Rize-Artvin Airport, which was opened on 14 May 2022, attracted great attention from the first week. According to the data of Turkey's Travel Site enuygun.com, searches for flights to the region increased by 350% thanks to the newly opened airport.
Enuygun Trade Director Orkun Özkan stated that they are pleased with the increase in flight ticket searches to the region even though it has been a week since the airport was opened, and that the new airport is much closer to Rize and Artvin centres, and that the project means time savings for travelers who will visit the region.
Rize-Artvin Airport, which was put into service on 14 May 2022 with a great ceremony, left behind a busy week. According to the data obtained by Turkey's leading travel site enuygun.com for the airport, flight ticket searches to the region increased by 350% in the first week.
The destination with the most flights from Rize-Artvin Airport in Turkey was Istanbul!
According to Enuygun.com's data, Istanbul was the destination to which people who bought domestic flight tickets from Rize-Artvin Airport flew the most in the first week. Istanbul was followed by Ankara, Izmir, Antalya and Bodrum. The destinations most preferred by passengers who bought international flight tickets from Rize-Artvin Airport are; Baku, Chisinau, Nicosia and Stuttgart. In the same data, it was revealed that 70% of the passengers preferred to travel alone. Source: Flight ticket searches for Rize-Artvin Airport increased by 350%.
Enuygun Commercial Director Orkun Özkan: "Nature is now a ticket away"
Enuygun Trade Director Orkun Özkan stated that they are happy with the attention even though it has only been a week, and said, “Passengers who wanted to travel to Rize and Artvin by plane had to go to Trabzon Airport in the past. However, the airport in question was located 100 km from Rize Center and 226 km from Artvin Center. With the new Rize-Artvin Airport opened now, these distances have decreased to 120 km in Artvin Center and 35 km in Rize Center, minimizing the time loss of passengers.” made statements. Stating that this project means economic prosperity for the people of the region, Özkan stated that Pokut Plateau in Rize and Artvin Karagöl are close to the airport and must-see travel routes, and both cities have many more beauties to see.
Rize-Artvin Airport, which has attracted great interest since the first day it opened and has the privilege of being the second airport built on the sea in our country, hosted 8 passengers in the first week. While there are round-trip flights from the airport to Istanbul Airport, once to Ankara Airport and once to Sabiha Gökçen Airport, it is expected that the airlines operating flights and the number of flights will increase.