Şırnak Şerafettin Elçi Airport operated by DHMİ; 61 km from the city center and 9 km from Cizre, one of the districts of Şırnak. The airport is 1 - 1.5 hours from the center and 10 - 15 minutes from Cizre. The airport is only open to domestic flights and there are direct flights from Istanbul and Ankara. Şırnak Şerafettin Elçi Airport, which has a production value of nearly 120 million TL, serves an average of 300 thousand passengers annually according to 2015 data. The number of passengers served in August 2018 (only one month) was 38 thousand. Thus, the number of passengers increased by 32% compared to the same month of the previous year. While the increase in aircraft traffic was detected as 23%, this rate was 43% for freight traffic. Consequently, Şerafettin Elçi Airport, which has been serving for more than 5 years, serves more citizens every day and the flights are increasing accordingly.
There are two airline companies operating direct flights from Istanbul and Ankara to Şerafettin Elçi Airport: Turkish Airlines and Anadolujet. You can reach Şırnak Şerafettin Elçi Airport by direct flights from Istanbul Atatürk, İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen and Ankara Esenboğa airports. The airport, which is located on Cizre - İdil highway, was founded in 2013 and started its operations. The airport, which is located on an area of 6600 square meters, has many facilities ranging from health services to banks, ATMs and exchange offices. You can reach Şırnak Şerafettin Elçi Airport by calling 0486 636 77 00 - 01 - 02.
In Şırnak, which has a long history and is also called ’Şehr-i Nuh da, urban transportation alternatives are very limited. The fact that there is no public transport from the airport to the city center makes it attractive to rent a car and take a taxi. On the other hand, it is hard to say that there is a comfortable transportation in the city center by public transportation. However, it is possible to visit the city center by bus or minibus or by walking. However, when you look at the bus times from the internet, it is very difficult for a foreigner to reach the information like where the bus passes from where you go to your destination. Şirafettin Elçi Airport is the only airport in Şırnak, and the most ideal choice for transportation to the city center is car rental, transfer service and taxi.
As Şırnak Şerafettin Elçi Airport is quite far from the city center, transportation is becoming an important problem. Because the distance between the airport and the city center is approximately 61 km, and therefore a bit of cost to get a taxi. In this case, the most smart thing to do when you go to Şırnak will be to rent a car rather than taking a taxi. On the other hand, it may also be an option to ask the hotel to send you a transfer vehicle to pick you up from the airport. You can get to Şırnak city center from Şerafettin Elçi Airport in an average of 1 - 1,5 hours. Although it is not Şırnak city center, it is the most advantageous method to go to Cizre by taxi, which is only 9 km away from the airport.
Car Rental: Located in South Eastern Anatolia Region, the most comfortable and comfortable way to go to Sirnak is undoubtedly the airline. However, the distance to the city center of Şırnak Şerafettin Elçi Airport makes the city transportation a little difficult. In this case, the most ideal option to get to the center, which is 1 - 1,5 km away from the airport, is to rent a car. The passengers going to Şırnak city center will prefer to rent a car instead of getting into a taxi, as it will be more costly.
Şırnak Şerafettin Elçi Airport has two companies that provide car rental services: Cizre Car Rental and Avis. These companies, which work online or by telephone, can pre-book before arriving at the airport, and you can pick up your vehicle without waiting. To save time and money, car rental is the ideal choice for getting to the city center from the airport. Moreover, you can reach the city center in 45-50 minutes if you use the D400 road with the car you rent.
Transfer: If there is a better method than renting a car, then there is no doubt to request a transfer from the hotel. You can call your hotel and ask them to send you a transfer to pick you up from the airport.
Taxi: Şerafettin Elçi There are taxis waiting for you 24/7 at the exit of the arrival terminal and you can reach the city center in an average hour. If you do not see the airport taxis, you can also call a taxi from one of the taxi stops below.
You can call a taxi to the airport by calling the City Taxi Taxi (04862163540), Health Taxi, Tekser Taxi (04862164066), New Flower Taxi (04862165153), Guven Taxi (04862161935) or Silopi Habur (04865187523).
Taxi from Şerafettin Elçi Airport to get to Şırnak city center can be a cost option. If you are going to Cizre district instead of city center, you will have the most economical and comfortable option for you. Cizre is 10 minutes away from Şerafettin Elçi Airport.
One of the most convenient means of transportation to Şerafettin Elçi Airport, which is the only airport in the city from the city center, is to request a transfer from the hotel you are staying in, but if this is not possible, your second alternative may be to rent a car. As in most of our provinces, there is quite a distance between the city center and the airport in Şırnak. It is a bit expensive to arrive at Şerafettin Elçi Airport, which is an average of 61 km from Şırnak city center.
Car Rental: Sirnak city center Şerafettin Elçi Airport is the most convenient and affordable transportation option to rent a car we can say. This option is attractive because of the limited service of public transport and the fact that taxis are a little more costly. On the other hand, to go around the city to go to the surrounding provinces to have your own vehicle offers the possibility to travel more comfortably. Thus, one of the most important problems, such as the transportation problem in a simple way to solve your energy is your time.
There are two car rental companies in Şırnak city center and Cizre. Avis (04862166677) or a car you can rent from Cizre Car Rental Company can reach Şerafettin Elçi Airport in 45-50 minutes via the D400 road.
Transfer: You can request a transfer service from the car rental hotel to the airport. Therefore, you can easily reach the airport and you will not have a road fatigue by using the vehicle.
Taxi: The nearest settlement of Şerafettin Elçi Airport is Cizre. Although it is not an economical way to go to the city center by taxi, which is 61 km to the airport, we cannot say the same thing for transportation to Cizre. You can reach Cizre in 10 minutes by the taxis providing 24/7 service at the airport exit. If your comfort is more important than cost, you may have another alternative to take a taxi from Şırnak city center to Şerafettin Elçi Airport.
City Taxi (04862163540), New Flower Taxi (04862165153), Tekser Taxi (04862164066), Health Taxi, Trust Taxi (04862161935) or Silopi Habur (04865187523) provide transportation services 24 hours a day.