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ANNUAL REPORT 2014

DHMI Air Traffic Control Services in Turkey

traffic control services (Istanbul Atatürk, Ankara alerting service, planning air traffic flow above Turkey,
Esenboğa, Izmir Adnan Menderes, Antalya, training services, publishing and updating aviation
Muğla Dalaman, Trabzon, Nevşehir Kapadokya, publications are just some of numerous DHMI’s
Ağrı, Bursa Yenişehir, Çanakkale, Denizli Çardak, activity spheres.
Elazığ, Erzincan, Hatay, Kahramanmaraş, Kars,
Muş, Samsun/Çarşamba, Siirt, Sinop, Sivas Nuri The DHMI provides air navigation services by means
Demirağ, Şanlıurfa Gap, Tokat, Uşak, Van Ferit of its approach control units and aerodrome control
Melen, Bingöl, Kastamonu, Şırnak Şerafettin Elçi, towers at 44 Turkish airports; and en-route air
Zafer, Iğdır, Erzurum, Gaziantep, Tekirdağ Çorlu, navigation services throughout Turkish airspace from
Z. Çaycuma, Istanbul S.gökçen, Antalya Gazipaşa, two separate Area Control Centres located in Ankara
Adana, Muğla Milas-Borum, Isparta S. Demirel, and Istanbul. The İzmir (A. Menderes) Approach
Adıyaman, Balıkesir Koca Seyit, Çanakkale Control Unit also provides area control services for
Gökçeada, Mardin, Aydın/Çıldır. the southern part of the Istanbul FIR. These Area
Control Centers have also taken on responsibility
Responsibilities of some transition tasks in the area and arranging
air traffic flow to / from Europe. The DHMI takes all
DHMI came into existence on 1933, taking the measures to provide a high quality service in a safe
responsibilities of the safety of air navigation within ATM environment.
the civil airspace in Turkey. Its zone of activities
extends from ground level to flight level 450. Air The DHMI Air Navigation Department is responsible
traffic control, Aeronautical information service, for the following tasks:

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