Hakkâri Yüksekova Selahaddin Eyyubi Airport, which was opened in 2015 after 5 years of work, was closed in August 2015 due to armed conflicts in the region and opened again in September 2016. Direct flights from Istanbul (Atatürk Airport) and Ankara to Turkish Airlines are organized from the airport, where only domestic flights are carried out. Late in the year, which is 160 thousand passengers stopping point Hakkari Yüksekova Airport also possible to find direct flights from other cities in Turkey.
There are minibuses and municipal buses in the city center of Hakkâri, which is located in the east of the Eastern Anatolia Region and borders with Iran and Iraq. Yüksekova is approximately 80 kilometers away from Hakkâri city center and only minibuses are available on this route. Hakkâri Yüksekova Saladin Airport, which is much closer to the city center, is about 3 kilometers from the center. Buses, which are the most preferred public transportation vehicles in the city, serve between 06:30 and 20:00 in the morning. You can also use taxis to go from one place to another in Hakkari.
To get to the city center from Hakkari Yüksekova Selahaddin Eyyubi Airport, the 80 km road must be traveled. Minibuses are used as public transportation vehicles on this route, which is not served by the city buses. After 18:00, minibus flights end and other alternatives for transportation are taking place. Taxi, taking into account the distance is a bit expensive, but the place you want to go to the fastest and most comfortable travel as a means of transportation. Other options you may prefer are; car rental and transfer.
Minibus: Hakkari Yüksekova Selahaddin Eyyubi Airport, which is the only public transportation vehicle serving between the city center, is also the most economical transportation option. The minibuses, which depart from the exit of the airport terminal building at the beginning of every hour, serve between 07:00 and 18:00. Outside these hours, there is no public transport available to the city center. You can reach the city center in 90 - 100 minutes by minibus from Hakkari Yüksekova Selahaddin Eyyubi Airport. Of course, this time may vary depending on the number of passengers and traffic density.
Taxi: After 18:00, there is no alternative to the city center from Hakkari Yüksekova Selahaddin Eyyubi Airport. You can reach the city center in 60 - 70 minutes by taking any one of the taxis waiting in front of the airport terminal building. Due to the long distance, you can negotiate with the driver before you start your journey. For further information, please call 0438 300 33 33.
Car Rental: In Hakkari, the car rental formula can save you a great deal of trouble because of the lack of transportation network. As soon as you arrive at Hakkâri Yüksekova Selahaddin Eyyubi Airport, you can contact the offices within the terminal building and you can also rent a car by going to www.havaalaniotokiralama.org website and making a reservation. It takes an average of 70 to 80 minutes to get to the city center from the airport by car.
Transfer: Airport transfer from Hakkari Yüksekova Selahaddin Eyyubi Airport, which is the easiest and easiest way to get to the city center, is divided into two separate options. First, you benefit from the transfer service of the hotel where you plan to stay. You can find out at least one day before your trip by calling your hotel or going to the website to see if it provides transfer services. If it does, you should inform the hotel authorities about your flight information. Upon arrival, you will send your driver with a chauffeured vehicle that will be ready right in front of the terminal building when you board your plane at Hakkari Yüksekova Selahaddin Eyyubi Airport. You are also enjoying this different journey. However, most hotels charge extra for airport transfers. In order to avoid a last minute problem, it is better to talk all the details before traveling with your hotel. If you want to take advantage of the other transfer services provided by private companies, you can get detailed information by going to the offices of airport transfer companies at the airport and providing transfer services. AYT Tourism is considered as one of the best service companies in this field. You can also get more detailed information on the website or by telephone. In addition, the more people benefit from the transfer service at the same time, the per capita wages are also decreasing at the right rate. So if you can find a few more people wanting to go to the city center with you, you can make your journey at much more affordable prices.
Minibuses which are the only public transportation vehicles you can use to go to Hakkâri Yüksekova Selahaddin Eyyubi Airport from the city center are also operating in a certain time interval. For this reason, other transportation alternatives you may prefer on the route where transportation is very difficult are taxi, car rental and transfer. Hakkari Yüksekova Salahaddin Eyyubi 80 kilometers between the city center and taking into account, if you prefer private transportation vehicles in terms of the number of people may be recommended. In this way, you have the chance to benefit from a more convenient transportation by dividing the fee.
Minibus: The minibuses, which are the most used transportation alternative in the city transportation with buses, can also be accepted as the most economical means of transportation for those who want to go to Hakkari Yüksekova Selahaddin Eyyubi Airport. The minibuses serving between 07:00 and 18:00 are moving around the clock. Although it may vary according to the traffic density and the number of passengers, it takes an average of 90 - 100 minutes to go by minibus from the city center to the airport. Therefore, if you do not want to miss the airplane departure time, you must leave the ticket quite early in the hour.
Taxi: Taxis that are frequently used by those who are in a hurry or who will be on the night airplane can be a bit expensive because there are 80 kilometers from Hakkari Yüksekova Selahaddin Eyyubi Airport and the city center. Taxi stops in the city center; You can call a taxi to your location by calling the City Taxi Stop (0438 211 41 45), Health Taxi Stop (0438 211 23 08), Hyacinth Taxi Stop (0438 211 34 36) and Our Taxi Stop (0438 211 08 58). You can also go to the airport by turning a taxi from the road. The journey, which lasts for 60 - 70 minutes, can last longer in winter, especially during the winter hours due to icing of the road and security measures.
Car Hire: Hakkari Car Rental, which will save you a great trouble during your trip, also from the city center Hakkari Yüksekova Selahaddin Eyyubi Airport also makes it very easy to go. You can buy and book the car rental companies in the city center. Moreover, if you book early, you can also benefit from the discounts and opportunities offered by the companies. It takes an average of 70 - 80 minutes to go to Hakkari Yüksekova Selahaddin Eyyubi Airport with the car you rent from the city center.