Adana Airport (ADA)

Adana Airport or Adana Şakirpaşa Airport is an international airport located in Adana, Turkey. The airport serves mainly to Cilicia region and in a lesser extent to the provinces surrounding Cilicia, due to its frequent domestic flight schedule and several flights to international destinations. With 5.1 million passengers in 2019, it is the sixth-busiest airport in Turkey. Opened in 1937, Şakirpaşa Airport is the oldest airport in Turkey that is still in public service.


Adana Airport was constructed on farmland at the Şakirpaşa area, 2.3 km west of the historical city centre. It was opened to service as a civil-military airport in 1937 and became a full civil airport in 1956.

Passenger traffic at Adana Airport is doubled since 2011, hitting a record in 2018 with 5,630,674 passengers. Due to economical downturn in Turkey, total number of passenger dropped for the first time in 10 years in 2019 with 10 percent. There are 436 weekly departures to 23 routes from the airport, connecting the region to 8 destinations in Turkey, 11 in Germany, 3 in the Middle East and one in N.Cyprus. Ercan is the shortest (40 min.), Hamburg is the longest route (4 hours). Route to both airports in Istanbul, is one of the busiest in Turkey, with 201 departures weekly, almost half of the total flights.

In February 2023, the airport was closed due to runway damage as a result of the 2023 Turkey–Syria earthquake.

Destination name

Adana Airport
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