84 Million Ropeway Project to Akdağ Ski Center: Mayor of Samsun's Ladik District Selim Özbalcı from AK Party said that they are preparing an 84 million TL cable car project to facilitate access to Akdağ Winter Sports and Ski Center. Mayor Özbalcı said that the project will positively affect both winter sports and plateau tourism in the district.
Ladik Mayor Selim Özbalcı said that they prepared a ropeway project for Akdağ at 1800 meter altitude. Akdağ Winter Sports and Ski Center 2010 in the 1675-meter ski slope and 1300 meter, indicating that the chairlift was done Ozbalci, the center of the problem of transportation to the ski center in the center, he said. The road from the district to the ski resort to encounter problems encountered in the transportation Ozbalci, said:
“We prepared a ropeway project to improve tourism by providing transportation in Akdağ in winter and summer. The 4-kilometer-long cable car project will consist of 12 cabins for 10 people each. Access to Akdağ will be easier as the cable car will be used in summer and winter. It costs 84 million TL. Ladik has a very nice ski center. We think that the cable car project will provide a great added value to our district and city. "
Stating that athletes from Amasya, Ordu, Sinop and Çorum also come to Ladik Ski Center in addition to Samsun, Mayor Özbalcı explained that Akdağ is an attraction point for skiing and plateau tourism. President Selim Özbalcı continued as follows:
“This advantage needs to be exploited and developed. At this point, we attach great importance to the ropeway project. Of course, it is not possible for us to do this with our municipality's own means. We asked for support from our Youth and Sports Minister to support the project. We told him about the project. Our work continues. I hope we can bring this macro project to our district and province.