Kayseri Erkilet Airport

Kayseri Erkilet (ASR) Airport in the Ancient Cultural City


Kayseri Erkilet Airport is also known as Erkilet International Airport. It is an air base for militia as well provides flight services to the passengers. This airport is located in the northern Kayseri, 5 km away from the Province of Turkey.

The international airport of Kayseri Erkilet is capable of managing the heavy weight of aircrafts like Boeing 747. However, the aircrafts commonly noticed in this international airport are Boeing 757 jets and Boeing 737 jets. Moreover, cargo airlines also manage flights from Kayseri Erkilet Airport runway to destinations and vice versa.  

In its previous year, the airport was capable of serving 600,000 passengers in a year.  Only in the springtime of 2007, the international terminal was inaugurated exclusively. After which, the total capacity improved up to a million passengers annually.

Upon boarding from the plane, the public buses are accessible outside of the airport gate. They route the passengers to the city centre and airport conversely. If the bus seems too much of a hassle taxis and cars are also available for hiring. The best transportation option would be a pre –arrangement pickup through your hotel or associated travel agency.


The foremost construction of terminal building was completed by the administration of Province and 12th Air Transportation Main Base Command operated the opening terminal operations. After the DLH initiated terminal building construction finished, domestic flights started operating from 15th November, 1998 and General Directorate of State Aiports Authority (DHMI) began functioning as the terminal operator.

The single terminal building was used for both domestic and international passengers till June, 2007. Then after the formal opening of current international terminal and supporting structures on June 30 separate terminal came into existence. However, the domestic terminal was getting old and worn out so from 2009, it was decided to use the new international terminal as a joint line for domestic and international destinations. The service ran for both purposes until the construction of new and exclusive domestic terminal finished and was inaugurated on 21st August 2010.


A number of aircrafts fulfill their destination routes via Kayseri Erkilet International Airport. The fleets currently operational under this airport are : Atlas Global, Borajet, Corendon Airlines, Onur Air, Pegasus Airlines, SunExpress, SunExpress Deutschland and Turkish Airlines.


During the woking years of Kayseri Erkilet Airport, no significant awards has been presented formally. However, it is honored as one of the prominent minor international airports in Turkey and renowned in whole Europe.

Routes and Destinations

The international destination routes offered by the above fleets operational under Kaysero Erkilet Airport are: Amsterdam (Corendon Airlines), Antalya, Izmir, Stuttgart, Vienna (Pegaus Airlines), Dusseldorf (Sun Express), Munich (SunExpress Deutschland) etc.

Why fly through this airport

How to check-in

Passengers can check in through counters and online official websites. Since, the security checkpoints are stiff and process a long time interval. To avoid such situation, following points are advised:

  • At check points, put down all the metallic objects such as watch, cigarette, cell phone, coins, lighter etc. Also leave clothing like jacket, coat, cloak in check point containers for x-ray inspection.
  • Moreover, remove electronic appliances like laptop from their case and place on the strap of x-ray for inspection individually.    
  • Without the first security personnel’s call, be all set to perform the above issues quickly and stand in front of the check point.  
  • You are only allowed to cross the restricted red line after the passenger in front completes the process.
  • In case metal detector beeps on your security check in, act accordingly to the security staff’s instructions.
  • Be sure to inform the security personnel in advance in search cabins if you are carrying valuable jewelries or objects and money,  
  • Passengers carrying specialized cinema film are required to pass through security check points with charge tent. They will manually check the film as they are prone to X-ray beams.
  • Regular assessments of security devices are performed and standards are maintained by the Turkey Nuclear Energy Authority.
  • The security check point standards are for all the passengers. So no special excuses are treated exceptionally.
  • Weapons, fake guns, toys, explosive cannot be carried along and will be confiscated as illegal intervention acts.  


Baggage and Allowance

Baggage limitations vary according to different airlines policy.  There are some standards to be followed. These details can be gathered from the carrier’s official website or information desk at the airport. Baggage charge increase or decrease in accordance to their weight


Seating position can be confirmed at the informational desk in the airport. Different seating positions are shaped in different carrier planes. It will be convenient later if you book your seats early.

Booking fee

Booking fee information can be found online or at the carrier’s desk in airport.  

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 Who flies to Kayseri

 Airport Contact Details

Kayseri Airport


Tel:+90 (0)352 3375494
Fax:+90 (0)352 3375241


DHMİ (State Airports Authority)

 Location Details

Longitude:35° 29' 43'' E
Latitude:38° 46' 13'' N

 Airport Location

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