Introduction of Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport
İzmir Adnan Menderes Airport (IATA: ADB, ICAO: LTBJ) is an international airport serving İzmir and most of the surrounding province in Turkey. It is named after former Turkish prime minister Adnan Menderes. It is located 18 km (11 mi) southwest of the city center in the Gaziemir district along the D.550 highway, which continues south through Selçuk and Aydın before eventually reaching Gökova in Muğla. The new international terminal, which was designed by Yakup Hazan Architecture, opened in September 2006, with the new domestic terminal opening around March 2014. It replaced Çiğli Air Base which is now used only as a military base.
In 2017, ADB served 12.8 million passengers, 10.5 million of which were domestic passengers. It has ranked 5th in terms of total passenger traffic (after Istanbul Airport, Antalya Airport, Sabiha Gökçen Airport and Esenboğa Airport), and 4th in terms of domestic passenger traffic (after Atatürk Airport, Sabiha Gökçen Airport and Esenboğa Airport) within the country.