Bodrum Airport ; Gate to gems of Aegean
Bodrum Airport is known as an international airport located in the Milas district of Muğla city. The airport serves passengers in the Bodrum district. Every year, millions of people prefer this airport to have a holiday in Bodrum. In addition, the airport accepts passengers not only from Turkey but also from Europe and America.
Bodrum airport, which started operating in 1980, was serving small planes due to geographical conditions. In addition, the airport had a short runway. However, when the Bodrum district began to be visited by millions of people for holiday purposes, the airport began to be developed.
Bodrum Airport is shown as one of the most important airports in Turkey with its international terminal built recently. The airport is being renewed day by day and has a dynamic structure.
Where is Bodrum Airport?
Location of Bodrum Airport
Bodrum Airport is named after the districts of “Milas” and “Bodrum” where it is located. The airport has provided the development of the tourism sector in this region. It is also shown as one of the important structures for Turkey.
Bodrum Airport is close to all Aegean cities. In this way, tourists visiting Turkey can go to all Aegean cities through Bodrum Airport. For this reason, it is one of the most preferred airports by tourists from abroad. Finally, Bodrum Airport is also very close to Turkey’s most important holiday centers.
Distance of Bodrum Airport to Important Areas
We have said that Bodrum Airport is very close to many tourism centers. For example, places such as Aydın, Didim, Kuşadası, and Söke, which are the most distinguished areas of Turkey, can be reached very easily via Bodrum Airport. In addition, the airport is 32 km from Bodrum town, 12 km from Milas, and 82 km from Didim town.
Bodrum Airport was previously preferred only by passengers who wanted to go to Bodrum district. But nowadays it is preferred for many holiday regions and different cities. There are also many hotels and cafes around Bodrum Airport
Bodrum Airport terminals
Bodrum Airport International Terminal
The terminals in Bodrum Airport are divided into two as domestic and international terminals. The international terminal is one of the most preferred areas in the airport. The international terminal section covers a total area of 95,683 square meters. There is a limit of 114 buses in the park.
Bodrum Airport’s international terminal provides service only to international passengers. The terminal capacity is calculated as 5 million passengers. There are 66 check-in counters in total. Passport checks are carried out at 18 different points.
The luggage handling system has a total luggage capacity of 5,000. The system includes an automatic sorter, 2 baggage carousels, an explosion detection system, and five baggage delivery carousels.
Bodrum Airport Domestic Terminal
The domestic terminal of Bodrum Airport is calculated as a total of 16,500 square meters. The parking area is known as 13,500 square meters in total. Bodrum Airport has a total of 26 check-in counters in the domestic terminal.
Bodrum Airport has a luggage capacity of 2000 in the domestic terminal. It is known that there are 4 baggage claim carousels for sorting incoming baggage. Finally, there are 2 manual carousels for outgoing baggage sorting.