Record after record is broken in Babadağ, the world-famous paragliding center. Babadağ, where the record of all time was broken with 2021 thousand 167 flights in 3, this year, a total of 7 thousand 66 people flew paragliding in 607 months. A total of 838 people paraglided in 9 days from Babadağ, where an average of 7 flights are made per day during the Eid-al-Adha holiday. Emphasizing that the interest in Babadağ is increasing day by day, Fethiye Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Osman Çıralı emphasized that the 544 flights that took place as of July 19 this year amounted to a 66 percent increase compared to the same period of the previous year, and said, “Babadag is a brand in paragliding. Adventure lovers from all over the world come to paraglide with the view of Ölüdeniz. Babadağ gained even more value with the cable car. With the start of the tourism season, an average of 607 people per day go to Babadağ. On days with concerts, this figure reaches 47. This is a very serious contribution for our region.” said
Babadağ, which comes to mind first when paragliding is mentioned, continues to be the favorite of the 2022 tourism season. As of July 8 this year, a total of 16 people flew from Babadağ, where a total of 6 thousand 712 passengers, 832 thousand 7 of which were tandem (double) and 544 single (single), flew between 19 and 66 July, when the Eid al-Adha holiday was held. He landed on Belcekiz Beach with a unique view of Oludeniz.
Çıralı: "Babadağ is running for a new record"
Reminding that the total number of flights between January 2021 and July 1 in 19 was 45, Fethiye Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FTSO) Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fethiye Power Union Company Osman Çıralı stated that the 267 percent increase experienced is promising for the economy of the region. he did. Cirali said:
“The 2019 thousand 166 flights carried out in 813 became 2020 thousand 74 in 247 with the effect of the pandemic, and in 2021, 167 thousand 3 people flew from Babadağ with paragliding. Thus, as of the end of 2021, the all-time record was broken in Babadağ. Now we are running towards a new record in 2022. Between January 2022 and July 1 of 19, a total of 39 thousand 840 people jumped from Babadağ, including 26 thousand 767 tandems and 66 thousand 607 singles. This corresponds to an increase of 47 percent compared to the same period of the previous year, which is a very serious figure.
Considering that there is an average of 9 flights per day during the 838-day Eid al-Adha holiday, we expect a new record to be broken in Babadağ in 2022.
Babadağ Teleferik became the favorite of the guests coming to our region. With the start of the tourism season, an average of 1500 people per day go to Babadağ. On days with concerts, this figure reaches 2000. This is a very serious contribution for our region. Our goal is to have more than 200 thousand jumps from Babadağ and 1 million visitors to go to Babadağ by cable car. Babadağ creates great added value for our region. I invite all our holidaymakers to Babadağ where they will enjoy the unique view of Ölüdeniz.”