestic flights and around 7.19 million being served in international flights.

In the same period of the year, more than 3.35 million and 1.89 million passengers received service at the Sabiha GAlkcen Airport’s domestic and foreign flights, respectively.

Meanwhile, a total of 119,268 domestic passengers and 83,310 international passengers used the Istanbul Airport, whose first phase officially opened on Oct. 29. The number of passengers at three airports in the city stood at 15.285 million in the first two months. This figure was around 15.069 million in the same period last year.

Source: Civil Aviation Authority